JBoss becomes unresponsive with many running threads that have no stack

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

  • JBoss becomes unresponsive. Thread dumps taken at the time show many threads (20000 or more) that have no thread stack, for example:
"Thread-2597636" daemon prio=10 tid=0x00007f1f965d7000 nid=0x76b0 runnable [0x0000000000000000]
   java.lang.Thread.State: RUNNABLE

   Locked ownable synchronizers:
    - None

Environment

  • JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)

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