RFR 8004124: Handle and/or warn about SI_KERNEL
mikael.gerdin at oracle.com
Thu Jun 20 14:23:32 PDT 2013
On 06/20/2013 11:08 PM, Coleen Phillimore wrote:
> This wiki page refers to 64 bit addresses and we've mostly seen this
> SI_KERNEL linux bug on 32 bit platforms. I can't remember if we've ever
> seen it on 64 bit platforms. If I exclude LP64 would you review this
That's fine with me.
> On 06/20/2013 04:27 PM, Mikael Gerdin wrote:
>> On 06/20/2013 04:48 PM, Coleen Phillimore wrote:
>>> Summary: Detect this crash in the signal handler and give a fatal error
>>> message instead of making us chase down bugs that don't reproduce
>>> This change also has more information for crash site from bug
>>> guarantee(cb->is_adapter_blob() || cb->is_method_handles_adapter_blob())
>>> failed: exception happened outside interpreter, nmethods and vtable
>>> stubs (1) <https://jbs.oracle.com/bugs/browse/JDK-8007019>
>>> There used to be two places that had the same message so they were
>>> qualified by (1) and (2). The second one is gone. Now this prints
>>> the blob and pc.
>>> Tested with full vm.quick.testlist and the sets of jdi tests that failed
>>> with -client -Xcomp and specjvm98 that used to fail with this signal
>>> code. I got one failure two days ago before this change but now it
>>> won't fail with my new message or at all.
>> The error message you added for SI_KERNEL puts the blame
>> unconditionally on the kernel.
>> As I mentioned in the bug it's possible to cause this signal
>> combination by trying to access memory with an invalid memory address
>> on non-canonical form:
>> (sorry for the wikipedia link, I don't have the Intel X86_64 manual
>> page reference at hand)
>> Basically, if we trash an object somewhere or the compiler does
>> something strange we may try to use a random value from memory as an
>> address and if that address is on non-canonical form we'll say that
>> the OS is broken when in fact it is probably our fault.
>>> open webrev at http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~coleenp/8004124/
>>> bug link at http://bugs.sun.com/view_bug.do?bug_id=8004124
>>> local bug link https://jbs.oracle.com/bugs/browse/JDK-8004124
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