[erlang-questions] Crash on alloc

Jachym Holecek <>
Fri Feb 6 19:46:41 CET 2009


# Imre Palik 2009-02-06:
> 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.

Assuming you're running a Unix-like OS: try increasing your data area
limit (man ulimit).

	-- Jachym



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