Re: Odd phenomenon but not serious
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- Subject: [mg32331] Re: Odd phenomenon but not serious
- From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
- Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 02:30:09 -0500 (EST)
- Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
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you are using MS-Windows ? You should try to lower the
priority of the kernel manual (via TaskManager) if you
run a long calculation.
Steve Gray wrote:
> I have an extremely long calculation which prints a line on the
> screen every second or so. Sometimes when I do alt-comma to
> interrupt it, it does not respond. But if I click in the window of
> a different program and then click in the Mathematica window, it seems
> to always respond immediately. This is with other programs in
> memory but not running.
> A related question: When Mathematica is running on this CPU-bound
> job, there is little time left for other jobs, say Word or the Web
> Is this the fault of Windows' time allocater or of Mathematica being
> piggish about CPU sharing? Also, if I do alt-comma with or
> without then doing the Enter (whatever it is) Dialog, should I
> expect better time availability for the other programs?
> Any help with the latter paragraph is welcome. Thank you.
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