Re: [R] memory error message using MASS and GLMMGibbs

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed 04 May 2005 - 04:58:53 EST

This works for me (after quite a while) using the pre-compiled binary from CRAN on Windows XP.

It is random, so try a different seed.

If you consult the rw-FAQ you will see how to get a more usable error message.

On Tue, 3 May 2005, Molins, Jordi wrote:

>
> Hello,
>
> I was just testing the MASS code examples for chapter 10 (Random and Mixed
> Effects) and I have pasted the following code in an R session (2.1.0 in
> windows 2000 professional; I have also Xemacs + ESS installed, but I was not
> using them at that time; my machine has quite a lot of RAM):
>
> library(MASS)
> library(lattice)
> library(nlme)
> library(GLMMGibbs)
> # declare a random intercept for each subject
> epil$subject <- Ra(data = factor(epil$subject))
> glmm(y ~ lbase*trt + lage + V4 + subject, family = poisson,
> data = epil, keep = 100000, thin = 100)
>
> and then an Application Error appears:
>
> "The instruction at "0x1001edc9" referenced memory at "0x00000008". The
> memory could not be "written". "
>
> It does not take long for this message to appear (less than 1s after I type
> Enter).
>
> Any help is welcome
>
> Jordi
>
>
>
>
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