Re: [R] R software on 64bit - Intel Xeon processor

From: Martyn Plummer <plummer_at_iarc.fr>
Date: Thu 01 Dec 2005 - 04:03:58 EST

Many packages in Fedora Extras, including R, have been recompiled for CentOS (a RHEL clone). You can find them here:

http://centos.karan.org/

They should be compatible with RHEL, but of course your mileage may vary.

Martyn

On Tue, 2005-11-29 at 20:43 +0000, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> You don't seem to know your OS spec, so how can we guess?
> You chip can run various different OSes. RH claim to have
> RHEL4 for AMD64/EM64T, but not `for 64bit'.
>
> Use uname -a. If it mentions ix86 (for x=3,4,5,6 or perhaps 7) use that
> RPM. I expect it will mention x86_64. In that case you may need to
> install from the sources. One way to do so is to install the SRPM,
> rpmbuild that and then install it. But building from the source tarball
> is also a cinch, and will avoid RH's broken blas library (if you have that
> installed). The other advantage is that you can install the current
> R-patched rather than R-2.2.0 and benefit from all the patches.
>
> Of course, it is possible that RedHat has an RPM (they do for FC3 and
> FC4), so have you checked their repositories?
>
>
> On Tue, 29 Nov 2005, Srinivas Iyyer wrote:
>
> > Dear Group,
> > I have a machine which has a 64bit Intel® Xeon™
> > Processor 3.00GHz, 2MB L2 Cache 6T302N - [ 221-7984 ]
> > processor.
> > (Dell Precision Workstation 670n Intel® Xeon™
> > Processor)
> >
> > The OS is RedHat Enterprise Linux version 4 (for
> > 64bit).
> >
> > I went to /bin/linux/redhat/el4/i386 on CRAN FTP site.
> > I have no clue if any of these RPMs are suitable for
> > this machines configuration.
> >
> > Could any one point me to an appropriate RPM that I
> > can download and install it on this machine.
>
> --
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
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