[erlang-questions] Disable MnesiaCore dump file generation

Mithun B <>
Tue May 23 07:19:53 CEST 2017


Thank you all,

     But I am looking for simpler solution like, this one:
     https://stackoverflow.com/a/18526512/3232487
     Here the generation of erl_crash.dump is entirely avoided by 
redirecting to /dev/null

Regards,
Mithun B

On Tuesday 23 May 2017 01:13 AM, Jesper Louis Andersen wrote:
> Let me add that it is often a good idea to separate your data 
> directories from your code directories. Preferably by volume and quota 
> as well. While here, establish logs isolated as well and make sure 
> they are rotated so they only use a limited amount of memory. If 
> possible, enable disk_sup or make a warning system so you can detect 
> situations where you are about to run low on disk through the 
> alarm_handler.
>
>
>
> On Mon, May 22, 2017 at 9:32 PM Dan Gudmundsson < 
> <mailto:>> wrote:
>
>
>     You can set the core dir with the config parameter:
>     http://erlang.org/doc/man/mnesia.html#write_lock_table-1
>
>     erl -mnesia core_dir Directory
>
>     On Mon, May 22, 2017 at 8:02 PM Sergey Safarov
>     < <mailto:>> wrote:
>
>         You can change working directory to separate volume with
>         limited size. As example mount to. /run/myapp directory "tmp"
>         volume with size 10 Mbyte. Then cd to /run/myapp
>
>
>         пн, 22 мая 2017, 13:21 Mithun B <
>         <mailto:>>:
>
>             Hi all,
>
>                  I have an application using Mnesia Database running
>             is a memory
>             constrained environment. So is there any way to disable
>             MnesiaCore file
>             creation by when something goes wrong with Mnesia which is
>             a default
>             case? Or is it possible to give limit on the size of file
>             or constraint
>             on count of files?
>
>                  Since the MnesiaCore file gets created with different
>             name each
>             time, it will not overwrite the previous one. It casuses
>             flooding of
>             MnesiaCore files in the working directory of my
>             application, if the
>             application has crashed for multiple times.
>
>             Regards,
>
>             Mithun B
>
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