Re: Python does not take up available physical memory

Discussion in 'Python' started by Ian Kelly, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. Ian Kelly

    Ian Kelly Guest

    On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 11:08 AM, Pradipto Banerjee
    <> wrote:
    > Is there any reason why python can’t read a 1GB file in memory even when a
    > 2.3 GB physical memory is available? Do I need to make a change in some
    > setting or preferences?
    >
    >
    >
    > I am using python(x,y) distribution (python 2.7) and use Spyder as the IDE.


    Probably you're using a 32-bit Python build, and Windows wasn't able
    to allocate enough contiguous virtual memory for the process.

    Try using a 64-bit build instead.
    Ian Kelly, Oct 19, 2012
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