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Re: trouble using IBM 1.4.1 jdk for ppc on Debian


If you search the archives here you will find a mail I sent to Ben and a few 
others a while back that describes an environment variable you can set to 
force the JIT to recognize your processor (lie to it and tell it is is a 604e 

I have a dual G4 machine and it now works fine.

I think (but I don't remember anymore) that you should try somehting like:


And that may help.

Give it a try and let me know if it does.


On Monday 08 December 2003 09:45, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 09:34:54AM -0500, Kevin B. Hendricks wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Make sure you have the very very latest version of the IBM jdk 1.4.1 for
> > p-series.  A previous version had a "bug" that created illegal
> > instruction when using the JIT for some processor types it could not
> > identify.
> Ok. This must be it. I have a 750Cxe 600MHz. Also, it is probable that
> the board i use being the Pegasos, it may also cause problem.
> > The very latest version of the IBM JDK no longer has that problem on my
> > machine.
> Well, i donwloaded it today from the IBM site. I doubt they have a new
> version. I guess i will have to contact their support site or something.
> BTW, what processor are you using ?
> Thanks for the information.
> Friendly,
> Sven Luther

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