[erlang-questions] beam.smp is killed by oom

ori brost <>
Sun Aug 5 19:48:12 CEST 2012


We suspect this may be because of os_mon (as  it prints some messages
before oom-killer kills beam.smp)

On Sun, Aug 5, 2012 at 8:40 PM, ori brost <> wrote:

> We are load testing a server we implemented in Erlang. Memory usage for
> beam.smp stays doesn't go above 30% memory until we get to roughly 93000
> connections. During what appears to be roughly 5 seconds, beam.smp is
> killed by Linux's oom-killer (I'm assuming that during these 5 seconds, mem
> usage spikes up). Any idea how we can trace this problem?
>
> Some traces from our system:
>
> This is what beam.smp prints shortly before it is oom-killed:
> http://pastebin.com/s4sJqXwY
>
> This is dmesg output:
> http://pastebin.com/wFUw84yj
>
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