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How to fix java,registry and memory problems

Java

Go Help,Download Essential Software

Click on Download Java and download Java from website

Note: Once downloaded, you need to restart mapuploader5 - no need to reboot PC !

Memory

Large OSM files need to be split to avoid memory issues

  • We suggest splitting the osm using a maxnodes value of 80 000 or even 40 000
  • Eventhough your PC comes with say 16gig memory the Java VM only works if memory is set to

    -Xmx1024m

    You could try -XMx 2048 but more than likely java will bomb out!
  • If max-jobs are not specified mkgmap often produces the wrong value! , ie max-jobs=8

    We suggest you start with max-jobs=1 : Go Preference,Setup,Advanced

Registry

On W10 there may be a problem accessing the registry when uploading to Basecamp/Mapsource

  • Go Tools,Fix Registry Problem

  • Click OK to install a test map.

  • The default destination folder is C:\Garmin\Maps\test-map

  • Note : make sure mapuploader's map target folder is the same:

    Go Preference,Setup,Essential

    Check your map target folder and change it if necessary.

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