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reading a large file using inputfilereader

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i am using inputFileReader (J2SE 1.4.2_10) to read a tab delimited file.
It works fine when the file size is a little over 5 mb. However when the file becomes 6 mb or larger, i get OutOfMemoryError: java heap space

How do i fix the problem?

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Increase the heap space of Java using the -Xmx option

http://hausheer.osola.com/docs/5
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java -Xmx256m:
could not create the java virtual machine.
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