[R] memory limit problem
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Apr 5 08:12:02 CEST 2004
On Linux, you can set memory limits in the shell you use to run R (via
command limit or ulimit, depending on the shell).
Yes, there can be a need to set memory limits on Linux too. However, the
problem was that (apparently, as we have not had a clear report), the
available memory was not all being used, and that is not seen on Linux (or
Solaris or ...).
On Mon, 5 Apr 2004, Z P wrote:
> Do you mean in Linux, there is no need to set memory limit? If needed, how
> to set it? Thanks.
> >From: "Roger D. Peng" <rpeng at jhsph.edu>
> >In general, this is not an R problem, it is a Windows problem. I find that
> >these types of memory problems do not appear on Linux, for example.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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