I am using a trial version of IDEA 8 (idea-9886) on Ubuntu 8.10 and get very frequent crashes that make it impossible to work with the product.
Here's what I typically get in stdout:
# A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment:
# SIGSEGV (0xb) at pc=0xb778b62d, pid=31357, tid=2207366032
# JRE version: 6.0_14-b08
# Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM (14.0-b16 mixed mode linux-x86 )
# Problematic frame:
# V [libjvm.so+0x4b362d]
# An error report file with more information is saved as:
# If you would like to submit a bug report, please visit:
I know this is a JVM crash, but I'm wondering if there's anything I can do besides sending a report to java.sun.com and hoping to get some response in a few years...
JVM version info:
java version "1.6.0_14"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_14-b08)
Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM (build 14.0-b16, mixed mode)
My idea.vmoptions file is:
The computer is a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop with 2GB of RAM.
Important: when I added -Xint to the VM options, IDEA didn't crash (for a few hours that I tried it). However, it is of course much slower, and not really a viable solution. But perhaps it could help point out to the problem.
Attached is one of the JVM error reports I got.
Please let me know if you have any hints for troubleshooting - I've done a few searches but haven't found much. Also let me know if there's any missing information that will help.