[R] problems with memory allocation

Ray Brownrigg Ray.Brownrigg at mcs.vuw.ac.nz
Thu Oct 21 23:36:58 CEST 1999

> I hope that someone  has had a similar  trouble and  will be able to
> help us :
> workstation refuses to  allocate this memory. The message that we get
> is:
> Fatal error: Could not allocate memory for vector heap.
Strangely enough I just ran into this myself today. What it mans is that
the system you are running on does not have enough (free) swap space -
i.e. virtual memory.

You could check this using the top utility.

Ray Brownrigg
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