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

Tristan Sloughter <>
Sat Oct 22 17:22:55 CEST 2011


Nevermind, file_server module registeres as file_server_2:

-define(FILE_SERVER, file_server_2).      % Registered name

2011/10/22 Tristan Sloughter <>

> Though I can point out I actually have no file_server_2...
>
> find ~/otp/ -name *file_server*
> /home/dotcloud/otp/lib/kernel-2.14.4/src/file_server.erl
> /home/dotcloud/otp/lib/kernel-2.14.4/ebin/file_server.beam
> /home/dotcloud/otp/lib/kernel-2.14.5/src/file_server.erl
> /home/dotcloud/otp/lib/kernel-2.14.5/ebin/file_server.beam
>
> Hmm..
>
> 2011/10/22 Tristan Sloughter <>
>
>> Right, there isn't much I can do in that respect though since I can't get
>> into a shell when loading the boot file.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Tristan
>>
>>
>> 2011/10/22 Motiejus Jakštys <>
>>
>>> 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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