[R] Memory issues

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Sep 4 07:26:09 CEST 2006

Please do read the rw-FAQ, Q2.9  (and the posting guide).

In particular, Windows never gives 4GB to a single 32-bit user process.

On Sun, 3 Sep 2006, Davendra Sohal wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm using R on Windows and upgraded the computer memory to 4GB, as R was
> telling me that it is out of memory (for making heatmaps).
> It still says that the maximum memory is 1024Mb, even if I increase it using
> memory.limit and memory.size.
> Is there a way to permanently increase R's memory quota to 4GB?
> Please help.
> Many thanks,
> -DS.
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