[R] 64-bit R on Intel Xeon EM64T running fine
mn216 at columbia.edu
Tue Oct 12 20:10:19 CEST 2004
"Roger D. Peng" wrote:
> This is good news. As far as I know R has built for quite some time
> now on a number of 64 bit platforms (Linux on AMD Opteron/Athlon64,
I"ll add SGI/IRIX 64 bit platform to the list. I've been running a 64
bit-compiled R on an SGI octane 2 for over a year now without a problem.
R sessions often allocate around 8 GB of memory.
>but I can't recall seeing a build on Intel with the 64
> bit extensions. By the way, did you happen to run `make check' just
> for kicks?
> Michael Seewald wrote:
> > Dear mailing-list members,
> > In the days of cheap RAM and microarray applications feasting on memory,
> > 64-bit computers become more and more useful - to actually make use of memory
> > beyond the magic 4GB border. I would like to report the success of running
> > 64-bit R on an Intel Xeon EM64T machine under Linux. Just like on an AMD
> > Opteron, R v2.0.0 compiles fine (and out of the box) and is happily allocating
> > memory until RAM and swap reach their limit.
> > Hardware:
> > - HP xw6200 workstation
> > - dual Intel Xeon 3.4GHz with hyper-threading enabled
> > - 4GB RAM, 4GB swap
> > System: either
> > - Fedora Core 2 x86_64 bit Linux
> > or
> > - Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 3.0 x86_64 bit
> > R:
> > - v2.0.0
> > Really, no problems at all during setup, a big thank you to the R developers
> > making this possible!
> > Best wishes,
> > Michael
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