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Re: 64 bit Kernel does not run on iMac Intel

On Aug 10, 4:53 am, Bert Kachler <bkach... at> wrote:
> I just obtained Mathematica 6.0.1 for MacOSX and
> tried it out. For reasons explained in the FAQ,
> the default kernel is a universal 32 bit binary,
> and this works fine. Also included is a 64 bit kernel
> for OSX/Intel, and it is also explained how to
> substitute it.

Not all Intel based iMacs have 64-bit CPUs.  If you have an iMac with
a Core 2 Duo processor it should work.  If you have an iMac with a
Core Duo processor it will not work.  I believe Apple made the switch
from the 32-bit Core Duo to the 64-bit Core 2 Duo for the iMac in
September 2006.


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