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Bug 596795 - Java-1.6.0.-openJDK Crash
Summary: Java-1.6.0.-openJDK Crash
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: java-1.6.0-openjdk
Version: 13
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Deepak Bhole
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-27 14:16 UTC by Iwao Yagami
Modified: 2011-06-27 16:48 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2011-06-27 16:48:31 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Backtrace of crash (deleted)
2010-05-27 14:16 UTC, Iwao Yagami
no flags Details

Description Iwao Yagami 2010-05-27 14:16:45 UTC
Created attachment 417261 [details]
Backtrace of crash

Description of problem:
OpenJDK 1.6 crashes when trying to run the Java-based PKCS#11 authentication module ("DBSign" program) at for client login. 

Process /usr/lib/jvm/java-1.6.0-openjdk- was killed by signal 6 (SIGABRT)


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
100% (70% quiet failures, 30% crashes with ABRT notification)

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install java and CoolKey bundles, register PKCS#11 CAC/smartcard reader with Firefox
2. Attempt to login to
3. ???
4. Profit!
Actual results:
Failure to access PKCS#11 device properly results in crash. Works fine on OS X, Ubuntu 64, and the Army's new Linux live CD. Surprised it does not work on Fedora.

Expected results:
Normal login through Java enabled DBSign applet. 

Additional info:
The JDK usually crashes quietly with status bar messages "loading applet... / Applet starting / Start: applet not initialized". Sometimes crashes hard with an ABRT notification, but insufficient backtrace to auto-post on Bugzilla. This is the primary reason DoD personnel cannot use Fedora, despite its well received security features.

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2011-06-02 13:14:58 UTC
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Approximately 30 (thirty) days from now Fedora will stop maintaining
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2011-06-27 16:48:31 UTC
Fedora 13 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2011-06-25. Fedora 13 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

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