Although the JVM allows you to set heap size to values exceeding 2 GB, memory fragmentation and other Windows memory requirements typically limit the maximum contiguous address space available for Java applications to approximately 1.4 - 1.6 GB. For more information, see Memory Support and Windows Operating Systems.
JVM configuration problem
A problem occurs if version 1.3.1_06 or 1.3.1_08 of the Java 2 SDK is configured to run the Java HotSpot server VM (with the -server option).
Use the -hotspot option, which invokes the Java HotSpot client VM.
To invoke the HotSpot client to start your server, add the following line to your start script(s):
For more information about HotSpot, go the following URL: