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  1. Jira Server and Data Center
  2. JRASERVER-59362

Java crash in HotSpot with jvm.dll ciObjectFactory::create_new_metadata

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      Summary

      Java rarely crash (SIGSEGV) in HotSpot with error 'jvm.dll ciObjectFactory::create_new_metadata'

      Environment

      • Java 8u40+

      Steps to Reproduce

      Unknown

      Expected Results

      Works fine.

      Actual Results

      JVM crash, in hs_err_pidXX.log can be found:

      # JRE version: Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (8.0_45-b14) (build 1.8.0_45-b14)
      # Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (25.45-b02 mixed mode linux-amd64 compressed oops)
      # Problematic frame:
      # V  [libjvm.so+0x432007]  ciObjectFactory::create_new_metadata(Metadata*)+0x327
      
      ---------------  T H R E A D  ---------------
      Current thread (0x00007fcded5c2800):  JavaThread "C2 CompilerThread0" daemon [_thread_in_vm, id=27072, stack(0x00007fcd69e46000,0x00007fcd69f47000)]
      
      siginfo: si_signo: 11 (SIGSEGV), si_code: 1 (SEGV_MAPERR), si_addr: 0x0000000000000013
      

      Notes

      See:

      Outside of JIRA, we've observed Confluence running Java 8u40 and 8u66 being affected.

      Workaround

      For Jira 6.4 - downgrade to Java7

      Given this is currently appearing to be a Java bug we're a bit limited in how we can help further.

      Update 2016-02-09 from Oracle see [JDK-8134389

      Status: IN PROGRESS
      Understanding: Cause Known
      Missing corner case handling of type 'instance_klass' in method LoadIndexed::declared_type. Similar corner case is taken care in another method “LoadIndexed::exact_type”.

      Update 2016-02-12

      • We see that in most cases there is -javaagent configured, but not sure if that 100% is related.
      • Feedback from client:

        We upgraded to the New Relic 3.25.0 agent. Our Confluence is still on 5.8.4, and our Java is still 8u60. We got through the 24-hour danger zone without any nodes crashing with a SIGSEGV, so very promising!

      Update 2017-05-29 from Oracle see [JDK-8134389

      Status:RESOLVED
      Fix Version/s: 9
      Backport to Java 8u152, see https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8168123

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              ayakovlev@atlassian.com Andriy Yakovlev [Atlassian]
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