[erlang-questions] erlang woes

Arun Suresh <>
Thu Aug 5 22:22:12 CEST 2010

hello scott..

thanx for the recommendation... but suppose i dont have acces to the
crashdump viewer on the prod machine... and moving the crashdump between
machines is not an option... where in the crash dump files should i look for
the process that asked for the memory ?


On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 12:57 PM, Scott Lystig Fritchie <
> wrote:

> Arun Suresh <> wrote:
> as> It does NOT tell me which process had made the request for the
> as> memory..  which could not be allocated.. and which brought the node
> as> down !!
> Sure it does, you just need to know where to look.  :-)  If your eyes
> haven't adjusted to looking at those dump files yet, I recommend the
> crashdump_viewer tool.
>    http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/observer/crashdump_ug.html
>    http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/crashdump_viewer.html
> -Scott

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