[R] memory problem?

Roger D. Peng rpeng at jhsph.edu
Tue Jul 13 04:00:57 CEST 2004

I doubt this is a memory problem, considering that R reported that it 
read in the data!  What exactly were the commands that you used to read 
in the data?


Tianyu Tom Wang wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>    I'm running R1.9.1 on RedHat Linux.  I'm trying to read in a matrix
> file with 13956 by 858 dimensions.  I realize this is pretty huge, though
> I think the amount of memory I have should be able to handle it.  R reads
> the entire file and tells me "Read in 11974247 values".  This is exactly
> one less value than what it should have read in (11974248 = 13956*856).
> I'm pretty sure this is a memory problem.  Any ideas on how to allocate
> more memory/fix this problem?
> thanks,
> Tom
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