[erlang-questions] erlang:halt() cannot terminate the Erlang VM

Bohuslav Svancara <>
Mon Mar 18 17:03:16 CET 2013


>>What version of OTP are you using and on what platform? Erlang:halt only
stops for flushing I/O of stdin/stdout. That has changed slightly in later
releases. Is >>pending I/O something that could be the cause in your case?

Huh.  Am I understand well that if I will not send anything to stdout then
erlang:halt() will not work?



2013/3/18 Patrik Nyblom <>

>  Hi!
>
> On 03/14/2013 02:18 PM, skyman wrote:
>
> Hi all,
> I encounter this problem: erlang:halt() cannot terminate the Erlang VM.
> Then I user "kill -USR1 erlpid" to kill the Erlang VM process, and get an
> Erlang crash dump, it indicates that there are some "Scheduled" processes.
> I want to know  under what cases erlang:halt() cannot terminate the
> Erlang VM, for example, existing  "Scheduled" processes?
> Thanks in advance!
>
>  What version of OTP are you using and on what platform? Erlang:halt only
> stops for flushing I/O of stdin/stdout. That has changed slightly in later
> releases. Is pending I/O something that could be the cause in your case?
>
>
>
>
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