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Re: Mac OS X 10.5 - Mathematica 5.1 hangs - 6.0 works?

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  • Subject: [mg83167] Re: Mac OS X 10.5 - Mathematica 5.1 hangs - 6.0 works?
  • From: Marc Heusser <marc.heusser at byeheusser.commercialspammers.invalid>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 06:59:17 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: University of Zurich
  • References: <fh993s$b2p$1@smc.vnet.net> <fhbnf7$qsl$1@smc.vnet.net>

In article <fhbnf7$qsl$1 at smc.vnet.net>, ragfield <ragfield at gmail.com> 
wrote:

> On Nov 12, 4:15 am, Marc Heusser
> <marc.heus... at byeheusser.commercialspammers.invalid> wrote:
> > I have Mathematica 5.1. After the upgrade of Mac OS X to 10.5 (Leopard)
> > it seems to hang forever when I start it, using 95%+ of CPU time.
> >
> > Is it not compatible? And is version 6.0 compatible?
> 
> I just tried 5.1.1 and it runs on 10.5.  6.0 & 5.2 certainly run fine
> on 10.5.  Is the problem not that it is hanging, but perhaps that is
> just taking a very long time to start up?  I have observed that
> sometimes Rosetta takes a while to start up.  Are you seeing the
> problem on an Intel machine?
> 
> -Rob

Yes, it is a Mac Book Pro.
I have version 5.1.0. To verify, I just started it up again - and it 
runs.
So I will see whether I can upgrade to 5.2 or at least 5.1.1 for free.

Thank you

Marc

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