[R] R on Linux/Opteron?

Luke Tierney luke at stat.uiowa.edu
Tue Aug 26 21:55:47 CEST 2003

I've had a chance to build R-devel on one running SuSE (not sure which
release). confugure set things up for a 64-bit build that passed all
tests.  The base tests ran about 25% faster on the 1.4GHz opteron than
a2GHz Xeon. That's as much as I know at this point.


On Tue, 26 Aug 2003, Liaw, Andy wrote:

> Dear R-help:
> Has anyone tried using R on the the AMD Opteron in either 64- or 32-bit
> mode?  If so, any good/bad experiences, comments, etc?  We are considering
> getting this hardware, and would like to know if R can run smoothly on such
> a beast.  Any comment much appreciated.
> Best,
> Andy
> Andy Liaw, PhD
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