[phenixbb] phenixbb Digest, Vol 79, Issue 4
berenger at riken.jp
Thu Jun 14 00:41:42 PDT 2012
On 06/14/2012 04:23 PM, Kay Diederichs wrote:
> "A 64bit operating system" can only run on hardware that supports
> 64bits. Here, 64bits refers to addresses in memory - arrays larger than
> 4GB need 64bit addressing because 32bits do not allow high enough
> numbers to index such arrays.
> It has nothing to do with the maximum value of an integer - that is set
> by the programmer.
> A programmer can (depending on programming language and compiler)
> usually decide whether integer numbers should be of size 4 bytes or 8
> bytes. It is just by coincidence that 8 bytes are 64 bits.
It is not by coincidence that programming languages partially
reflect the hardware they are running on.
This is for performance reasons.
> Here it seems to me that a 8byte integer would be needed to hold the
> number of cubicles.
>> Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 11:44:07 -0700
>> From: Nathaniel Echols<nechols at lbl.gov>
>> To: PHENIX user mailing list<phenixbb at phenix-online.org>
>> Subject: Re: [phenixbb] runtime error in phenix.refine
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>> On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 10:04 AM, Eugene
>> Valkov<eugene.valkov at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'm encountering the following during the second macro-cycle in
>>> phenix.refine in latest 1.8-1069 dev build for Linux 64-bit:
>>> RuntimeError: Excessive number of cubicles:
>>> ?This may be due to unreasonable parameters:
>>> ? ?cubicle_edge=5
>>> ? ?space_span=(8467.78,8440.85,8372.67)
>>> ? ?n_cubicles=(1694,1689,1675)
>>> ? ?max_number_of_bytes=101542821888
>>> Any thoughts/suggestions much appreciated.
>> If I'm interpreting the code correctly, this means that the number of
>> cubicles will lead to an integer format overflow - which I find hard
>> to believe if you're using a 64-bit system. Could you please send me
>> the rest of the error message, along with the output of the command
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