[erlang-questions] What happens on TERM?

Daniel Dormont <>
Sat Oct 27 00:27:25 CEST 2012

Good point about the init.d process, I'd neglected that. So far it seems
like that will meet my need.


On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 4:42 PM, Yogish Baliga <> wrote:

> If you have a script in /etc/init.d (on Unix flavored OS), stop is called
> on each them.
> -- baliga
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 11:07 AM, Daniel Dormont <
> > wrote:
>> Or, more precisely: I am running an Erlang VM as a daemon on Linux, with
>> a number of applications (Ejabberd and its various dependencies such as
>> Mnesia, specifically). When I issue a shutdown command on the machine, is
>> there a way to have the Erlang VM receive a signal and cleanly shutdown all
>> running applications? Or do I need to use some kind of custom script (for
>> example, Ejabberd includes ejabberdctl which has a stop command, so I guess
>> I could issue that and wait a bit before halting)?
>> thanks
>> -Dan
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