[erlang-questions] What does this mean?
Mon Oct 23 15:42:44 CEST 2006
Rudolph van Graan writes:
> Hey again,
> Is it possible for a corrupt mnesia table to trigger this error?
> Rudolph van Graan
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> On Oct 23, 2006, at 2:24 PM, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> > Rudolph van Graan writes:
> >> 1> TYPE ASSERTION FAILED, file beam/erl_term.c, line 105:
> >> tag_val_def: 0x18
> > It means that you should immediately prepare a bug report
> > containing at least the version of OTP you're using, the
> > environment in which it is being run (OS version), the
> > tools used to compile it (compiler and version), and a
> > recipe for reproducing the error.
> > This message is potentially serious and must be investigated.
The message can be triggered by two different kinds of error:
1. A logic error in the BEAM runtime system causing it to access
data using type-incorrect accessors.
2. Corrupt data that no longer matches the runtime system's
I don't know enough about mnesia to comment on whether it
could be the culprit here.
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