R-beta: "out of virtual memory"

M.J.Ray@uea.ac.uk
Mon, 2 Mar 1998 18:08:45 +0000 (GMT)


From: M.J.Ray@uea.ac.uk
Date: Mon, 2 Mar 1998 18:08:45 +0000 (GMT)
To: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: R-beta: "out of virtual memory"

Hi,

We just ran up against a "Memory exhausted" error trying to manipulate a
7Mb data file on R 0.61.1 FreeBSD-2.2.5, so I checked the manpage and
discovered the "-v" option.  However, I can only run "R -v 11".  Anything
higher gives the following:

> R -v 12
R : Copyright 1998, Robert Gentleman and Ross Ihaka
Version 0.61.1 Alpha (January 12, 1998)
[...startup mesg...]
Error in "[<-"(structure("", .Names = "RHOME"), "RHOME") : nothing to
replace with
xmalloc: out of virtual memory

OR

Fatal error: couldn't allocate memory for vector heap

Similar results for -n can be obtained.  Can anyone help?

Mark.
Stats Postgrad     mailto:M.J.Ray@UEA.ac.uk     http://wwwmjr.base.org/
UEA Norwich UK     mailto:markj@uueas.ml.org    http://www.stu.uea.ac.uk/
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