[ejabberd] ejabberd crashes without any comment

Konstantin Khomoutov flatworm at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Sep 18 14:57:31 MSD 2009

defa wrote:
>>>> I am running an ejabberd on an debian lenny with the following 
>>>> packages installed:
>>>> mysql-server-5.0/lenny uptodate 5.0.51a-24+lenny2 and mysql-db user 
>>>> backend
>>>> Since a few days I experience random crashes of the server leaving 
>>>> behind nothing but an erl_crash.dump file in /var/log/ejabberd.
>>>> The logfiles say nothing abnormal or reproducible - they just stop.
> I _might_ have found the solution. It seems the reason for the crashed 
> was an outdated mysql.beam file since mysql was updated before the 
> crashes occurred. I am not sure at all about this. Any experiences here 
> - could that be a reason?
If you also upgraded the Erlang/OTP version, then this might be the case 
as Erlang VMs are not necessarily backwards compatible.
So try to recompile this module with the installed version of Erlang 

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