[rabbitmq-discuss] Install 1.7 on debian with apt-get

Ted Slusser ted.slusser at vanderbilt.edu
Thu Oct 8 22:04:02 BST 2009


I was able to get it running on a different lenny box.  I will now  
compare differences between the two.  Thanks for the assistance.


On Oct 8, 2009, at 3:50 PM, David Wragg wrote:

> Hi Ted,
> Ted Slusser <ted.slusser at vanderbilt.edu> writes:
>> Now I have updated erlang and I have the following:
>> ii  erlang-appmon                        1:13.b.2.1-dfsg
>> [...]
>> ii  erlang-xmerl                         1:13.b.2.1-dfsg
>> But I am still getting a erl_crash.dump when attempting to install
>> rabbitmq-server.
> I'm not sure why you have erlang/OTP R13B on a lenny machine.  Lenny
> still includes erlang/OTP R12B.  I have a lenny system with rabbit
> working, and here's the full list of erlang packages I have installed:
> ii  erlang-base                       1:12.b.3-dfsg-4
> ii  erlang-nox                        1:12.b.3-dfsg-4
> Your list look more like the set of erlang packages I would expect to
> see on a Debian unstable (sid) machine, which includes erlang R13B and
> has it broken down into a large number of packages, as in your list.
> Note that on lenny, you *shoudn't* have a erlang-ssl package - that
> component is included in one of the two packages above.
> I suspect that this erlang installation is not working quite
> correctly, and that is leading to the rabbitmq problem.
> I suggest that you remove all erlang packages, as well as
> rabbitmq-server, and start again.  If apt-get installs something other
> than the two erlang packages I mentioned above, you probably have an
> issue in your apt configuration.
>> Any advice on how to interpret the erl_crash.dump?
> The /var/log/rabbit/startup_* files are usually the best place to look
> to diagnose problems with rabbitmq-server, and we need to see those to
> understand files what going on.  The erl_crash.dump file sometimes
> gives useful context, but it contains a lot of information which is
> uninteresting in most cases.
> David
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