[erlang-bugs] Scheduler Wall Time Statistics live|dead locking a process.

Fred Hebert <>
Wed Jul 18 19:22:41 CEST 2012


I actually managed to get a core dump from a fake VM. It's currently 
being compressed, as the original one stands at a whopping 7.3GB.

The big problem is how long it takes to dump vs. the memory it requires. 
We were swapping for a few minutes while I was getting it ready.

Patrik: Got a favorite way to receive huge files?

-Fred.

On 12-07-18 1:09 PM, Scott Lystig Fritchie wrote:
> fh> I can't exactly afford to dump core on one of the servers right now
> fh> because yeah, it would interrupt the service.
>
> Fred, does the time that "gcore" pause a process cause too long of an
> interruption?  Gcore would allow a process to continue running after
> it's done.
>
> -Scott



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