[R] Memory problem?

宋时歌 shigesong at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 08:04:54 CET 2008

I have a similar problem, saying "cannot allocate vector size of
300MB". I would also appreciate if someone can offer some suggestion
on this.


On Jan 31, 2008 2:48 PM, Eleni Christodoulou <elenichri at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello R users,
> I am trying to run a cox model for the prediction of relapse of 80 cancer
> tumors, taking into account the expression of 17000 genes. The data are
> large and I retrieve an error:
> "Cannot allocate vector of 2.4 Mb". I increase the memory.limit to 4000
> (which is the largest supported by my computer) but I still retrieve the
> error because of other big variables that I have in the workspace. Does
> anyone know how to overcome this problem?
> Many thanks in advance,
> Eleni
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