Re: [R] Problem in executing R on server

From: Jason Lee <huajie.lee_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2008 11:56:19 +1000

Hi,

I am actually trying to do some matrix multiplications of large datasets of 3000 columns and 150 rows.

And I am running R version 2.7.0.

I tried setting R --min-vsize=10M --max-vsize=100M --min-nsize=500k --max-nsize=1000M

Yet I still get:-

Error: cannot allocate vector of size 17.7 Mb

I am running on Sun Solaris server.

Please advise.
Thanks.
On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 11:50 AM, Erik Iverson <iverson_at_biostat.wisc.edu> wrote:

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> Jason Lee wrote:
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>> Hi R-listers,
>>
>> I have problem in executing my R on server. It returns me
>>
>> Error: cannot allocate vector of size 15.8 Mb
>>
>> each time when i execute R on the server. But it doesnt give me any
>> problem
>> when i try executing on my own Pc (except it runs extremely slow).
>>
>> Any pointers to this? I tried to read the FAQ on this issue before in the
>> archive but it seems there is no one solution to this.
>>
>
> And that is because there is no one cause to this issue. I might guess
> your 'server' has less memory than your 'PC', but you didn't say anything
> your respective setups, or what you are even trying to do with R.
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>
> I tried to
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>> simplified my code but it seems the problem is still the same.
>>
>>
>>
>> Please advise. Thanks.
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