[R] problem loading saved image

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jul 16 13:05:11 CEST 2001

On Mon, 9 Jul 2001, Samak, Vele [EQRE] wrote:

> I had an open session working in R and I regularly save the image with
> save.image(). However, after a period of inactivity of a few days. I quit
> the session. Now, when I try to restart R and load the same image I get the
> following result:
> > load("y:/grm/sdata/.rdata1")
> Error in load("y:/grm/sdata/.rdata1") : an xdr real data read error occured
> Can someone explain the cause of this? I hope this is not the end of it

A corruption during reading or writing.

> because it would set me back quite a while in recreating the objects. The
> image file is about 25MB. I'm using R 1.2.2. Help is appreciated. Thanks,

All the instances we have seen of this are due to network errors.

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