Using 4Gb of ram with Erlang VM

chandru <>
Fri Nov 4 13:24:35 CET 2005


On 04/11/05, Mickael Remond <> wrote:
> * Ulf Wiger (AL/EAB) <> [2005-11-04 11:08:01 +0100]:
>
> >
> > As far as I know, it's the addressing limit of 32-bit
> > Erlang. 64-bit Erlang should be able to go higher.
> >
> > I'm not aware of anything limiting erlang to 1GB.
>
> 1Gb is an old limit (it was a limitation of R6B I think).
> I was asking because I have some reports saying that Erlang does never
> take more than 1Gb on a 4 Gb Windows machine.
> I will investigate this as it should be an OS limitation setting
> (something like ulimit on Windows).

We have erlang nodes which use about 2GB.

cheers
Chandru



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