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Re: heap_chunk_in_mb reg entry !?
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: Re: heap_chunk_in_mb reg entry !?
- From: "Scott A. Hill" <s dot a dot hill at larc dot nasa dot gov>
- Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2001 07:59:30 -0400
- Organization: STAB
- References: <3AC99434.1239486E@itb.biologie.hu-berlin.de>
- Reply-To: "Scott A. Hill" <s dot a dot hill at larc dot nasa dot gov>
Create a new DWORD value there called "heap_chunk_in_mb" that contains the
maximum amount of memory (in Mb) your application needs (watch the
hex/decimal toggle). Exit and restart all cygwin applications.
The default is 128 (i.e. 128Mb) if no registry key is set.
----- Original Message -----
From: Axel Kowald <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2001 5:13 AM
Subject: heap_chunk_in_mb reg entry !?
> I just bought 512MB RAM for my win2000 machine because a number
> crunching program which I have compiled with cygwin needs it. However,
> despite the fact that it now should have enough physical memory it gives
> an out of memory error :-(
> I heard that there is a registry entry "heap_chunk_in_mb" which tells
> cygwin how much heap space to use. Unfortunately I can't find it in the
> registry. It's definitely not under HKLM\Software\Cygnus
> Any idea where it should be and which value it should have (I mean is it
> in kB or MB units).
> Many thanks,
> Axel Kowald
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