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Re: st: Another problem with op system refuses to provide memory

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Subject   Re: st: Another problem with op system refuses to provide memory
Date   Wed, 21 Apr 2010 13:47:07 +0800


Thanks Mark--however the settings I described are set before I open the do file ...or I may not have caught your meaning...if so I apologize and request further clarification.


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On Apr 21, 2010, at 1:40 PM, Mark Nichols <> wrote:

You should allocate your memory before you open your do-file, the big
ones especially.



I am running into the problem of "op system refuses to provide memory". I
can't understand why.

My settings are maxvar 5000, matsize 5000, and memory 1200 MB (Stata won't
allow me to allocate more than 1200MB either).

I run into the problem mostly while using svy commands on a large dataset (2
million+ observations) but also when conducting merges and more
time-consuming commands, etc.
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