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Re: negative FileByteCount

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  • Subject: [mg83181] Re: negative FileByteCount
  • From: rych <rychphd at>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 04:44:51 -0500 (EST)
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Thanks for response
Windows XP Pro SP2 32 bit
2GB of RAM, Commit charge: 2113/5977M.
Perhaps, I should increase the page file, say to 2x3GB? It's if the
FileByteCount actually loads the whole file into memory to find out
about its size. I'll report later whether it worked. Ultimately, I'd
like to know the size limit and how to load such big files by parts.

On 10 Nov, 08:51, Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gull... at>
> rych wrote:
> > Is there a maximum file size permitted in Mathematica? Because it
> > seems I can't work with my 3GB file,
> <snip>
> It all depends on what version of Mathematica you are using (32 or 64
> bits), your operating system, the available memory you have when
> importing the file, possibly the type of data imported...
> Thus the following questions: What version of Mathematica do you use?
> What platform (hardware and operating system do you use? How much memory
> is available for Mathematica (or are you running many applications
> simultaneously or just Mathematica)?

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