Forced erl_crash.dump

Michael McDaniel <>
Tue Aug 15 16:49:12 CEST 2006


On Tue, Aug 15, 2006 at 09:57:45AM +0200, Heinrich Venter wrote:
> Hi all
> 
> Is there a way to force a running node to write a erl_crash.dump without
> actually killing the node?
> I am trying to figuire out what processes are running in a live node.
> Any suggestions how best to do this?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> -]-[einrich
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 etop provides information on processes. From the local server, to watch
 a node on the local server, I use something like ...

 erl -sname etop -hidden -s etop -s erlang halt -output text -lines 23 -interval 17 -node '' -setcookie secret_cookie


~Michael



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