[Bioperl-l] perl memory problem

Jérémy JUST jeremy_just at netcourrier.com
Thu Oct 27 15:11:59 EDT 2005

On Wed, 26 Oct 2005 11:55:23 -0400
Zaigang Liu <Zaigang.Liu at usa.dupont.com> wrote:

> The process always stops and gives a "out of memory" error when the
> memory usage reached about 2G. I used a solaris machine with 40G memory
> so it is not really run out of memory when the program stopped.

  Are you using a 32 bits Perl binary? To check, use:

$ file `which perl`

  If you get something like:

/usr/bin/perl:  ELF 32-bit MSB executable SPARC Version 1, dynamically linked, stripped

then you should compile another binary, in 64 bits.

Jérémy JUST  <jeremy_just at netcourrier.com>

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