SMAuto Fails to Start With Error '...unable to allocate -4 bytes...' After Microsoft Windows Security Patch (Doc ID 1354523.1)

Last updated on JULY 25, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Real-Time Scheduler - Version 10.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following message is displayed in the SMAuto log files and the application won't start:

Log file for <planner-10.3.7-WIN32>
19/07/11 00:00:06.90 GC: Extending hash-table capacity to 16384 objects
19/07/11 00:00:06.90 Invalid value for longitude, set to 0
19/07/11 00:00:06.90 Loading from file: D:\ORS\Map\Map01.mal
19/07/11 00:00:06.90 mapOpen: number of nodes = 17530
19/07/11 00:00:06.90 mapRead: reading D:\ORS\Map\Map01.mal:NODES
19/07/11 00:00:06.99 mapRead: loaded in old map format
19/07/11 00:00:06.99 GC: starting asynchronous removal
19/07/11 00:00:06.99 GC: ending asynchronous removal
19/07/11 00:00:06.99 WARNING: assertion << unable to allocate -4 bytes >> failed in gen\src\maplib\dm_inputMap.c at line 395: exiting


No log in screen is displayed and users can't log on to ORS. SMAuto is not starting and the Process Control Daemon (PCD) tries to restart SMAuto continuously.

Changes

Applied Microsoft Windows Security Patch

Cause

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