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I have followed a several of the posts on StackOverflow and SuperUser to check for solutions for my problem, but haven't got one. This is the environment that I'm currently struggling to get my ECLIPSE LUNA up and running.

Environment Details:

  • Java 8 (1.8.0_111)
  • Windows 7, 64 bit OS
  • Eclipse Version: Luna Service Release 2 (4.4.2)
  • Build id: 20150219-0600

This is my current eclipse-ini file with modifications from various sources / forums and eclipse websites.

-clean
-startup
plugins/org.eclipse.equinox.launcher_1.3.0.v20140415-2008.jar
--launcher.library
plugins/org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.win32.win32.x86_64_1.1.200.v20150204-1316
-product
org.eclipse.epp.package.jee.product
--launcher.defaultAction
openFile
--launcher.XXMaxPermSize
256M
-showsplash
org.eclipse.platform
--launcher.XXMaxPermSize
256m
--launcher.defaultAction
openFile
-vm
C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_111\bin\javaw.exe
--launcher.appendVmargs
-vmargs
-Dosgi.requiredJavaVersion=1.6
-Xms40m
-Xmx512m
-XX:+UseCompressedOops

These are the errors that I'm getting when I'm trying to run my eclipse.exe

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And this is the full stack-trace that I was able to get by replacing javaw.exe to java.exe under -vm argument in the eclipse.ini file.

org.eclipse.m2e.logback.configuration: The org.eclipse.m2e.logback.configuration bundle was activated before the state location was initialized.  Will retry after the state location is initialized.
org.eclipse.m2e.logback.configuration: Logback config file: E:\ProjectWorkspace\.metadata\.plugins\org.eclipse.m2e.logback.configuration\logback.1.5.1.20150109-1820.xml
org.eclipse.m2e.logback.configuration: Initializing logback
Exception in thread "org.eclipse.jdt.internal.ui.text.JavaReconciler" java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: GC overhead limit exceeded
        at org.eclipse.core.runtime.Path.append(Path.java:273)
        at org.eclipse.core.internal.dtree.DeltaDataTree.getChildren(DeltaDataTree.java:540)
        at org.eclipse.core.internal.watson.ElementTree.getChildIDs(ElementTree.java:332)
        at org.eclipse.core.internal.watson.ElementTree.getChildren(ElementTree.java:348)
        at org.eclipse.core.internal.resources.Container.getChildren(Container.java:142)
        at org.eclipse.core.internal.resources.Container.members(Container.java:270)
        at org.eclipse.core.internal.resources.Container.members(Container.java:249)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.PackageFragmentRoot.computeFolderChildren(PackageFragmentRoot.java:224)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.PackageFragmentRoot.computeFolderChildren(PackageFragmentRoot.java:250)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.PackageFragmentRoot.computeFolderChildren(PackageFragmentRoot.java:250)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.PackageFragmentRoot.computeFolderChildren(PackageFragmentRoot.java:250)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.PackageFragmentRoot.computeFolderChildren(PackageFragmentRoot.java:250)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.PackageFragmentRoot.computeFolderChildren(PackageFragmentRoot.java:250)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.PackageFragmentRoot.computeFolderChildren(PackageFragmentRoot.java:250)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.PackageFragmentRoot.computeFolderChildren(PackageFragmentRoot.java:250)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.PackageFragmentRoot.computeChildren(PackageFragmentRoot.java:198)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.JavaProjectElementInfo.initializePackageNames(JavaProjectElementInfo.java:253)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.JavaProjectElementInfo.getProjectCache(JavaProjectElementInfo.java:226)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.JavaProjectElementInfo.newNameLookup(JavaProjectElementInfo.java:291)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.JavaProject.newNameLookup(JavaProject.java:2329)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.SearchableEnvironment.<init>(SearchableEnvironment.java:59)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.SearchableEnvironment.<init>(SearchableEnvironment.java:66)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.CancelableNameEnvironment.<init>(CancelableNameEnvironment.java:26)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.CompilationUnitProblemFinder.process(CompilationUnitProblemFinder.java:178)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.CompilationUnitProblemFinder.process(CompilationUnitProblemFinder.java:271)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.ReconcileWorkingCopyOperation.makeConsistent(ReconcileWorkingCopyOperation.java:191)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.ReconcileWorkingCopyOperation.executeOperation(ReconcileWorkingCopyOperation.java:90)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.JavaModelOperation.run(JavaModelOperation.java:729)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.JavaModelOperation.runOperation(JavaModelOperation.java:789)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.core.CompilationUnit.reconcile(CompilationUnit.java:1247)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.ui.text.java.JavaReconcilingStrategy.reconcile(JavaReconcilingStrategy.java:126)
        at org.eclipse.jdt.internal.ui.text.java.JavaReconcilingStrategy.access$0(JavaReconcilingStrategy.java:108)
org.eclipse.swt.SWTException: Widget is disposed
        at org.eclipse.swt.SWT.error(SWT.java:4441)
        at org.eclipse.swt.SWT.error(SWT.java:4356)
        at org.eclipse.swt.SWT.error(SWT.java:4327)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Widget.error(Widget.java:476)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Widget.checkWidget(Widget.java:348)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Shell.isVisible(Shell.java:1170)
        at org.eclipse.ui.internal.progress.ProgressManagerUtil.getDefaultParent(ProgressManagerUtil.java:387)
        at org.eclipse.ui.internal.statushandlers.InternalDialog.<init>(InternalDialog.java:154)
        at org.eclipse.ui.internal.statushandlers.WorkbenchStatusDialogManagerImpl.doAddStatusAdapter(WorkbenchStatusDialogManagerImpl.java:260)
        at org.eclipse.ui.internal.statushandlers.WorkbenchStatusDialogManagerImpl.addStatusAdapter(WorkbenchStatusDialogManagerImpl.java:198)
        at org.eclipse.ui.statushandlers.WorkbenchStatusDialogManager.addStatusAdapter(WorkbenchStatusDialogManager.java:158)
        at org.eclipse.ui.statushandlers.WorkbenchErrorHandler.showStatusAdapter(WorkbenchErrorHandler.java:105)
        at org.eclipse.ui.statushandlers.WorkbenchErrorHandler.access$0(WorkbenchErrorHandler.java:98)
        at org.eclipse.ui.statushandlers.WorkbenchErrorHandler$1.run(WorkbenchErrorHandler.java:65)
        at org.eclipse.ui.internal.UILockListener.doPendingWork(UILockListener.java:167)
        at org.eclipse.ui.internal.UISynchronizer$3.run(UISynchronizer.java:165)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.RunnableLock.run(RunnableLock.java:35)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Synchronizer.runAsyncMessages(Synchronizer.java:136)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Display.runAsyncMessages(Display.java:4147)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Display.readAndDispatch(Display.java:3764)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Display.release(Display.java:3817)
        at org.eclipse.swt.graphics.Device.dispose(Device.java:295)
        at org.eclipse.ui.internal.ide.application.IDEApplication.start(IDEApplication.java:151)
        at org.eclipse.equinox.internal.app.EclipseAppHandle.run(EclipseAppHandle.java:196)
        at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.runApplication(EclipseAppLauncher.java:134)
        at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.start(EclipseAppLauncher.java:104)
        at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:380)
        at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:235)
        at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
        at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62)
        at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
        at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:498)
        at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.invokeFramework(Main.java:648)
        at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.basicRun(Main.java:603)
        at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.run(Main.java:1465)
        at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.main(Main.java:1438)
org.eclipse.swt.SWTException: Widget is disposed
        at org.eclipse.swt.SWT.error(SWT.java:4441)
        at org.eclipse.swt.SWT.error(SWT.java:4356)
        at org.eclipse.swt.SWT.error(SWT.java:4327)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Widget.error(Widget.java:476)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Widget.checkWidget(Widget.java:348)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Shell.isVisible(Shell.java:1170)
        at org.eclipse.ui.internal.progress.ProgressManagerUtil.getDefaultParent(ProgressManagerUtil.java:387)
        at org.eclipse.ui.internal.statushandlers.InternalDialog.<init>(InternalDialog.java:154)
        at org.eclipse.ui.internal.statushandlers.WorkbenchStatusDialogManagerImpl.doAddStatusAdapter(WorkbenchStatusDialogManagerImpl.java:260)
        at org.eclipse.ui.internal.statushandlers.WorkbenchStatusDialogManagerImpl.addStatusAdapter(WorkbenchStatusDialogManagerImpl.java:198)
        at org.eclipse.ui.statushandlers.WorkbenchStatusDialogManager.addStatusAdapter(WorkbenchStatusDialogManager.java:158)
        at org.eclipse.ui.statushandlers.WorkbenchErrorHandler.showStatusAdapter(WorkbenchErrorHandler.java:105)
        at org.eclipse.ui.statushandlers.WorkbenchErrorHandler.access$0(WorkbenchErrorHandler.java:98)
        at org.eclipse.ui.statushandlers.WorkbenchErrorHandler$1.run(WorkbenchErrorHandler.java:65)
        at org.eclipse.ui.internal.UILockListener.doPendingWork(UILockListener.java:167)
        at org.eclipse.ui.internal.UISynchronizer$3.run(UISynchronizer.java:165)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.RunnableLock.run(RunnableLock.java:35)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Synchronizer.runAsyncMessages(Synchronizer.java:136)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Display.runAsyncMessages(Display.java:4147)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Display.readAndDispatch(Display.java:3764)
        at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Display.release(Display.java:3817)
        at org.eclipse.swt.graphics.Device.dispose(Device.java:295)
        at org.eclipse.ui.internal.ide.application.IDEApplication.start(IDEApplication.java:151)
        at org.eclipse.equinox.internal.app.EclipseAppHandle.run(EclipseAppHandle.java:196)
        at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.runApplication(EclipseAppLauncher.java:134)
        at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.start(EclipseAppLauncher.java:104)
        at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:380)
        at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:235)
        at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
        at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62)
        at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
        at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:498)
        at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.invokeFramework(Main.java:648)
        at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.basicRun(Main.java:603)
        at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.run(Main.java:1465)
        at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.main(Main.java:1438)

Any help in resolving this issue will be much appreciated!

Thanks!!!

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    The answer is in your exception trace: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError. You need to allocate more memory for eclipse. Increase the Xms and Xmx values.
    – DavidPostill
    Nov 30, 2016 at 16:37

1 Answer 1

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Thanks for your tip @DavidPostill, that helped.

I'm adding the -vmargs parameters that I added to my eclipse.ini file to solve my problem, for others to refer, should the same issue be faced by anyone else.

-vmargs
-Dosgi.requiredJavaVersion=1.8
-XX:+UseG1GC
-XX:+UseStringDeduplication
-Dosgi.requiredJavaVersion=1.8
-Xms40m
-Xmx512m
-XX:PermSize=64M 
-XX:MaxPermSize=128M
-XX:+UseCompressedOops

Adding / Modifying the above parameters has helped me resolve the issue.

Thanks for all your help!!!

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