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javaws Segmentation fault

Nick Mudge

Joined: Apr 16, 2014
Posts: 1

All of a sudden I am getting the error "Segmentation fault" whenever I run javaws on any jnlp file. However if I use an additional argument in the command then it works.

For example I run this on a command line:
javaws dynamictree_webstart.jnlp

I immediately get this response:
Segmentation fault

However if I run the following command it works:
javaws -verbose dynamictree_webstart.jnlp

I am using Oracle Java 1.7.0_51 on Debian 6.

Any idea why this is happening? Is this where I should ask this question?
Claude Moore
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Joined: Jun 24, 2005
Posts: 564

A segmentation fault looks more like an internal JRE error. Did you try to reinstall JRE / JDK from scratch ?
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