Java Platform, Standard Edition Troubleshooting Guide
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Description of Fatal Error Log

The error log contains information obtained at the time of the fatal error, including the following information, where possible:

  • The operating exception or signal that provoked the fatal error

  • Version and configuration information

  • Details on the thread that provoked the fatal error and thread's stack trace

  • The list of running threads and their state

  • Summary information about the heap

  • The list of native libraries loaded

  • Command line arguments

  • Environment variables

  • Details about the operating system and CPU


Note:

In some cases only a subset of this information is output to the error log. This can happen when a fatal error is of such severity that the error handler is unable to recover and report all details.

The error log is a text file consisting of the following sections:


Note:

The format of the fatal error log described here is based on Java SE 6. The format might be different with other releases.

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