[erlang-questions] heart restarting erlang node

Chandru <>
Thu Jun 17 12:36:07 CEST 2010


Ok - we have a heart script which backups sasl_logfiles directory before
restarting the node. You might want to consider doing something like that.
Or increase the size of each logfile and the number of logfiles.

cheers
Chandru

On 17 June 2010 10:49, tom kelly <> wrote:

> Hi Chandru,
>
> Our sasl log seems to have been over-written when the node restarted, so
> anything interesting there was lost, we'll update to catch this log if this
> re-occurs.
>
>
> We've found this post from Serge Aleynikov which we're investigating:
> http://www.erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/2006-December/024365.html
>
> But I'm not yet sure it's the same issue. This can cause heart to restart
> our system but only after memory usage was sustained around 90% for 5-10
> minutes which wasn't the case for all of our restarts.
>
> //Tom.
>
>
>
> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 9:27 AM, Chandru <
> > wrote:
>
>> Hi Tom,
>>
>> On 16 June 2010 15:11, tom kelly <> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi List,
>>>
>>> We're experiencing a weird problem here where our node seems to
>>> spontaneously reboot. It looks like heart is causing it but we can't
>>> figure
>>> out why.
>>>
>>>
>> Have  you had a look at the SASL logs? There might be crash reports
>> leading up to the restart which might give clues.
>>
>> cheers
>> Chandru
>>
>>
>


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