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From "Hassan Schroeder" <>
Subject Re: Tomcat Memory Status?
Date Sat, 22 Jul 2006 22:24:46 GMT
On 7/22/06, Gamigin Gamigin <> wrote:
> I've been having OutOfMemory problems and I've been watching the
> "Server Status" section under Tomcat Manager. Immediately after
> starting Tomcat (with my main application undeployed) I see:
> Free memory: 2.17 MB Total memory: 5.84 MB Max memory: 63.56 MB
> Can anyone explain what these numbers mean? I can't find any
> explanation in the Tomcat documentation. What is the difference
> between Total memory and Max memory? Free memory is a lot lower than
> expected for just starting the server. I can't only have 2MB available
> after starting the server and not even running my application.

Sure you can. :-)  The default JVM size of 64Mb is ridiculously small.
Bump it up to ~256Mb at least...

Hassan Schroeder ------------------------

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