[erlang-questions] mnesia silent failure and table corruption
Tue Aug 27 17:06:14 CEST 2013
Thanks, but no luck. It behaves the same with sync_transaction.
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Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] mnesia silent failure and table corruption
On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 3:05 PM, Janos Hary <> wrote:
> I started to write records into a table from a simple test function.
> When the table size reaches 2GB write transactions still report
> success, but they are silently ignored. The table became unusable,
> read operations return error, and mnesia cannot recover the table. How
> shall I avoid such situation?
Try using mnesia:sync_transaction() instead of mnesia:transaction().
Then Mnesia will use syncronized calls to disk_log (and syncronized commits
when several nodes are involved).
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