[erlang-questions] How to introspect atom table?

Max Lapshin <>
Tue Nov 20 12:47:45 CET 2012


Atoms: 1048576
=memory
total: 507885448
processes: 336611825
processes_used: 336601278
system: 171273623
atom: 52749265
atom_used: 52707589
binary: 6311816
code: 3898230
ets: 2209656
=hash_table:atom_tab
size: 411527
used: 322545
objs: 1048577
depth: 21


This looks like a problem, yes?



On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 3:10 PM, Gleb Peregud <> wrote:

> AFAIK crash dump contains atom list.
>
> Also erlang:memory(atom) or erlang:memory(atom_used) can be useful
>
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Max Lapshin <>
> wrote:
> > Erlang system is crashing with atom limit.
> > Is it possible to look inside atom table, maybe I'll see something like:
> > 'user_15', 'user_157' and will quickly find source of problems.
> >
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