Re: [R] Package Snow 0.3-5 hangs on windows 7

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 11:47:06 +0200

Please try R-2.13.0 patched with the most recent snow. We found a bug in R that has been fixed in the meantime.

Best,
Uwe Ligges

On 27.06.2011 10:46, Martin Valere wrote:
> Good morning,
>
> I was using the packages snow 0.3-3 and snowfall 1.84 with R.10.1 : it is working great ! (Windows 7)
>
> Since I have tried to update my R version (Windows 7). I cannot make the packages snow and snowfall works for parallel processing. I have tried the following version combinations:
>
> Snowfall 1.84& snow 0.3-5 with R version 2.12.1 / 2.12.2 / 2.13.0
> Snowfall 1.84& snow 0.3-3 with R version 2.13.0
>
> With the following code
>
> Library(snow)
> Library(snowfall)
> sfInit(parallel=TRUE, cpus=7)
>
> and the system is hanging ...
>
> R-2.13.0 has been installed in folder C:/R/R.-2.13.0 (and not in folder c:/Program Files or C:/Programme on this computer) --> no symbolic link or blank space issue in path name.
>
> I have tried the code "Sock.r" (posted on the 16 May 2011 on this list by Uwe Ligges, although my guess is that it has been integrated in the version 0.3-5 of snow ...). Without success.
>
> On the command line (i.e. without RGui), trying first sfInit() (works fine ) and sfInit(parallel=TRUE, cpus=7), I got the following error message ... (R-2.13.0)
>
>> sfInit()
> snowfall 1.84 initialized: sequential execution, one CPU.
>
>> sfStop()
>> sfInit(parallel=TRUE,cpus=7)
> Error in socketConnection(port = port, server = TRUE, blocking = TRUE,
> cannot open the connection
> In addition: Warning message:
> In socketConnection(port = port, server = TRUE, blocking = TRUE, :
> port 10187 cannot be opened
> Error in sfInit(parallel = TRUE, cpus = 7) :
> Starting of snow cluster failed! Error in socketConnection(port = po
> , :
> cannot open the connection
> Error in socketConnection(port = port, server = TRUE, blocking = TRUE
> cannot open the connection
>
>
> Any suggestions ?
>
> Thanks for any help,
>
> Valère
>
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