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Using the grass GUI I get this error message:

ERROR: G_calloc: unable to allocate 2004389888 * 8 bytes of memory at raster.c:71

What can i do to remedy this?

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    This is a request for about 14.9 GB of memory. Maybe you ran out of memory? – gene Jun 17 '14 at 16:22
  • Tell us which operating system and which GRASS GIS version... – markusN Jun 19 '14 at 19:03
  • using Grass 6.4.3 (standard installation with Qgis Vlamiera) for Windows – VeM Jun 22 '14 at 8:48
  • I have opened a ticket for this: trac.osgeo.org/grass/ticket/2404 – markusN Aug 27 '14 at 19:58
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To reduce the memory footprint of v.to.rast with large maps, set in v.to.rast the parameter:

rows=value

to a value much less than the default 4096.

  • Good news: the management of the memory has been improved in v.to.rast, now the amount of memory rather than rows can be specified. – markusN Sep 15 '14 at 4:43

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