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From Kirk Pepperdine <>
Subject Re: "PermSize is a scam" comment in jmeter startup command
Date Mon, 09 Jan 2012 11:26:07 GMT
this is too funny.... and yeah, permsize is a wee bit of a scam but sometimes.. it just needs
to be bigger. and, you might have a permspace leak... but for now, ignore the comment and
make it bigger. If it still OOME's on you, then take a look at MAT for diagnosing perm space


On 2012-01-09, at 11:29 AM, Art OCathain wrote:

> The startup script has the following line in it:
> # PermSize is a scam. Leave it like this:
> #PERM="-XX:PermSize=64m -XX:MaxPermSize=64m"
> Is there any particular reason for this? (The explanatory link at the beginning of the
script is broken) My tests are running out of perm gen and I want to try increasing this as
a preliminary fix. The tests are using custom samplers written in Java.
> Art
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