Java Heap and -Xms/-Xmx

Keith Holdaway Keith.Holdaway at
Tue Jul 1 06:53:42 PDT 2008

If -Xms is set to a smaller value than -Xmx, and -Xmx is set to a value less than the total RAM, will the VM commit the -Xmx setting to physical addressable space ONLY?


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