Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 53949
Java Virtual Machine won't build when I try to javac in version 1.3.1
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:37:18 EDT
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Description of problem:
I don't know if this is where I should go for this, but I installed Sun's
version 1.3.1 of the JDK. I was haveing problems in the compile, so I
checked which version the Linux box THINKS it is running: java -version.
It informed me that it was: version 1.1 and the Kaffe VM. I rearranged my
path to put the newly installed version of Java first. I rebooted and ran
the java -version command again. It informed me that I was running
version 1.3.1 and the Java Hotspot client VM. When I went to compile a
file that I was working on I got the error "-X(blah) heap (blah), can't
create the Virtual Machine". I don't know what this means. I don't know
who to contact on this. Pleas dirrect me to the appropriate recources in
the Red Hat community.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install latest JDK (1.3.1)
2. Put so that path sees this "java" command first
3. run "javac <filename>.java"
Actual Results: Get the comment: "-X(blah) heap (blah),
can't create the Virtual Machine"
Expected Results: The file should have compiled and given me the
Please direct me to whom I could contact about this in the Red Hat
Well, if it's a problem with Sun's JVM that's *not* a part of Red Hat Linux,
then the questions should go to Sun, not to Red Hat, right?
NO! This question should have gone to Red Hat, since this was a problem with
the setup of the OS. I had to reinstall the software, and prevent the
installation of several selected items. Find someone else to be condescending