[Rd] cannot allocate vector of size 71773 Kb (PR#915)
Tue, 17 Apr 2001 08:16:03 +0200
> Full_Name: Doug Hershberger
> Version: 1.2.2
> OS: Red Hat-Linux 7.0
> Submission from: (NULL) (126.96.36.199)
> In the R FAQ I find the following entry explaining that R no longer has
> problems with memory.
> However in my installation: R Version 1.2.2 (2001-02-26)
> Installed from the red hat RPM on your site on a Red Hat 7.0 i686
> I get the following error when working with large data sets:
> > source("/usr/local/genex/rcluster/lib/rcluster/r/hcluster.r");
> > breadth.program("uploaded_data.txt", "average", 10)
> Read 2 items
> Read 8574 items
> Error: cannot allocate vector of size 71773 Kb
> Execution halted
> Is there a way to fix this? This is running as part of the GeneX
> installation so I would have to dig through to figure out how to give R
> more memory.
> Besides which I don't think that will work.
> Thanks for any insight that you can provide.
That is NOT A BUG!
Have a look at ?Memory
Start R with --max-mem-size=xxxM
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