[erlang-questions] etop flooded with "Erlang top got garbage" messages

Scott Lystig Fritchie <>
Wed Mar 13 18:39:48 CET 2013


Anton Lebedevich <> wrote:

>> Whenever I start etop, I see a flood of "Erlang top got garbage"
>> messages:

al> -tracing off flag might help etop.

I agree with Anton: the default (tracing is on) creates a huge amount of
extra load on the VM.  Turning tracing off is IMHO highly recommended.

-Scott



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