[rabbitmq-discuss] Silent crash causes persistent durable message loss

Tim Watson tim at rabbitmq.com
Mon May 21 22:08:15 BST 2012

On 21/05/2012 22:02, Matthias Radestock wrote:
> On 21/05/12 21:50, Francesco Mazzoli wrote:
>> I have trouble believing that it is actually dying silently with no
>> information in the logs.
> iirc we've seen this in the past with things like 'oom killer'. It is
> probably worth checking the system logs.

Even with an OOM failure, we should at least be able to see an 
erl_crash.dump file somewhere.

>> In the meantime I'm going to do the obvious and suggest to upgrade to
>> 2.8.2. We fixed several ugly bugs related to DLX (one of which was
>> particularly easy to get) and they might be related to your problem.
> I don't think any of the DLX bugs pre 2.8.2 would have brought down an
> entire rabbit, just individual queues.

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