Increase memory limits for IcedTea
aph at redhat.com
Mon Oct 8 06:56:34 PDT 2007
Andrew Haley writes:
> The fairly low default limits on PermGen and MaxHeap space cause a
> great deal of trouble on Linux, partiularly when running Eclipse.
> Fedora maintainers considered adding a special wrapper script to
> Eclipse that sets "-XX:MaxPermSize=128m" or something similar, but
> this would only solve the problem for Eclipse: non-Eclipse
> applications would continue to be bitten the same way.
> In the end, Sun's Java seems to be the only VM that is affected by the
Sorry, the PermGen limit.
> limit, and there are many references on the web to confused
> users hitting it and having no idea how to proceed. It makes sense
> for Fedora and other Linux distros to bump the limit to something that
> better fits the kinds of applications people are running.
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