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Bug 215244 - dev-java/sun-jdk- crashes with SIGBUS if /tmp (tmpfs) is full
Summary: dev-java/sun-jdk- crashes with SIGBUS if /tmp (tmpfs) is full
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Java (show other bugs)
Hardware: AMD64 Linux
: High critical (vote)
Assignee: Java team
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-03-28 20:23 UTC by Christoph Lange
Modified: 2008-03-28 21:10 UTC (History)
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Description Christoph Lange 2008-03-28 20:23:02 UTC
/usr/bin/java (running sun-jdk- crashes with SIGBUS if /tmp is full

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Mount a tmpfs on /tmp:
$ mount
none on /tmp type tmpfs (rw,relatime,size=32m)
2. Fill /tmp entirely (e.g. with dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/file
3. Run "java"

Actual Results:  
$ java
# An unexpected error has been detected by Java Runtime Environment:
#  SIGBUS (0x7) at pc=0x00002aaaf94e8e30, pid=24228, tid=1076017488
# Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (1.6.0_03-b05 mixed mode)
# Problematic frame:
# [1]    24228 segmentation fault  java
Comment 1 Petteri Räty (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-03-28 21:10:18 UTC
(In reply to comment #0)
> /usr/bin/java (running sun-jdk- crashes with SIGBUS if /tmp is full

I wouldn't expect it to work either so I don't 100% understand what would you want it to do instead. But any way this is an upstream issue. You should report it to Sun via if you think there is something they can improve.