Re: Re: bug in Mathematica 3.0 ?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg7503] Re: [mg7239] Re: [mg7213] bug in Mathematica 3.0 ?*From*: skipper at worldnet.att.net (Thomas Skipper)*Date*: Sat, 7 Jun 1997 03:48:31 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: AT&T WorldNet Services*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 20 May 1997 02:58:05 -0400, "w.meeussen" <w.meeussen.vdmcc at vandemoortele.be> wrote: >At 19:13 17-05-97 -0400, seanross at worldnet.att.net wrote: >>ASU_FS wrote: >>> >>> I'm using Mathematica ver: 3.0 for Win95 on a Pentium machine. >>> I typed in the following test: >>> Timing[Prime{123456789]]. >>> I get the following error: >>> MathKernel >>> This program has performed an illegal operation..... >>> The details: >>> MathKernel caused a divide error in module MathDll.dll at 0137:0072843e >>> >>> The same test on a 486 and Mathematica 2 on Windows 3.1 works well, and >>> also on a SGI with Mathematica ver: 3.0. >>> >>> Do other people have the same problem ? If so is there a fix to it. >>> >>> Regards, >>> R. Wathelet. >> >>I tried it on my win95 pentium and got the same message you did. I did >>fix the code so it read Timing[Prime[123456789]]. >> >> >In[37]:= >Timing[Prime[12345]] >Out[37]= >{0.06 Second,132241} >In[38]:= >Timing[Prime[123456]] >Out[38]= >{0.11 Second,1632899} >In[39]:= >Timing[Prime[1234567]] >Out[39]= >{0.71 Second,19394489} >In[40]:= >Timing[Prime[12345678]] >Out[40]= >{1.64 Second,224284387} >In[41]:= >Timing[Prime[123456789]] > Kernel made invalid operation ... > >you'r right !! > > >Dr. Wouter L. J. MEEUSSEN >eu000949 at pophost.eunet.be >w.meeussen.vdmcc at vandemoortele.be > > I get a Dr. Watson error (WinNT)" Kernal error, divide by zero".???