R10B3 crashes after >1014 tcp connections + Yaws

Sean Hinde <>
Wed Jun 8 16:51:29 CEST 2005


>
>> I am fine with starting several nodes but
>> the 1024 sockets per node limit seems to be somewhat low. In either
>> case I think Erlang should have complained and not crashed on me.
>>
>
> I agree. Ideally it would print a message saying that the system  
> and/or
> shell fd limits are the problem, with the URL of a web page on how to
> fix it.

It certainly does print out a relevant message in the erlang crash  
dump if the number of free fds is exceeded. I have seen it in the  
past. This seems like a bad bug somewhere.

Sean




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