[GRASS-user] GRASS 7 error code 9

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Thu Nov 17 10:16:44 EST 2011

Pankaj Kr Sharma wrote:

> I am getting error " WARNING: Subprocess failed with exit code 9 " from
> r.watershed command , whenver I use more than 8.5 gb ram.

The "exit code 9" could either refer to an exit status or a signal. I
suspect it's the latter. Signal 9 is SIGKILL, which may be sent by the
kernel to a process which is using too much memory.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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