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Re: [Bug] NullSpace[m, Method->OneStepRowReduction] can cause crashes in v5


> I have the same experience here with WinXP, Mathematica 5.0.1, and 2GB of RAM. 
> NullSpace[T, Method -> OneStepRowReduction] evaluated, but then N[Pi, 
> 10^5] crashed the kernel.
> 
> But there are always limits, right?

But it would seem we shouldn't be anywhere near these limits. I have 
only 256MB of RAM here, and have the same problems. Also, Mathematica 
version 4.2 has no problems with this evaluation.

I'm fairly sure that this is an actual bug in the implementation of 
OneStepRowReduction in v5, rather than memory limits.

Scott Morrison


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