[erlang-questions] VM silently exits

Steve Vinoski <>
Wed Jul 28 22:50:15 CEST 2010

On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Vlad Dumitrescu <> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 22:29, Steve Vinoski <> wrote:
>> With R13B04 running on Montavista Linux, I've seen a few cases
>> recently where the Erlang VM simply exits without any log messages,
>> crash dumps, or coredumps.
> Hi,
> I got something similar a while ago, with SuSe, but the lack of a
> coredump was caused by some weird setting that I don't remember right
> now (it worked for some programs but not all, notably not erlang). Are
> you sure that core dumps are enabled properly on your system? You can
> try to kill the VM manually, to see if there is a core dump or not.
> (BTW, in my case it was a memory problem).

Hi Vlad, yes, core dumping is definitely enabled and working properly.


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