[R] Pausing R

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Mon Oct 19 14:20:17 CEST 2009


On 10/19/2009 7:45 AM, Anders Carlsson wrote:
> Hello,
> I’m currently running a script that takes several days to complete, and 
> have therefore chosen to start two instances of R, each doing half the 
> work (since I have a two-processor machine). The problem is that this 
> renders my computer worthless to do other work on. So - is it possible 
> to pause one of the running R instances to do other things for a while, 
> and then starting it again without losing anything?
> 
> TL;DR I want to know if it is possible to pause a running script.

In most operating systems it is, but you didn't tell us yours.

Duncan Murdoch



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