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From Peter Petersson <>
Subject Re: Geronimo Heap Error
Date Thu, 28 Dec 2006 12:30:13 GMT
Btw as you can read in <geronimo home>/bin/ (if you are using 
a linux/unix system) a
good place to set environment variables used by geronimo is to create a script file and
pace it in the geronomo/bin dir. it will be read by geronimo:s start up 


Bob Dushok skrev:
> David,
>     The app is a fairly simple web app consisting of several JSP 
> apps.  I can't be certain there isn't an infinite loop, but all of the 
> pages appear to complete execution.
>         It's odd, the server now starts with about 150mb of ram used.  
> Shortly after launch the usage drops to about 80mb and stays around 
> that amount.  Prior to changing the heap size the server only had 
> allocated about 70mb of ram with 50 or 60mb used at launch.
>      Is this normal memory usage for Geronimo?
>     Thanks,
>     Bob
> On Dec 27, 2006, at 12:40 PM, David Jencks wrote:
>> If increasing the heap size doesn't work I'd think that perhaps your 
>> app goes into a loop and uses up all the memory.  You could probably 
>> detect this by just looking :-), profiling, or adding some debug 
>> logging statements at likely spots.
>> hope this helps
>> david jencks
>> On Dec 27, 2006, at 11:16 AM, Bob Dushok wrote:
>>> Our Java web app has produced an java.lang.OutOfMemoryError error 
>>> and placed the following line multiple times in the Geronimo log.   
>>> Can anyone tell me how to correct this problem?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Bob
>>> 3317: 10:52:05,503 ERROR [ThreadPool] Caught exception 
>>> (java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space) executing 
>>> terminating thread

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