[rabbitmq-discuss] Rabbit won't restart - no next heap size found

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Tue Sep 25 19:18:32 BST 2012

On 25/09/12 18:21, MK wrote:
> i have a box with 68G of memory… rabbit was running and had 300M
> messages in a queue.

Congratulations, that must be one of the fattest rabbits out there :)

> It was using 36G out of 56G allocated memory, but
> showed an alert due to low disk space. i cleared up disk space and tried
> to restart rabbitmq-server… now it wont start:
> Crash dump was written to: erl_crash.dump
> no next heap size found: -1623298710, offset 0
> The erl_crash.dump is 31MB, but happy to send it to someone if they
> think they can help with this critical issue.

This is more likely an Erlang rather than Rabbit problem.

What version of Erlang are you running? On what O/S? And what version of 



More information about the rabbitmq-discuss mailing list