[racket-dev] racket virtual machine out of memory error

From: Stephen Chang (stchang at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Mon May 16 14:19:05 EDT 2011

> This question is somewhat vague but I've been able to replicate it
> pretty reliably so I'll ask anyways. I'm running redex-check for a
> long time and after about 6-8 hours, drracket crashes with a "racket
> out of virtual memory" error. This is on Windows 7. The machine has
> lots of physical ram but no swap memory. Would this cause the crash?
> As another data point, I successfully ran the same redex-check'ing on
> a linux machine with less physical memory for several days. I've
> attached the relevant events from the windows log.

Sorry, I meant to say, the error is "Racket virtual machine has run
out of memory", as in the crash log.

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