[Pharo-project] Getting my head around low space
maxleske at gmail.com
Sat Oct 9 14:15:45 EDT 2010
Cool! I'll try that, thanks.
I just wonder: It says in the Notes "If `-memory' is not specified then the heap will grow dynamically.". As I understand that, the image should not run out of space before the OS does (or the address range assigned by the OS). So can this option reserve more memory than the OS would otherwise allow?
I'll try it out and let you know what happened.
On 09.10.2010, at 19:48, Adrian Lienhard wrote:
> The unix VM and apparently also the Mac VM has an option -memory that allows you to set a heap size:
> [adrian:/Applications/Squeak 4.2.3beta1U.app/Contents/MacOS] ./Squeak\ VM\ Opt -help
> Usage: ./Squeak VM Opt [<option>...] [<imageName> [<argument>...]]
> ./Squeak VM Opt [<option>...] -- [<argument>...]
> Common <option>s:
> -help print this help message, then exit
> -memory <size>[mk] use fixed heap size (added to image size)
> -pathenc <enc> set encoding for pathnames (default: macintosh)
> -headless run in headless (no window) mode (default: false)
> <imageName> defaults to `Squeak.image'.
> If `-memory' is not specified then the heap will grow dynamically.
> <argument>s are ignored, but are processed by the Squeak image.
> The first <argument> normally names a Squeak `script' to execute.
> Precede <arguments> by `--' to use default image.
> On Oct 9, 2010, at 18:01 , Max Leske wrote:
>> I'm having trouble with low space warnings in Pharo. Is there a source on how much memory the image can get from the OS? Is there maybe a way to up that limit? I am loading a lot of data into the image and the limit at the moment seems to be around 500 MB.
>> Thanks for any ideas.
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