[R-sig-hpc] R hangs when I run 'rmSessions()'

Stephen Weston stephen.b.weston at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 15:28:28 CEST 2011

I believe that to manually clean up after an old doSMP
session on Windows, you should go to the directory
%TEMP%\boost_interprocess, and delete the files doSMP*.

- Steve

On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 12:19 PM, Megh Dal <megh700004 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Dear all, I am having a strange problem with doSMP package. When I start a fresh R console and run 'workers <- startWorkers(2)' I come up a warning message: there is an existing doSMP session using doSMP1
> Why I should get that message as I start a fresh work into R?
> Next when I try to disable that with rmSessions("doSMP1"), R hangs.
> Can somebody share any such similar problem? How you then resolved it? If I do not run rmSessions("doSMP1") at all then would I get any problem? Can I still utilize my dual core for my calculation? I am using windows vista with latest R 2.13.1
> Thanks for your help
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