JVM crash: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: requested 32756 bytes for ChunkPool::allocate. Out of swap space?

(Doc ID 1274390.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The JVM crashed. The head of the fatal error log file shows the error message in bold below:

#
# A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment:
#
# java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: requested 32756 bytes for ChunkPool::allocate. Out of swap space?
#
Internal Error (allocation.cpp:166), pid=14032, tid=22
Error: ChunkPool::allocate
#
# JRE version: 6.0_23-b05
# Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM (19.0-b09 mixed mode solaris-x86 )
# If you would like to submit a bug report, please visit:
#   http://java.sun.com/webapps/bugreport/crash.jsp
#

 

Cause

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