[rabbitmq-discuss] rabbitMQ & Erlang on AIX Server

Alexis Richardson alexis at rabbitmq.com
Wed Jan 11 12:34:06 GMT 2012

I have bcc'd people who have successfully run Rabbit & Erlang on AIX.
They may be able to comment...


On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 11:44 AM, Emile Joubert <emile at rabbitmq.com> wrote:
> Hi Gerard,
> On 11/01/12 11:18, Savage, Gerard wrote:
>> I would like to run rabbitMQ, and so Erlang R15, on AIX Server. Are
>> there any guide or installation help instructions out there that I can
>> use - or any known problems with this configuration?
> You might want to ask this question on the erlang-questions mailing list
> as well. I see an AIX question was discussed in Sept 2011:
> http://erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/2011-September/060915.html
> I'm not aware of any AIX Erlang packages for a sufficiently recent
> version of Erlang (R12B3 at the very least, assuming no plugins). This
> means you will need to compile Erlang yourself. I've had limited success
> doing so on AIX 5.3 but without SMP support, and there seems to be some
> sort of deadlock in the terminal IO preventing all the compilers from
> working. The main .erl compiler does work though.
> If you can get Erlang running then RabbitMQ will run fine. Rabbit
> contains the necessary code to detect memory on AIX.
> Also see this thread from 2011:
> http://lists.rabbitmq.com/pipermail/rabbitmq-discuss/2011-February/011376.html
> -Emile
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