[R] SNOW: Error in socketSelect(socklist) : not a socket connection

luke at stat.uiowa.edu luke at stat.uiowa.edu
Thu Apr 2 15:53:54 CEST 2009

Your R version seems to be out of date.  This would happen in older
versions of R, prior to 2.8.0 I believe, due to a bug in socketSelect
that was fixed last August.


On Wed, 1 Apr 2009, Ubuntu Diego wrote:

> I'm trying to use snow in my dual-core (hopefully later this is going to
> run in a cluster). So, at this moment I create a cluster using SOCK
> connection (MPI in the future). However when I try to use
> clusterApplyLB I got "Error in socketSelect(socklist) : not a socket
> connection". Any ideas ? Do you know if that is going to be an isuue too
> when I swith from SOCK to MPI ?
> Sample code is attached.
> Thanks.

Luke Tierney
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