Mnesia adding 1,000,000 records, core dump

Casper casper2000a@REDACTED
Mon Dec 20 10:12:50 CET 2004

Hi Matthias,

Thanks a lot for the advice. What discussed in the email you pointed is like
Greek to me. Will try to understand.


-----Original Message-----
From: Matthias [mailto:matthias@REDACTED] On Behalf Of Matthias Lang
Sent: Monday, December 20, 2004 2:51 PM
To: Casper
Cc: erlang-questions@REDACTED
Subject: RE: Mnesia adding 1,000,000 records, core dump

Casper writes:

 > Slogan: no more index entries in atom_tab (max=1048576)
 > System version: Erlang (BEAM) emulator version [source]
 > According to that the system has gone space out of atom table entries.
 > 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:


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