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Leap Second causes Java process to go to 100% cpu when a Progress process starts and spawns a java process

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Article Number000032962
EnvironmentProduct: OpenEdge 10.x, 11.x
Version: 10.x, 11.x
OS: Linux
Other: Sonic Adapter, Java
Question/Problem Description
Java process goes to 100% cpu when a progress process starts and spawns a java process that connect to Sonic broker
There is no error in the log file

 
Steps to Reproduce
Clarifying Information
Killing the java process resolves the issue
Nothing has been changed on the system as well as in the application.
Started happening since Sunday morning of July 1, 2012
Error Message
Defect/Enhancement Number
Cause
This is a Linux bug kernel bug which java and other heavily multi-threaded systems tend to trigger
Resolution
The following forum link provides the workaround:

http://www.e-rave.nl/java-leap-second-bug-30-june-1-july-2012-fix

/etc/init.d/ntp stop
date `date +"%m%d%H%M%C%y.%S"`
/etc/init.d/ntp start
Workaround
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Last Modified Date9/13/2015 3:19 AM
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