[rabbitmq-discuss] Miscellaneous Question

Jason J. W. Williams jasonjwwilliams at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 23:46:23 GMT 2009

Hi Ben,

Sure. Lemme give that a shot later this evening.

It seems to happen if I leave around 12-24 hours of downtime between
Rabbit server starts.


On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 4:40 PM, Ben Hood <0x6e6562 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Jason,
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 11:18 PM, Jason J. W. Williams
> <jasonjwwilliams at gmail.com> wrote:
>> "Eshell V5.6.2" Not sure what Erlang 12B-? revision that maps too.
> Pretty old school, but I think that is R12B-2.
> In any case, can I reproduce the symptom using the tarball you
> supplied with R12B-5/OSX 10.5.6.
> I just can't seem to create it myself, yet.
> Having said this, the only reports of this symptom that I have
> received are from Mac users.
> But unfortunately these people did not send me the tarball or any
> other diagnostics :-(
> Since you're using OSX, I'd like to rule out OTP-7471, which was fixed
> in R12B-4:
> OTP-7471  On Mac OS X, file:sync/1 now guarantees that all filesystem
>              buffers are written to the disk by using the fcntl() with
>              F_FULLFSYNC option. Previously, file:sync/1 called fsync(),
>              which only guaranteed that the data had been transferred to
>              the disk drive. (Thanks to Jan Lehnardt.)
> Can you install R12B-5 and a fresh install of Rabbit and try to reproduce this?
> I think R12B-5 might be in macports, if not, you can just compile it -
> it'll take about 5 mins - here are some directions:
> http://hopper.squarespace.com/blog/2008/11/15/how-i-install-rabbitmq-on-osx.html
> By fresh install of Rabbit, I mean one with a clean mnesia directory.
> HTH,
> Ben

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