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How do I get past a Bugzilla Import OOM?


Susan Hanson (1.6k2186193) | asked Dec 03 '12, 12:20 a.m.
I'm importing from Bugzilla into RTC 3.0.1 using the Import wizard (File -> Import).
I've successfully imported 31 of my 32 work items, but I have one that I get an Out of Memory error on.  I'm wondering what the best way is to get around this situation.  It looks like it has multiple comments and several attachments.

Susan

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Susan Hanson commented Dec 03 '12, 1:24 a.m.

I'll add that I have restarted my server (to clear things out) and went to a different machine and tried the import, same failure.  Watching the windows task manager, it looks like the eclipse process gets to about 500 meg and then I get the OOM consistently.

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Tim Mok (6.6k38) | answered Dec 03 '12, 11:36 a.m.
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You can try increasing the amount of memory for your JVM by editing your eclipse.ini.

You'll have to change the Xmx flag to a higher maximum limit. I believe the default is 512 so that explains why your eclipse process gets the OOM around 500. You're looking for a setting like this:

-Xmx512m
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Susan Hanson commented Dec 04 '12, 12:30 a.m.

Thanks .. I've up'd it to a gig and still gets an OOM.  I only have 3g on this laptop, so I'll have a colleague of mine try it on their 8gig machine next week.

Thanks.


Tim Mok commented Dec 04 '12, 9:24 a.m.
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If you still get an error, I recommend opening a defect against Work Items. There might be something about that last work item that is causing the OOME.

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