Too Small Initial Heap For New Size Specified (Doc ID 885093.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version 10.1.3.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 27-Oct-2016***

Symptoms

OC4J instance does not start up, and even when trying to start it up manually without OPMN, fails with a "Too small initial heap" error.

For example:

/export/home/ora13as/>java -server -XX:+AggressiveHeap -ms1280m -mx1280m
$ORACLE_HOME/j2ee/home/oc4j.jar -version
Error occurred during initialization of VM
Too small initial heap for new size specified


This error is also seen in the ORACLE_HOME/opmn/logs directory in the OC4J instance log file.

09/08/27 10:43:47 Start process
--------
Error occurred during initialization of VM
Too small initial heap



Cause

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