Mnesia adding 1,000,000 records, core dump

Matthias Lang <>
Mon Dec 20 09:50:36 CET 2004


Casper writes:

 > Slogan: no more index entries in atom_tab (max=1048576)
 > System version: Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.3.6.3 [source] [threads:0]
 > 
 > According to that the system has gone space out of atom table entries. How
 > can I increase the atom_tab (max=1048576) value?

Increasing the size of the atom table is probably not the solution you
really want. 

What you really want to do is to avoid dynamically creating huge
numbers of atoms, don't call list_to_atom.

See also:

  http://www.erlang.org/ml-archive/erlang-questions/200309/msg00329.html

Matthias



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