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From "Jeffrey Janner" <>
Subject RE: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space
Date Wed, 16 Sep 2009 14:56:14 GMT
Here's another Sun doc that specifically states that PermGen is an area
of the Heap.
Scroll down to page 17.
But for my own assurance, I'll crank up JConsole on one of my known
configurations and check for myself.

-----Original Message-----
From: Caldarale, Charles R [] 
Sent: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 9:51 AM
To: Tomcat Users List
Subject: RE: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space

> From: Jeffrey Janner []
> Subject: RE: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space
> I couldn't tell from the post if the Architecture line meant hardware,
> OS, or JVM.

A little experimentation will show that the value is dependent on the
mode of the JVM, despite the fact that the corresponding system property
name is "os.arch".

> And I'm under the impression from multiple re-reads of the
> Java tuning docs that ALL generations are drawn from the heap,
> including PermGen.


 - Chuck

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