[R] insufficient memory

Nicholas Lee N.J.Lee at statslab.cam.ac.uk
Tue Mar 23 11:29:15 CET 1999

On Mon, 22 Mar 1999, default wrote:

> I cannot seem to read in my very large data set.  I have tried to adjust
> the memory but to no avail.  Any advice you could offer would be greatly
> appreciated.

R statics allocates memory space at start time, it defaults to 8 Megs.

So in unix try:

$ R  --vsize 16M 
(or more)

in Windows:

Create a shortcut to the Rgui binary and add a similar command option to
the shortcut.

In Emacs ESS mode
C-u M-x R, and then add --vsize xxM in the first prompt


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