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Java Crashes with Message "Native memory allocation (mmap) failed to map xxx bytes for committing reserved memory." (Doc ID 2521041.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2020

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 8 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A JVM crashes when trying to allocate native memory (malloc).   The following HotSpot Error log (hs_err_pidxxx.log) snippet shows the error:

 

Cause

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