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Re: No more memory available

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  • Subject: [mg51165] Re: No more memory available
  • From: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2004 05:25:41 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
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what do you use as stack, a simple list or a folded list, i.e.,






"János" <janos.lobb at> schrieb im Newsbeitrag 
news:ck0bht$ns5$1 at
> Hi,
> In a loop I am pushing data on a stack and popping it later.  In the
> first part of the calculation I push more than I pop and it eats up all
> the physical memory, and eats also up all the virtual memory available
> for the App.
> No more memory available.
> Mathematica kernel has shut down.
> Try quitting other applications and then retry.
> It is with OSX 10.3.5 and Mathematica 5.0.1 on a G4 with 2GB SDRAM.  I
> am wondering what technics are used by others in similar situation.  Do
> you start to write out to the file system your accumulated unprocessed
> data and read it back later for further processing ?
> Theoretically I can re-arrange the program so after some amount of
> push, pop all which was pushed and process them before I push more, but
> that requires some rearrangement of the flow of computation and I try
> to avoid that.
> I also found Utilities`MemoryConserve` which I will try out.  Any other
> suggestions ?
> Thanks ahead,
> János
> ------
> "..because Annushka has already bought sunflower oil, and not only
> bought it, but spilled it too."
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