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Re: Truncated save file?

Stuart Colley wrote:
> does anyone know what a truncated save file is?  I've just spent a couple
> of weeks doing a Monte Carlo simulation, I'd hate to lose the data...
> % RESTORE: Portable (XDR) SAVE/RESTORE file.
> % RESTORE: Save file written by src@zudata1.star.ucl.ac.uk, Wed Mar 28
>            13:15:13 2001.
> % RESTORE: IDL version 5.3 (linux, x86).
> % RESTORE: Truncated save file, restored as much as possible:
>            /stuart/src/monty/zudata1_4472_mc.sav.
> cheers,
> S

I know this problem too.

May be you will have a chance by Craigs cm_restore to restore a part
of your data.

http://cow.physics.wisc.edu/~craigm/idl/idl.html  (under Save Files)

I got this failure often if my server has to much NFS traffic.



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Reimar Bauer 

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