[R] RData file

Thomas Lumley thomas at biostat.washington.edu
Tue Sep 5 17:38:28 CEST 2000

On Fri, 8 Sep 2000, Margaret Riordan wrote:

> Hi all,
> I just quit R Version 1.1.0 in the usual q() manner which resulted in  a
> fatal error, which seems to have wiped out all my RData file.
> Now when I try to load up R it gives the message
> Error: restore file corrupted -- no data loaded
> Fatal error : unable to restore saved data
>  (remove .RData or increase memory)
> How do I access the RData or what do I increase the memory size to to
> retrieve my data ?

You may be able to retrieve the file by renaming it, starting R, and using
load() to load it. I had this happen once, but couldn't reproduce the
problem afterwards.


Thomas Lumley
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
University of Washington, Seattle

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