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Re: st: set memory question


From   Jeph Herrin <junk@spandrel.net>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: set memory question
Date   Tue, 25 Aug 2009 22:23:56 -0400

In *nix (including OS X) doesn't Stata use virtual memory
as well as RAM? I recall doing this in Solaris and Linux.



David Airey wrote:
.

If I have 4 gb installed on StataMP 11 on OS X 10.5.8, yet

-set memory 5g-

doesn't cause an error message. Neither does -set memory 50g-.

The manuals says it should but look at this (I don't have 50 gb of memory):

. set memory 50g

Current memory allocation

                    current                                 memory usage
    settable          value     description                 (1M = 1024k)
    --------------------------------------------------------------------
    set maxvar         5000     max. variables allowed           2.105M
    set memory        51200M    max. data space             51,200.000M
    set matsize         400     max. RHS vars in models          1.254M
                                                            -----------
                                                            51,203.359M

. memory
                                                  bytes
--------------------------------------------------------------------
Details of set memory usage
    overhead (pointers)                               0        0.00%
    data                                              0        0.00%
                                        ----------------------------
    data + overhead                                   0        0.00%
    free                                 53,687,091,200      100.00%
                                        ----------------------------
    Total allocated                      53,687,091,200      100.00%
--------------------------------------------------------------------
Other memory usage
    set maxvar usage                          2,206,954
    set matsize usage                         1,315,200
    programs, saved results, etc.                 1,994
                                        ---------------
    Total                                     3,524,148
-------------------------------------------------------
Grand total                              53,690,615,348


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