Error in callr subprocess: DMatrix/Booster has not been initialized or has already been disposed in R


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In my R Shiny application, I implemented a cross-validation model using the and everything worked fine. Then I added the r_bg() function in order to make a multiple process since I needed the Start/Stop ability. After this addition, I face an issue when I pass the DMatrix to the args=list() of r_bg(). Specifically, a DMatrix is required for the model which has to be passed in the r_bg() and I get the error:

Warning: Error in : ! error in callr subprocess
Caused by error in `getinfo.xgb.DMatrix(data, "label")`:
! [14:17:28] amalgamation/../src/c_api/ DMatrix/Booster has not been initialized or has already been disposed.

Below you can find my code for the data transformation to DMatrix structure as well as the part of the start training process:

Server Code:

server <-  function(input, output, session) {



      values$train_data_x <- data.matrix(subset(values$train_partition, select = input$select_independent_variables))
      values$train_label_y <- values$train_partition[[input$select_dependent_variable]]

      values$test_data_x <- data.matrix(subset(values$test_partition, select = input$select_independent_variables))
      values$test_label_y <- values$test_partition[[input$select_dependent_variable]]

      values$xgb_train <- xgb.DMatrix(data = values$train_data_x.append(), label = values$train_label_y)
      values$xgb_test <- xgb.DMatrix(data = values$test_data_x, label = values$test_label_y)



  values$bg_process <- r_bg(xgb_gs_cv_regression, 
                        args = list(xgb_train = values$xgb_train, 
                                    subsample_choice = values$subsample_slider_seq, 
                                    colsample_bytree_choice = values$colsample_bytree_slider_seq, 
                                    max_depth_choice = values$max_depth_slider_seq, 
                                    min_child_weight_choice = values$min_child_weight_slider_seq, 
                                    eta_choice = values$eta_slider_seq, 
                                    n_rounds_choice = values$n_rounds_slider_seq, 
                                    n_fold_choice = values$n_fold_slider_seq),
                        stdout = "|", 
                        stderr = "2>&1")



Could you advise me how to overcome this error?


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