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Re: Re: Install problem, 6.0, Mac OS 10.4.10: No kernel connect?
I experienced the same thing on the same machine as you. WRI support had me uninstall 5.2 and then install 6.0. That worked. Syd Geraghty On Oct 1, 2007, at 1:41 AM, ragfield wrote: > On Sep 30, 3:10 am, AES <sieg... at stanford.edu> wrote: >> Installed Mathematica 6.0.1 from purchased CD to Applications >> folder on >> MacBook running OS 10.4.10 and having 5.1 already installed -- >> installation process all seemed to go OK. >> >> Dbl-clicked the app, it started up; supplied Password as >> requested. The >> "About Mathematica" box shows correct name, license number, etc.; >> opening an old notebook produces green bar across top suggesting a >> compatibility scan; new notebook window can also be opened -- but >> invoking any menu command or attempting to execute any cell leads to >> dialog box: >> >> "Mathematica could not establish a connection to the kernel. >> Kernel: Local. >> Low-level MathLink error: Launch failed." >> >> Same result after clearing the decks and installing from the 6.0 CD I >> was first sent some months ago. >> >> I've emailed Wolfram, but any suggestions to try while I wait? > > > Try running Mathematica.app/Contents/MacOS/MathKernel from the command > line. Does it print any error messages? > > -Rob > >