[erlang-questions] Memory usage

Mats Cronqvist <>
Thu Sep 11 14:25:41 CEST 2008

Francesca Gangemi wrote:
> Hi,
> we notice that nodes crash during a load test because they cannot 
> allocate more memory.
> The slogan from the crash dump says
> "eheap_alloc: Cannot allocate 3328160 bytes of memory (of type old_heap")."
  try logging the output of erlang:system_info(allocated_areas) every 10 
sec or so. should give you a handle on what's going on.


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