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From "Leon Rosenberg" <rosenberg.l...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: CreateJavaVM Failed when setting PermSize
Date Mon, 10 Apr 2006 07:47:37 GMT
I think the PermSize can be only a 2 to the power of n, and 160M isn't
a valid value then.
Try to set it to 256M.
regards
Leon

On 4/10/06, SnowCrash <jason.polites@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello all,
>
> I'm trying to override the default PermSize and MaxPermSize values in the
> JVM due to some OutOfMemory errors we were getting recently, but I don't
> appear to be able to set this in the Tomcat Service Properties (on Windows).
>
> I have tried adding:
>
> -XX:PermSize=128m
> -XX:MaxPermSize=160m
>
> to the "Java options" section in the "Java" tab of the Tomcat Service
> configuration dialog, but this prevents the service from starting, simply
> listing:
>
> [409  javajni.c] [error] CreateJavaVM Failed
> [930  prunsrv.c] [error] Failed initializing java
> C:\tomcat-5.5.12\bin\bootstrap.jar
> [1179 prunsrv.c] [error] ServiceStart returned 2
>
> In the service log.
>
> I have also tried adding:
>
> -Dcatalina.opts=-XX:PermSize=128m -XX:MaxPermSize=160m
>
> (I saw this on another post somewhere).  This appears to do nothing as the
> MemoryPoolMXBean for the Perm Gen memory pool still reports a max size of
> 64m.
>
> I have also tried setting an environment variable under JAVA_OPTS for the
> same config (I saw this mentioned somewhere too); but again nothing.
>
> Anyone know how I can configure the JVM under a Windows (service)
> installation of Tomcat to change the Initial/Max PermSize?
>
> Seems to me the first option should work but crashes the JVM.
>
> I am using:
>
> jdk1.5.0_04
> tomcat-5.5.12
> Windows XP SP2
>
> Thanks.
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