[erlang-questions] [Windows] I can't create named node

Michael Turner <>
Wed Feb 16 14:58:36 CET 2011


I get the same error response.

I've been able to make nodes from the DOS command line, though, if that
would be an acceptable workaround.

-michael turner

On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 6:18 PM, Lukas Larsson <> wrote:

> Ofcourse you are not supposed to handle that yourself. the most probable
> reason why you are not getting any help is because most of us here run on a
> *nix OS and hence have not run into many of the Erlang on Windows problems.
>
> I do know that this is not a general Win XP SP3 problem, but rather
> something with your specific setup. I'm assuming you have updated to the
> latest patches and made sure that your network is setup correctly? From
> what
> I understand EWOULDBLOCK is a way of the posix sockets to say to the
> application that it should try again later to do the listen on the socket
> because of whatever reason. Maybe there are permission problems?
>
> Have you tried starting the epmd program seperately? Maybe even try to run
> it on a seperate port? See http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/epmd.html for
> details
>
> I'm shooting in the dark here, but maybe I'll hit something.
>
> Lukas
>
>
> 2011/2/16 Lee Samuel <>
>
> >
> >
> > {error_logger,{{2011,2,16},{14,51,8}},"Protocol: ~p: register error:
> > ~p~n",["ine
> >
> >
> t_tcp",{{badmatch,{error,ewouldblock}},[{inet_tcp_dist,get_tcp_address,1},{inet_
> >
> >
> tcp_dist,listen,1},{net_kernel,start_protos,4},{net_kernel,start_protos,3},{net_
> >
> >
> kernel,init_node,2},{net_kernel,init,1},{gen_server,init_it,6},{proc_lib,init_p_
> > do_apply,3}]}]}
> >
> >
> {error_logger,{{2011,2,16},{14,51,8}},crash_report,[[{initial_call,{net_kernel,i
> >
> >
> nit,['Argument__1']}},{pid,<0.19.0>},{registered_name,[]},{error_info,{exit,{err
> >
> >
> or,badarg},[{gen_server,init_it,6},{proc_lib,init_p_do_apply,3}]}},{ancestors,[n
> >
> >
> et_sup,kernel_sup,<0.9.0>]},{messages,[]},{links,[<0.16.0>,#Port<0.54>]},{dictio
> >
> >
> nary,[{longnames,false}]},{trap_exit,true},{status,running},{heap_size,377},{sta
> > ck_size,24},{reductions,344}],[]]}
> >
> >
> {error_logger,{{2011,2,16},{14,51,8}},supervisor_report,[{supervisor,{local,net_
> >
> >
> sup}},{errorContext,start_error},{reason,{'EXIT',nodistribution}},{offender,[{pi
> >
> >
> d,undefined},{name,net_kernel},{mfargs,{net_kernel,start_link,[[samuelcdf,shortn
> > ames]]}},{restart_type,permanent},{shutdown,2000},{child_type,worker}]}]}
> >
> >
> {error_logger,{{2011,2,16},{14,51,8}},supervisor_report,[{supervisor,{local,kern
> >
> >
> el_sup}},{errorContext,start_error},{reason,shutdown},{offender,[{pid,undefined}
> >
> >
> ,{name,net_sup},{mfargs,{erl_distribution,start_link,[]}},{restart_type,permanen
> > t},{shutdown,infinity},{child_type,supervisor}]}]}
> >
> >
> {error_logger,{{2011,2,16},{14,51,8}},std_info,[{application,kernel},{exited,{sh
> > utdown,{kernel,start,[normal,[]]}}},{type,permanent}]}
> > {"Kernel pid
> > terminated",application_controller,"{application_start_failure,kern
> > el,{shutdown,{kernel,start,[normal,[]]}}}"}
> > Crash dump was written to: erl_crash.dump
> > Kernel pid terminated (application_controller)
> > ({application_start_failure,kerne
> > l,{shutdown,{kernel,start,[normal,[]]}}})
> >
> > Why no one want to help me? I am supposed to handle "EWOULDBLOCK" problem
> > myself? What a kind language...
> >
> > I googled every reason I guess, but still can't resolve problem. So I'm
> > here, then sad...
> >
> >
> > > From: 
> > > To: 
> > > Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2011 03:14:05 +0800
> > > Subject: RE: [erlang-questions] [Windows] I can't create named node
> > >
> > >
> > > The same procedure been tried at another computer(OS: Win7) which works
> > perfectly.
> > > But I still make no sense what reasons make the early one(OS: WinXP
> SP3)
> > can't work correctly. Who can light me on?
> > >
> > > Thanks.
> > >
> > >
> > > Samuel
> > >
> > >
> > > > From: 
> > > > To: 
> > > > Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 13:58:05 +0800
> > > > Subject: [erlang-questions] [Windows] I can't create named node
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Neither -name nor -sname can make one successfully.
> > > >
> > > > If I open Eshell, and enter command:
> > > >
> > > > net_kernel:start(['', shortnames]).
> > > >
> > > > then I get the following response:
> > > >
> > > > =INFO REPORT==== 15-Feb-2011::12:00:05 ===
> > > > Protocol: "inet_tcp": register error:
> {{badmatch,{error,ewouldblock}},
> > > > [{inet_tcp_dist,get_tcp_address,1},
> > > > {inet_tcp_dist,listen,1},
> > > > {net_kernel,start_protos,4},
> > > > {net_kernel,start_protos,3},
> > > > {net_kernel,init_node,2},
> > > > {net_kernel,init,1},
> > > > {gen_server,init_it,6},
> > > > {proc_lib,init_p_do_apply,3}]}
> > > > {error,{shutdown,{child,undefined,net_sup_dynamic,
> > > > {erl_distribution,start_link,[[,shortnames]]},
> > > > permanent,1000,supervisor,
> > > > [erl_distribution]}}}
> > > >
> > > > I have no idea about this, please help me. :-)
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Erlang version: Erlang R14B01 (erts-5.8.2)
> > >
> >
> >
>


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