[erlang-questions] Crash on alloc

Dave Smith <>
Fri Feb 6 19:43:59 CET 2009


If you google "373662860 bytes", Erlang is well represented in the results.
There must be something significant to this limit...

http://www.google.ca/search?q=373662860+bytes

--DS


2009/2/6 Imre Palik <>

> Feladó: Francesco Cesarini (Erlang Training and Consulting) [
> ]
> >
> > This is the standard behaviour when the VM runs out of memory.... Try
> > generating smaller lists or adding more memory to your computer.
>
> I have 3 Gigs, and as far as I can see, this fails on an alloc of less then
> 400 Megs. Does this quite reliably, even as the first command of the shell.
>
>
> > Imre Palik wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> can anybody explain why I'm getting this:
> >>
> >> 3> {lists:seq(3, 40000000, 2), lists:seq(3, 40000000, 2)}.
> >>
> >> Crash dump was written to: erl_crash.dump
> >> eheap_alloc: Cannot allocate 373662860 bytes of memory (of type "heap").
> >>
> >> This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual
> way.
> >> Please contact the application's support team for more information.
> >>
> >> Process inferior-erlang finished
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