Wow. IDEA crashed my computer.

I've been using EAP builds daily for over a year, and for the first time,
IDEA (build 887) actually crashed my computer. I hit "compile" and the
computer instantly rebooted. I don't think that's ever happened to me with
any application. (I don't use very many different applications on my work
computer.)

I guess it shows how stable the other EAP releases have been.


Erik

P.S. I'd file a bug but I doubt it's repeatable (and I don't want to try).


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I wouldn't immediately blame idea... if it's a software fault, its most
likely to be in the jvm... but you cannot rule out hardware faults either.
I used to have my chipset clocked for ddr400 memory, which ran everything
fine (including high performance 3d games) but crashed when I used the java
vm. I found clocking the memory down slightly got rid of it. If it is as
hot where you are as it is in Blighty at the moment (around 30 degrees c)
then it might just be your system overheating?

N.

Erik Hanson wrote:

I've been using EAP builds daily for over a year, and for the first
time, IDEA (build 887) actually crashed my computer. I hit "compile"
and the computer instantly rebooted. I don't think that's ever
happened to me with any application. (I don't use very many different
applications on my work computer.)

>

I guess it shows how stable the other EAP releases have been.

>
>

Erik

>

P.S. I'd file a bug but I doubt it's repeatable (and I don't want to
try).



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I doubt that IDEA is capable of rebooting the system in spite of the
presence of native components.
My wild guess is that the life of some piece of your hardware comes to its
end.

"Erik Hanson" <ehanson@comsys.com> wrote in message
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I've been using EAP builds daily for over a year, and for the first time,
IDEA (build 887) actually crashed my computer. I hit "compile" and the
computer instantly rebooted. I don't think that's ever happened to me with
any application. (I don't use very many different applications on my work
computer.)

>

I guess it shows how stable the other EAP releases have been.

>
>

Erik

>

P.S. I'd file a bug but I doubt it's repeatable (and I don't want to try).

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I'll second that one.
An apology is due to IDEA when you find out what is really to blame.

"Evgueny Vigdorchik" <ven@intellij.com> wrote in message
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I doubt that IDEA is capable of rebooting the system in spite of the
presence of native components.
My wild guess is that the life of some piece of your hardware comes to its
end.

>

"Erik Hanson" <ehanson@comsys.com> wrote in message
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I've been using EAP builds daily for over a year, and for the first

time,

IDEA (build 887) actually crashed my computer. I hit "compile" and the
computer instantly rebooted. I don't think that's ever happened to me

with

any application. (I don't use very many different applications on my

work

computer.)

>

I guess it shows how stable the other EAP releases have been.

>
>

Erik

>

P.S. I'd file a bug but I doubt it's repeatable (and I don't want to

try).

>
>

>
>


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Once my computer crashed when launching a java app. I upgraded my via mobo drivers and it worked fine after...

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That's nothing. On my machine, clicking the "Dump Threads" button causes all open applications other than IDEA to instantly close (every time).

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Could you please submit a bug report?
I guess you are running Linux machine, aren't you?

"Keith Lea" <keith@cs.oswego.edu> wrote in message
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That's nothing. On my machine, clicking the "Dump Threads" button causes

all open applications other than IDEA to instantly close (every time).


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