[Rd] R on AIX?
deepayan.sarkar at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 22:52:38 CET 2008
On 2/14/08, Susan R. Atlas <susie at sapphire.phys.unm.edu> wrote:
> Last year our systems group tried to install R on an IBM
> p5-570 machine (16 nodes, 256 GB shared RAM), running AIX 5.3. They
> ran into all sorts of difficulties and finally gave up.
> I am interested in trying again (and working with an IBM support
> group if necessary), but before embarking on this odyssey I was
> wondering if anyone on this list has ever successfully run
> R on a similar architecture/AIX OS? If so, is there any
> kind of cribsheet or other underground documentation that we could
> consult to get around any AIX peculiarities?
Have you read the "R Installation and Administration" manual?  It
has a couple of paragraphs on AIX and suggests that installing R
should be possible at least on AIX 5.x 'powerpc'.
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