RGS spectrum of HR1099
Home Watchouts Software requirements Installation Download Documentation Calibration Help

I get segmentation faults trying to run rgssuperrmf. What am I doing wrong?

Actually nothing.
rgssuperrmf, a task introduced in SAS 6.5, combines a list of spectrum files (and background spectrum files) to create a combined spectrum file and combined background spectrum file, creating a single response matrix.
This task makes use normally of huge amounts of memory. This can lead machines with less than 1 GB memory to crash. An alternative to this package is given by rgscombine, which can be used for the same general purpose of combining different RGS exposures.

Pages maintained by SAS librarian.
Any question about SAS should be addressed to the XMM-Newton help desk.

Updated on: November 18, 2006