[erlang-questions] Erlang occasionally hangs at startup

Loïc Hoguin <>
Wed Dec 17 21:47:24 CET 2014


On 12/17/2014 10:39 PM, Tuncer Ayaz wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 8:37 PM, Loic Hoguin wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I see occasional hangs when starting the Erlang VM ("erl",
>> regardless of options). It seems to occur only on some networks
>> (seen it happen in a few hotels and seeing it in the appartment I
>> rent here now; though it didn't happen a few weeks ago in the same
>> place). I never see it at home though.
>>
>> This is with 17.3.4, though I have seen it with 17.1 and also with
>> versions before 17.
>
> Is it correct to assume that you're mentioning the locations with
> regards to the local wired/wireless network?
>
> If so, have you tried different ~/.erl_inetrc settings?

It's always wireless IIRC.

I will look into that file, I was not aware of its existence.

> If tracing the release VM does not reveal anything informative, then
> I'd suggest to try a debug build, but that might of course hide the
> issue, though my gut feeling is that your problem is not of that
> sort.

I will try that tomorrow.

Thanks.

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Loïc Hoguin
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