[R] Computing very large distance matrix

Joel Pitt extropy at paradise.net.nz
Thu Feb 26 02:51:00 CET 2004

Roger D. Peng wrote:

> The problem is not with R; the problem is with Windows, as well as the 
> x86 architecture.  You'll never really be able to access more than 3GB 
> of physical memory (for a single process). Accessing more than 4GB 
> requires a 64 bit processor.
> -roger

Alternatively, if you move to Linux you could compile a kernel with
support for large amounts memory (>4GB) which doesn't require
a 64 bit processor.


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