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Re: Mathematica randomly stopping in M5.2 for Solaris


On 10/15/05, Derek Gurney <dgurney at stanford.edu> wrote:
>
> I am running a program in Mathematica 5.2 on Solaris 8 that, contrary to my
> intention, randomly stops.  I don't seem to get the problem when I run the
> program in Mathematica 5.1 on Mac OSX (but I haven't tested extensively)
>
> How do I know it's random?  Because the program has a long Do loop that
> takes about an hour to solve for each loop, and sometimes the program will
> get through all 10 loops, sometimes only through 7, and sometimes it will
> stop on the first one.

How much RAM do you have on the Solaris machine?
What do you see if you launch Mathematica from a terminal window
(xterm or whatever is it called in Solaris), any message like
"Segmentation Fault"?

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