[erlang-questions] Disable erlang crash dump generation

Arun <>
Mon May 15 13:51:19 CEST 2017


Hi,

I'm running erlang in an embedded environment, and there 's a 
requirement to maintain 15MB free memory

at any point of time. To ensure the same I need to disable the 
generation of erlang crash dump file(erl_crash.dump)

file since it may grow in size. How can this be done??

I've tried the following options:

i. "+d" option when beginning to run the erlang node

ii. Set the value of the environment variable ERL_CRASH_DUMP to 
"/dev/null"(tried this both when running the erlang application, and

also setting the environment variable explicitly after running the 
application)

*PS: I'm running the my application on Erlang/OTP 19 [erts-8.0]*

Regards,
Arun P


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