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RE: MAXIDS=10000

From: Ludden, Thomas <luddent>
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2006 11:58:13 -0500

Mark and Nick,

I checked the reference copy of NONMEM V 1.1 and the Master CD used for
the distribution of NONMEM V 1.1 dated 18 March 2005 and both have
LIM6=200 in NSIZES. Perhaps the LIM6 value in NONMEM V 1.1 was changed
from 200 to 600 for your respective installations. As already noted,
the default value for this parameter was increased to 400 in both the
NONMEM VI 1.0 Beta and the released version of NONMEM VI 1.0.

Regarding MAXIDS: To sort the individual contributions of the objective
function value prior to summation and to store these individual values
in a common for later output by the user, it is necessary to provide a
maximum size for the associated arrays. This is a limitation of FORTRAN
77. While it would have been possible to circumvent the limit when
sorting was not selected, it would still have been necessary for storing
these values for eventual output by the user. I would agree that a
larger value should have been chosen. We have already had to increase
the value from 1000 to 2000 for a current analysis. When NONMEM VI is
first installed, users may want to adjust this value, the value for LIM6
and any other parameter values in SIZES to meet their specific needs or
to match the values they have been using in NONMEM V.

Tom Ludden
Icon Development Solutions

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nmusers
On Behalf Of Mark Sale - Next Level Solutions
Sent: Thursday, November 30, 2006 8:40 PM
To: Nick Holford
Cc: nmusers
Subject: RE: [NMusers] MAXIDS=10000

Nick,
   There is a buffer 6 size parameter (LIM6) in NSIZES in v5 and in
SIZES in v6. I don't recall what array(s) are dimensioned with this.
But, looks like the default size in v5 is 600 and default is 400 in v6.
Another upward compatiability problem, perhaps. Do you have an
individual with between 400 and 600 observations?


Mark Sale MD
Next Level Solutions, LLC
www.NextLevelSolns.com


> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [NMusers] MAXIDS=10000
> From: Nick Holford <n.holford
> Date: Thu, November 30, 2006 7:38 pm
> To: nmusers <nmusers
>
> Mark,
>
> I asssume, unlike the typical male, read all the instructions. So
perhaps you can help...
>
> I have now increased MAXIDS to 10000 and get this error message:
> 0TOT NO. OF PRED-DEFINED RECS IN BUFFER 6 IS LESS THAN NO. OF DATA
RECS WITH SOME INDIVIDUAL
> SEE INSTALLATION GUIDE
> [This problem/data set runs fine with NMV]
>
> Where exactly is the installation guide that gives me instructions to
deal with this problem? There is no guide by that name provided in the
Guides folder.
>
> Nick
>
> --
> Nick Holford, Dept Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacology
> University of Auckland, 85 Park Rd, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New
Zealand
> email:n.holford
> http://www.health.auckland.ac.nz/pharmacology/staff/nholford/





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