[messages] [Technical Support & Bugs] Max Heap Size Too Large

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Tue Nov 16 09:11:14 MST 2010

Thus spake sturdivant:
> We have a Dell computer 
> Pentium R4 CPU 3 GHz
> 504 MB RAM
> Windows XP Professional Version 2002 Service Pack 3
> Java V6 Update 22
> Vassal Version 3.1.14
> Barbarossa: Kiev to Rostov V03.vmod
> When we open the file, by double clicking on the icon, we get a pop up
> window that says, "The maximum heap size stored in your Preferences for
> this module is too large. In particular, the maximum heap size must be
> less than the amount of physical RAM in your machine. The failsafe
> initial heap size of 128MB will be used instead. Please decrease the
> maximum heap size in your Preferences, and restart VASSAL"
> I have changed the maximum heap size to 128 MB but the same message
> still pops up. I also changed the initial size, that didn't help either.
> Now I don't remember what the initial size should be. 
> Thanks, Sturdivant

B:K2R has a very large map. You probably don't have sufficient RAM to
use this module with VASSAL 3.1. (Most likely this will be enough RAM
for this module with VASSAL 3.2.)

Can you check what you have as your max heap now?


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