Unable to Start JVM. Error: "Specified maximum heap size (4GB) is larger than the address space on this platform (4 GB)" (Doc ID 1665686.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle JRockit - Version R28 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After upgrading/installing a new JRockit version, the JVM is unable to start with the following message:

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[ERROR] Specified maximum heap size (4GB) is larger than the address space on this platform (4 GB).
Could not create the Java virtual machine.

Cause

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