How to start VM with more memory on Windows

Dwight Hughes dwighth at
Fri Oct 2 04:28:39 UTC 1998

The switch is -memory: megabytes (before the image name and _with_ a
space), like this:

C:\Squeak2.2\SqueakBeta.exe -memory: 32 Squeak2.2.image

[The Win32 VMs default to 16MB of memory.]

-- Dwight

Michael S. Klein wrote:
> I am trying to start Squeak with a larger than normal memory.
> The command line I am using is:
>         S:\squeak\Squeak2_2\SqueakBeta S:\squeak\Squeak2_2\Squeak2.2.image
>         -memory: 10000000
> (all on one line, of course)  The -memory: switch is being ignore by the VM
> startup code, and is being interpreted by the return from snapsot code as
> a filename to load in.

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