[erlang-questions] Mnesia Won't Start

Gordon Guthrie <>
Sun Jun 10 01:06:22 CEST 2012


If I leave it long enough it runs out of memory

eheap_alloc: Cannot allocate 97953500 bytes of memory (of type "old_heap").

Gordon

On 9 June 2012 23:35, Gordon Guthrie <> wrote:
> Folks
>
> I have a problem restarting mnesia - it is hanging on loading a
> particular table.
>
> I start it with -mnesia debug debug and it works through the tables
> until it gets to one:
>
> Mnesia(''): Getting table
> 'pk46.tiny.hn&80&item' (disc_copies) from disc: local_only
> Mnesia(''): Getting table
> 'pk46.tiny.hn&80&kvstore' (disc_only_copies) from disc: local_only
> Mnesia(''): Getting table
> 'pk46.tiny.hn&80&local_obj' (disc_copies) from disc: local_only
>
> At this point CPU goes to 100% and it just hangs.
>
> The table is quite large with 3 secondary indices on it.
>
> The table is running on a single node.
>
> I don't really know how to progress here - any thoughts appreciated.
>
> Gordon



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