[R] RODBC connection die - using more than 1 Rgui/Rcmdr

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Tue Jan 6 02:05:46 CET 2009

On 05/01/2009 6:42 PM, jaey.ahn wrote:
> Hi, I encounter a problem when using more than 1 Rgui/Rcmdr with RODBC
> connection. 
> As I use more than 1 RODBC connection with multiple Rgui/Rcmdr windows, my
> network connection (including internet) is shutting down. Thus the only
> solution to fix (so far) is to reboot the computer. 
> I suppose RODBC is not compatible with more than 1 Rgui/Rcmdr, yet is there
> a way to avoid this problem? or at least, is there anyone who faces the same
> problem? 
> The following is the error message when trying to reconnect through RODBC. 
> [Oracle][ODBC][Ora]ORA-01041 internal error. hostdef ... 

That's a message from the Oracle ODBC driver, not from RODBC.  Contact 

Duncan Murdoch

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