Re: Error reading ginv.giv

From: <arthur.gilmour_at_DPI.NSW.GOV.AU>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2006 10:51:53 +1000

Dear Agus,

You wrote.
Dear all,
When I run the following model using -ls6 option, and I had an error
message like below:

lsw ~ mu grup parity !r animal perment giv(animal,1)

PEDIGREE [pedasr.dat ] has 8561 identities, 28206 Non zero elements
  Reading ginv.giv skipping 0 header lines
 After****** lines: something wrong reading ginv.giv
... (cut) ...
Finished: 19 Oct 2006 18:01:18.270 Error reading ginv.giv

I wonder what might be the reason. Is there any limit for the pedigree
size that ASREML can solve regarding the special G matrix?
Many thanks for all attention and response.
Have a great weekend.

Agus Susanto
Department of Animal and Poultry Science
Centre for Genetic Improvement of Livestock
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
Rm.128, Phone (519) 824-4120 X-58353
1)  There is no particular limit other than memory requirement.
2)  The next line should have reported how far through the file you had
3)  It could be a file formatting error, maybe fields had merged, or were
out of order,
   or something was missing.
4)  However, a matrix of order 8561, is quite large when dense stored :
294 Mbyte  and S6
is just 512 Mbyte  so workspace is the likely issue.  Try using  -LS7
Grace, mercy and peace to you from God our Saviour Jesus Christ
Arthur Gilmour PhD
Principal Research Scientist (Biometrics)
NSW Department of Primary Industries
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