openjdk,icedtea - Xmx option mandatory
robermann at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 02:29:45 PDT 2008
I'd like to know why does not work, too - so by now I'm not going to
resize the swap (it would be easier to reinstall the SUN jvm :)
In your opinion could be related to a change in the default Xmx value?
What were the reasons for such a change, if I can ask?
On 8/11/08, Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> wrote:
> Roberto Mannai wrote:
> > linux:~ # free -m
> > total used free shared buffers cached
> > Mem: 503 495 7 0 63 183
> > -/+ buffers/cache: 248 254
> > Swap: 127 0 127
> > The SWAP is 127 mb.
> Ouch. Now I'm starting to understand perhaps why you're the person having
> the problems.
> > Now, in general should be the -Xms option the
> > setting for the initial size.
> > The point is that the java-1.6.0-sun works out of the box, the openjdk
> > crashes in the same hardware.
> Sure, but we still don't know *why* it does. This may be a real problem with
> the Generic OpenJDK, or it may just be that it can never work on a setup such
> as yours. IMO it should work, though. 512mb, although small for a current
> machine, isn't so very small. It might be that your machine's capacity is
> being detected incorrectly. The only way to find out is to debug.
> Either that, or you could just fix your swap and forget about it.
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