The -Xrs JVM command-line option allows you to tell the Java Virtual Machine to ignore the SIGSEGV and SIGABRT signals that are generated by the operating system if these signals are preventing your Wowza media server from functioning.
In Wowza Streaming Engine™ and Wowza Media Server™ software, you can create the -Xrs flag in the [wowza-install]/bin/startup.sh file (or corresponding Windows file) by adding:
JMXOPTIONS=-Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote=true JMXOPTIONS="$JMXOPTIONS -Xrs"
- In each case, you can expect a 2-4 percent performance degradation.
- The JVM can't generate heap dumps for signals such, as SIGSEGV and SIGABRT, because it no longer intercepts these signals.
Originally Published: For Wowza Streaming Engine on 01-26-2016.
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