Java application hangs on startup when using java-1.7.0-openjdk-1.7.0.141 and AggressiveHeap

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Issue

  • Java application (like Tomcat or JBoss EAP) is failing to startup when using using java-1.7.0-openjdk-1.7.0.141 and -XX:+AggressiveHeap.
  • Java application hangs when System.gc() is called or when a Full GC is being run.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • java-1.7.0-openjdk-1.7.0.141

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