threads/78660: Java hangs unkillably in STOP state after fork()

Daniel Eischen deischen at
Thu Mar 10 15:28:45 GMT 2005

On Thu, 10 Mar 2005, Thomas Lange wrote:
> >Organization:
> >Environment:
> FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE-p5 FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE-p5 #2: Fri Feb 18 17:19:29 CET 2005     root at  i386
> >Description:
> After many calls of Runtime.getRuntime().exec(), which starts an external process, Java hangs reproducably in a STOP state and cannot be killed. (Not even with kill -9)
> >How-To-Repeat:
> Run any Java application, which makes extensive use of Runtime.getRuntime().exec().
> With my application, I can reproduce the problem within an hour or so - on two different machines.
> >Fix:
> Apply David Xu's patch to kern_thread.c as described in
> That change is also commited to 5.3-stable.

Why is this a PR?  It's fixed in both -stable and -current.


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