Re: [R] Error: bad value ? what is that?

From: Jose <quesada_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 15:30:19 +0000 (UTC)

Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard <at> biostat.ku.dk> writes:

>
> Jose Quesada wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm finding a very strange error.
> > For no good reason my R console (Rgui.exe, R 2.5.0, under win XP) stops
> > producing anything meaningful, and just returns:
> > Error: bad value
> > to _whatever_ I enter. It starts doing this after a while, not immediately
> > when launched.
> >
> > I have to restart R when this happens.
> > No idea why. I didn't change anything in the R config that I remenber.
> >
> > Any thoughts?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> >
> Hmm that message comes from deep down inside SETCAR() and friends. I
> can't see other reasons for it than memory corruption. Are you running
> some rogue C code? Is the machine flaky in other respects?
>
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Thanks Peter,

Interesting; I upgraded my laptop to 2 gigs. and from that point on, it sometimes fauls to hibernate (just hangs). Maybe this is related? I installed an XP patch to solve hibernation problems with laptops over 2 gigs...

Maybe it didn't work?

-Jose
Re: Rogue c code: I was running library(Matrix), which is a pretty complicated piece of code and surely has c code...



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