Erlang on FreeBSD/amd64

Benno Rice <>
Thu Feb 10 12:18:27 CET 2005

Brian Buchanan wrote:
> Benno,
> I just did a little investigative work on this.  Here's an error I get:
> =ERROR REPORT==== 9-Feb-2005::21:47:41 ===
> Error in process <0.22.0> with exit value:
> {badarg,[{erlang,demonitor,[{}]},{io,wait_io_mon_reply,2},{epp,scan_toks,2}]}
> ./disk_log.erl:none: internal error in parse_module;
> crash reason: {badarg,[{erlang,demonitor,[{}]},
>                        {io,wait_io_mon_reply,2},
>                        {epp,scan_toks,2}]}
> I instrumented the bootstrap version of the io module and discovered what
> appears to be reference corruption in the interpreter after a process
> waits in "receive".


I tried following your suggestions but I wasn't able to work out how to 
modify the bootstrap versions.  I assume I'd need to recompile them 
somehow?  Editing the .erl files containing scan_toks/2 doesn't appear 
to get me any extra debug output.

Benno Rice

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