[SciPy-user] Can't allocate memory for array

Nick Arnett narnett at mccmedia.com
Tue Dec 21 13:03:13 CST 2004


Nick Arnett wrote:
> I'm wondering if there's anything other than simple lack of physical 
> memory that I should consider to deal with "Can't allocate memory for 
> array" in \scipy\linalg\decomp.py?  (Other than reducing the array size, 
> of course!)
> 
> This is on a Windows 2K machine with 2GB of physical memory and 1.5GB of 
> swap.

I see in various archives that this problem has cropped up elsewhere, 
and like the folks who also reported it, I see that my machine is 
nowhere near using all the available memory when it throws the error.

Nick



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