[Mono-dev] SGen stability
kumpera at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 16:57:08 UTC 2012
Yes, look in the mono man page for MONO_GC_DEBUG. We have multiple options
that can help triaging bugs. Collecting on every allocation
sometimes does help, but it depends very much on the nature of the crash.
And from the looks of the report, it's not possible to say if it's a GC
or a runtime bug or an application bug.
On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 9:58 AM, Ben Winkel <funnelweb007 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there a stress testing mode for SGEN? e.g. to force a GC at every
> allocation? That can really help to nail GC bugs fast (at huge cost of
> On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 2:56 PM, Rodrigo Kumpera <kumpera at gmail.com> wrote:
>> First, make sure you have symbols and gdb installed. Then, please, file a
>> bug report with all details and
>> a test case if possible.
>> Sgen bugs are very very hard to come by and every harder to reproduce. If
>> you have it in your hands please
>> help us nail it.
>> On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 7:16 AM, Roope Kangas <roope at grandcrugames.com>wrote:
>>> I am working on a MMO game thats written in C#. We are currently running
>>> load tests on mono 3.0.0 in linux environment.
>>> I have noticed a few times that when we cause a spike the amount of
>>> threads we run the server sometimes crashes with the following output:
>>> Native stacktrace:
>>> mono-sgen() [0x498441]
>>> mono-sgen() [0x4ec2df]
>>> mono-sgen() [0x41c217]
>>> /lib64/libpthread.so.0(+0xf500) [0x7fd5a1257500]
>>> mono-sgen(mono_class_is_assignable_from+0x30) [0x4ff070]
>>> mono-sgen(mono_object_isinst+0x3d) [0x57033d]
>>> mono-sgen() [0x463c88]
>>> Debug info from gdb:
>>> Got a SIGSEGV while executing native code. This usually indicates
>>> a fatal error in the mono runtime or one of the native libraries
>>> used by your application.
>>> Any ideas on what to do? This kind of behaviour does not occur with
>>> Boehm GC.
>>> Lead Server Developer
>>> Grand Cru Games
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