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

Mike Cugini <>
Wed Mar 13 23:47:27 CET 2013


the -tracing off flag definitely helped, I no longer see the "garbage" 
messages.

Unfortunately, etop will crash within 30 secs on average with: "Output 
server crashed: connection_lost"

This is likely just a result of a busy server?


On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 1:39:48 PM UTC-4, Scott Lystig Fritchie wrote:
>
> Anton Lebedevich < <javascript:>> 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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