Re: axis() produces junk on DEC alpha (PR#274)

About this list Date view Thread view Subject view Author view Other groups

Subject: Re: axis() produces junk on DEC alpha (PR#274)
From: Peter Dalgaard BSA (p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk)
Date: Wed 15 Sep 1999 - 02:23:16 EST


Message-ID: <x27lltbgy3.fsf@blueberry.kubism.ku.dk>

Albrecht Gebhardt <albrecht.gebhardt@uni-klu.ac.at> writes:

> this point? base-Ex.Rout is quite large, 4154 lines.
> .... stop, now I got it, its a memory problem:
> Running all help() examples ...
> ../../bin/R --vanilla < base-Ex.R > base-Ex.Rout
> /bin/sh: 303 Memory fault
> make[3]: *** [base-Ex.Rout] Error 139
> make[3]: Leaving directory
> `/usr/local/src/redhat/BUILD/R-0.65.0/tests/Examples'
> make[2]: *** [test-Examples] Error 2
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/src/redhat/BUILD/R-0.65.0/tests'
> make[1]: *** [test-All] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/src/redhat/BUILD/R-0.65.0/tests'
> make: *** [test-All] Error 2
> I have to go to another machine, my alpha at home as only 256MB, and swap
> space is also very small.
> Or should I run the tests with memory specifications from command line?

Shouldn't be necessary with the current defaults 256MB should be
plenty.

Sometimes output buffers don't flush, so what is the last line of

 ../../bin/R --vanilla < base-Ex.R

> Wouldn't it be a good idea to have "make test" running each example in a
> several R process? I think I could avoid this memory fault this way. I
> guess the reasons for the memory fault is a bad kernel configuration
> (wrong ulimit values) and/or wrong swap space configuration and not within
> R.

But would it complete in finite time? There are a *lot* of examples,
you know....

-- 
   O__  ---- Peter Dalgaard             Blegdamsvej 3  
  c/ /'_ --- Dept. of Biostatistics     2200 Cph. N   
 (*) \(*) -- University of Copenhagen   Denmark      Ph: (+45) 35327918
~~~~~~~~~~ - (p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk)             FAX: (+45) 35327907
-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-
r-devel mailing list -- Read http://www.ci.tuwien.ac.at/~hornik/R/R-FAQ.html
Send "info", "help", or "[un]subscribe"
(in the "body", not the subject !)  To: r-devel-request@stat.math.ethz.ch
_._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._


About this list Date view Thread view Subject view Author view Other groups

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b25 : Tue 04 Jan 2000 - 14:16:08 EST