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  1. RVM-589

Crash in GetStringUTFChars running xalan on ppc32-aix and ppc64-aix



      This is the most common failure on both ppc32-aix and ppc64-aix. It seems to impact about 1 test every other run (ie, about 0.5 tests on average).

      ===== DaCapo xalan starting =====
      WARNING: attempt to get compiled method #0
      JikesRVM: internal error: recursive use of hardware exception registers (exiting)

      – Stack –
      at [0x4169dba4] Lorg/jikesrvm/runtime/RuntimeEntrypoints; deliverHardwareException(II)V at line 718
      at [0x4169dc04] <hardware trap>
      at [0x4169dc10] Lorg/jikesrvm/jni/JNIFunctions; GetStringUTFChars(Lorg/jikesrvm/jni/JNIEnvironment;ILorg/vmmagic/unboxed/Address;)Lorg/vmmagic/unboxed/Address; at line 3981
      at [0x4169dc60] <invisible method>
      at [0x4169dcc8] <native frame>
      at [0x4169dd08] <native frame>
      at [0x4169dd90] Lgnu/java/nio/VMChannel; open(Ljava/lang/String;I)I
      at [0x4169de38] Lgnu/java/nio/VMChannel; openFile(Ljava/lang/String;I)V at line 732
      at [0x4169de70] Lgnu/java/nio/FileChannelImpl; <init>(Ljava/io/File;I)V at line 151
      at [0x4169deb0] Lgnu/java/nio/FileChannelImpl; create(Ljava/io/File;I)Lgnu/java/nio/FileChannelImpl; at line 141
      at [0x4169dee0] Ljava/io/FileOutputStream; <init>(Ljava/io/File;Z)V at line 164
      at [0x4169df28] Ljava/io/FileOutputStream; <init>(Ljava/io/File;)V at line 129
      at [0x4169df50] Ldacapo/xalan/XalanHarness$XalanWorker; run()V at line 80
      at [0x4169dfb0] Lorg/jikesrvm/scheduler/RVMThread; run()V at line 595
      at [0x4169dfe8] Lorg/jikesrvm/scheduler/RVMThread; startoff()V at line 620

      One instance is: http://jikesrvm.anu.edu.au/cattrack/results/piccolo.watson.ibm.com/core-ppc32/4370/prototype/default/dacapo/xalan

      I suspect a problem is that if a GC happens at this program point we're making a mistake when interpreting the stackframes, but it's possible that there is some other problem (or that this is an indirect crash caused by the current known problems of Identity HashMaps in the bootimage).




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              zyridium Daniel Frampton
              dgrove dgrove
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