RFR (XS): 8216316: jdk/jfr/event/gc/detailed/TestPromotionEventWithG1.java fails due to reserved TLAB area too large
goetz.lindenmaier at sap.com
Tue Jan 8 12:46:16 UTC 2019
the change looks good.
It will be tested in our test infrastructure tonight, I'll come back with
the results tomorrow... just to make sure.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas Schatzl <thomas.schatzl at oracle.com>
> Sent: Dienstag, 8. Januar 2019 13:42
> To: hotspot-gc-dev at openjdk.java.net
> Cc: Lindenmaier, Goetz <goetz.lindenmaier at sap.com>
> Subject: RFR (XS): 8216316:
> jdk/jfr/event/gc/detailed/TestPromotionEventWithG1.java fails due to
> reserved TLAB area too large
> Hi all,
> can I have reviews for this fix to some test options to make the
> TestPromotionEventWithG1 test more stable on the platforms we support?
> In particular, depending on hardware, the minimum TLAB size given in
> the test was too small to accomodate the prefetching code C2 emits when
> allocating objects.
> The fix is to minimize this buffer by twiddling with prefetching
> amounts, and increasing the minimum tlab size a bit - so that the test
> still fails with the patch for 8212766 not applied.
> Thanks go to Goetz from SAP who figured out the values for the
> prefetching so that most supported systems worked.
> @Goeth: can you check this fix on your systems too?
> Test failing test on various machines in our CI system
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