[R] reading a big file
Christoph.Scherber at agr.uni-goettingen.de
Thu May 24 09:45:07 CEST 2007
You should change memory allocation in Windows XP, as described in
Hope this helps.
University of Goettingen
Remigijus Lapinskas schrieb:
> Dear All,
> I am on WindowsXP with 512 MB of RAM, R 2.4.0, and I want to read in a
> big file mln100.txt. The file is 390MB big, it contains a column of 100
> millions integers.
> Error: cannot allocate vector of size 512000 Kb
> In addition: Warning messages:
> 1: Reached total allocation of 511Mb: see help(memory.size)
> 2: Reached total allocation of 511Mb: see help(memory.size)
> In fact, I would be quite happy if I could read, say, every tenth
> integer (line) of the file. Is it possible to do this?
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> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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