RFR: 8012241 Kitchensink crashed with OOME on linux x64

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Tue Jun 18 11:20:42 PDT 2013

On 06/18/2013 07:10 PM, Zhengyu Gu wrote:
> NMT shuts itself down when it encounters OOM. But most of time, OOM is encountered by other parts of VM, which could result in fatal error. The change is to intercept OOM in os::malloc() and shutdown NMT, hopefully will free enough memory to allow VM to continue executing.
> Bug:  https://jbs.oracle.com/bugs/browse/JDK-8012241
> External bug: Not available
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~zgu/8012241/webrev.00/

Was it actually possible to test this?


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