RFR(xs): 8161552: Test issue: VM init failed: GC triggered before VM initialization completed. Try increasing NewSize, current value 768K.

Zoltán Majó zoltan.majo at oracle.com
Thu Jul 21 07:49:59 UTC 2016

Hi Dima,

thank you for taking care of this issue, your changes look generally 
good to me. But I would be interested in whether you plan to 
un-quarantine the two tests that originally failed:


If yes, can you maybe do that with the current changeset? If not, can 
you please explain why?

Thank you!

Best regards,


On 07/20/2016 07:01 PM, Dmitry Fazunenko wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm looking for a couple of reviewers for a simple fix of two tests.
> The tests check some basic assertions when VM is started with max heap 
> size set to some small values.
> The tests work almost everywhere, but there are cases when  with 
> -Xmx2M GC triggered before VM initialization completed.
> 2M is valid but extremely small max heap size. Cases of usages such 
> small heap are rather theoretical than practical.
> To fix the problem I made the tests weaker, the cases setting max heap 
> to 2M are removed.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dfazunen/8161552/webrev.00/
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8161552
> Testing: locally + RBT
> Thanks,
> Dima

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