[erlang-questions] noproc file_server_2 when trying to load boot file

Motiejus Jakštys <>
Sat Oct 22 17:18:36 CEST 2011


On Sat, Oct 22, 2011 at 10:11:39AM -0500, Tristan Sloughter wrote:
> I have a .rel file and successfully create the boot/script files with
> systools:make_script but when I try to load the boot file it crashes with an
> error I can't find reference too anywhere online. Does anyone have an idea
> on what might be wrong?
> 
> $ erl
> Erlang R14B04 (erts-5.8.5) [source] [64-bit] [smp:4:4] [rq:4]
> [async-threads:0] [kernel-poll:false]
> 
> Eshell V5.8.5  (abort with ^G)
> 1> systools:make_script("ctdemo", [local]).
> ok
> 2> q().
> ok
> 
> $ erl -boot ctdemo
> {"init terminating in
> do_boot",{noproc,{gen_server,call,[file_server_2,{open,"./.erlang",[read]},infinity]}}}

In a nutshell, gen_server is complaining that process file_server_2 is
not running.

Check application:loaded_applications(), global_registered_names(),
appmon:start() for troubleshooting.

Hope this helps

Motiejus



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