[R] Help needed: plotting with no device
ross at biostat.ucsf.edu
Mon Sep 29 22:44:46 CEST 2003
I have a hung session I would very much like to recover, since it has
some simulation results I haven't saved (that took about 12 hours to
create). Yes, I know, I should have saved while I had the chance.
I tried to do a hist() in an environment without a plotting device.
My R session now seems to be hung; ^C doesn't do anything. I thought
it would timeout, but it has not so far.
The details of this session's environment are a bit baroque. In case
it matters, here they are:
Running an xterm locally, used the "screen" program to start a shell.
Then, from a remote computer, used ssh to log in (without X forwarding
enabled). Grabbed the session by doing screen -d -r. (screen lets
you trade the controlling tty of a session; that's why I was using
After detaching and reattaching the session a couple of times (still
remote) I did
tres4$singles is a dataframe.
I can still type on the terminal, but get no response.
R 1.7.1 on Debian.
Is there any way to get the R session back without killing it?
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