[rabbitmq-discuss] Rabbitmq falling over & losing messages

Ben Hood 0x6e6562 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 27 16:33:20 GMT 2008


On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 3:41 PM, Toby White
<toby.o.h.white at googlemail.com> wrote:
> However, after anywhere between 50,000 and 100,000 messages have been
> published, the client gets an exception, RabbitMQ crashes, and the
> queue vanishes from the server, along with all unconsumed messages.
> Recreating the queue shows it empty; restarting the server entirely is
> a hit-and-miss affair; sometimes it works fine (though the messages
> are still missing); sometimes it fails due to a timeout on the
> persister process, and the only way to restart seems to be to delete /
> var/lib/rabbitmq/mnesia.

I won't get time to look at this properly until next week (but
somebody else might), but as a quick thought, have you tried the
lastest version from the reporsitory (which is very close to be

Also, can you tell us what queues and bindings you have set up?


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