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Unable to run Prereq Validator

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Article ID: 4209

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Mainframe Software Manager (Chorus Software Manager)

Issue/Introduction

The JVM failed to initialize:
JVMJ9VM015W Initialization error for library j9gc27(2): Failed to instantiate compressed references metadata; 200M requested Error: Could not create the Java Virtual Machine.Error: A fatal exception has occurred. Program will exit.
Reason:- There is no enough memory for the server to create the JVM (Java Virtual Machine).

Environment

z/OS, OMVS

Resolution

Modify SMFPRM00 to include SUBSYS(OMVS,NOEXITS) and IPL. SMFPRM00 can not be dynamically changed. Also defined ASSIZEMAX= 2147483647 in the OMVS segment for the userid.

This can also caused by a third party product, EasyExit from DTS Software.
 

Additional Information

https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSLTBW_2.1.0/com.ibm.zos.v2r1.bpxb200/iefusiexit.htm