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  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg33055] Large Files
  • From: Erich Mueller <emueller at pacific.mps.ohio-state.edu>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 00:48:21 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Ohio State University
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I performed a rather large calculation, and saved the results in a file
using the construction

  Save["myfile.m",result]

This file is about 1 gigabyte.


Today I wanted to do some extra analysis of the results, so I started a
new notebook and typed

  << myfile.m

The kernel choked on this and I receive a message:

  No more memory available.
  Mathematica kernel has shut down.
  Try quitting other applications and then retry.

Any advice on how to access all of this nice saved data?  I can always
rerun my calculation, and save the results in more managable chunks, but
it is rather inconvenient, and will take up a couple of days.

I am running Mathematica version 4.1 on windows 98:  pentium 3-500 with
320 megs of ram.


Erich



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