[erlang-questions] VM silently exits

Andrei Soroker <>
Thu Jul 29 00:54:19 CEST 2010


On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 1:29 PM, 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. It appears to happen only after days of
> running under load, making it hard to reproduce and investigate.

We've seen something similar once when we hit the atom table limit.
The fact that the exit occurs after some time of happy running might
be indicative of a hard limit being reached, and as far as I remember,
the nature of that kind of exit could be somewhat ungallant.

Andrei


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