[R] memory limit on linux

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Sat Mar 25 15:38:30 CET 2006

Nachiketa Sahoo wrote:

> Hi,
> is there a memory limit for R on linux? and is there a way to increase
> it? I know there is memory.limit() function for R on windows, but, I
> don't know what is there for linux.

No default limit on Linux, the rest depends on the memory in your 
machine and how much a process can take.
If you are on 64-bit completely and have invested some coins in memory 
modules, the limit may be really huge.

Uwe Ligges

> Thanks,
> N
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