Modify the memory required by the OS X VM
To check the required memory of your VM, open a terminal and run the command below. Replace the APP_NAME placeholder with the correct directory name:
$ cat ~/.bitnami/stackman/machines/APP_NAME/metadata.json | jq '.requiredMemory'
NOTE: You can install jq on your Mac by running brew update && brew install jq
To change the VM required memory, follow these steps:
- Launch the stack manager by double-clicking the VM icon in the mounted disk image.
- Stop the VM.
- Close the stack manager.
Open a terminal and change the requiredMemory running the command below. Replace the MEMORY placeholder with the value you want to set:
$ cat ~/.bitnami/stackman/machines/APP_NAME/metadata.json | jq '.requiredMemory = MEMORY' | tee ~/.bitnami/stackman/machines/APP_NAME/metadata.json
Launch again the stack manager by double-clicking the VM icon in the mounted disk image.
Open a Terminal by clicking the “Open Terminal” button you will find in the “General” tab.
Verify the allocated memory running the command below:
$ free -h