[R] cannot allocate memory
ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Wed Sep 24 09:32:34 CEST 2008
> I am getting "Error: cannot allocate vector of size 197 MB".
> I know that similar problems were discussed a lot already, but I
> didn't find any satisfactory answers so far!
> *** I have XP (32bit) with 4GB ram. At the time when the problem
> appeared I had 1.5GB of available physical memory.
> *** I increased R memory limit to 3GB via memory.limit(3000)
Have you told Windows to allow processes of more than 2GB?
> *** I did gs() and got
gc(), I think.
> used (Mb) gc trigger (Mb) max used (Mb)
> Ncells 147534 4.0 407500 10.9 407500 10.9
> Vcells 104939449 800.7 186388073 1422.1 185874684 1418.2
> The garbage collection didn't help.
> Any ideas? Many thanks in advance!
> -- Adam
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