Request for review (small) 8026303: CMS: JVM intermittently crashes with "FreeList of size 258 violates Con,servation Principle" assert
jon.masamitsu at oracle.com
Sat Nov 23 07:01:50 UTC 2013
I'm withdrawing this review request until further notice.
On 11/22/2013 5:54 PM, Jon Masamitsu wrote:
> 8026303: CMS: JVM intermittently crashes with "FreeList of size 258
> violates Con
> servation Principle" assert
> CompactibleFreeListSpace:: par_get_chunk_of_blocks() replenishes
> the free list of a given size by splitting a larger chunk. The code
> searched for a block that was large enough to split. If a large enough
> chunk was found it was removed from the dictionary and a split death
> was recorded. If the remainder after splitting would be too small, that
> block was returned to the dictionary but forgot to fix the split death
> The fix was to move the split death accounting to the point where
> it was known that the chunk would not be put back into the dictionary.
> There was also code moved which did the accounting for the
> _unallocated_block (updated it to account for the allocation which
> could change _unallocated_block).
> The fix
> A small amount of code refactoring was done and is in
> a second webrev (along with the fix above). Both changes
> will be put back together.
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