[erlang-questions] Problematic error: code server called the unloaded module `init'

Bengt Kleberg <>
Mon Jan 12 14:39:23 CET 2009


Greetings,

I have 2 ideas/suggestions.

1) erlexec is not documented so you might want to use erl instead.
2) According to the man page for erl
(http://erlang.org/doc/man/erl.html) you should only write "-config
foo".
        
        
bengt

On Tue, 2008-12-30 at 23:42 +0100, Vincent de Phily wrote:
> Hi list,
> 
> here's an error I can't quite figure out and started getting on some of my 
> servers, as far as I can tell without code change or environement 
> modifications :
> 
> > $ erlexec -name  -config foo.config +W w
> >
> > Crash dump was written to: erl_crash.dump
> > The code server called the unloaded module `init'
> 
> When I look at the crash dump, I do have 'init' in my modules list, along with 
> lots of standard modules (but none of my own modules) :
> 
> > =loaded_modules
> > Current code: 1064029
> > Old code: 0
> > =mod:otp_ring0
> > Current size: 620
> > =mod:init
> > Current size: 31160
> > =mod:prim_inet
> > Current size: 50792
> > ...
> 
> and an 'init' process :
> > =proc:<0.0.0>
> > State: Waiting
> > Name: init
> > Spawned as: otp_ring0:start/2
> > Spawned by: []
> > Started: Tue Dec 30 23:25:05 2008
> > Message queue length: 0
> > Number of heap fragments: 0
> > Heap fragment data: 0
> > Link list: [<0.1.0>, <0.5.0>, <0.4.0>, <0.2.0>]
> > Reductions: 4938
> > Stack+heap: 377
> > OldHeap: 0
> > Heap unused: 229
> > OldHeap unused: 0
> > Program counter: 0xb4b7a250 (init:boot_loop/2 + 32)
> > CP: 0x081f4340 (<terminate process normally>)
> > arity = 0
> 
> (I can provide more of the dump if desired)
> 
> 
> I don't know where to begin with this one; google only picked up a 
> seemingly-irrelevant thread on this mailinglist. This is a recent erlang 
> version. Any ideas ?
> 




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