Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Apr 5 09:28:05 CEST 2007
1) Please update your R: 2.5.0 is imminent.
2) Please read the 'R Installation and Adminstration manual'. R itself in
not multithreaded but can make use of multithreaded BLAS.
3) A search of the list archives would have produced many hits, as does
RSiteSearch("multithreaded"), with more information.
On Thu, 5 Apr 2007, Ulrich Leopold wrote:
> Dear list,
> is R capable of multithreading? At the moment it uses only 1 CPU
> out of 4 CPUs on my system. Is there a compilation option or start option so
> that R uses multiple CPUs at the same time to accomplish a calculation?
> Some information on my system:
> platform x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
> arch x86_64
> os linux-gnu
> system x86_64, linux-gnu
> major 2
> minor 3.1
> year 2006
> month 06
> day 01
> svn rev 38247
> language R
> version.string Version 2.3.1 (2006-06-01)
> Best regards,
> R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
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