[talk-au] josm "out of memory" error

Kim Hawtin kim.hawtin at adelaide.edu.au
Tue Feb 19 00:06:51 GMT 2008


Liz wrote:
> platform linux 2.6.20-gentoo-r8 (amd64)
> 
> 
> java java version "1.5.0_13"
> Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.5.0_13-b05)
> Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 1.5.0_13-b05, mixed mode)
> 
> 
> JOSM Last Changed Rev: 524
> Last Changed Date: 2008-01-17 22:51:56 +0100 (Thu, 17 Jan 2008)
> 
> 
> I had 1G of RAM in this machine, and when I try to load too much into JOSM I 
> get an out of memory error. There is 2G of swap active.
> JOSM makes no use of the swap and does not give the OS time to swap out any 
> thing else.
> 
> I just put in another 1G of RAM. JOSM is using up to 1G and not touching the 
> second 1G at all, then giving an out-of-memory error. This happens with swap 
> use at zero if the machine has not been running long.
> 
> Can anyone give me some pointers?
> Java upgrade?
> JOSM problem?

Just out of curiousity, is there a per process memory size or file descriptor
limit you are hitting there?

regards,

Kim
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Operating Systems, Services and Operations
Information Technology Services, The University of Adelaide
kim.hawtin at adelaide.edu.au




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