[BioC] help with internet connection

Robert Gentleman rgentlem at fhcrc.org
Thu Jul 3 16:35:14 CEST 2008


joanne.m.cox at gsk.com wrote:
> Hi,
> I thought I would try to run a normalisation in R via unix although I get 
> an error. I understand from the help that I need to use '--internet2' when 
> invoking R but it is not recognised. Can you please help? - see code 

   could you tell us which man page pointed you to --internet2 (it is a 
windows only option, AFAIK, and while you did not say your script looks 
like it is on Unix, whence the failure).

   You most likely need to talk with someone local on setting up a proxy;


gives some details

   best wishes

> below:
> Computing affinitiesError in getCDF(cdfpackagename) :
>   The current operation could not access the Bioconductor repository. 
> Please check your internet connection, and report further problems to 
> bioconductor at stat.math.ethz.ch
> 'server name': /bioinfo/tools/bin/R64-2.7.0 --internet2
> WARNING: unknown option '--internet2'
> Jo
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