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Re: Very Long Wait for the Kernel after Reboot

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  • Subject: [mg87937] Re: [mg87925] Very Long Wait for the Kernel after Reboot
  • From: "W_Craig Carter" <ccarter at mit.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 03:22:17 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200804200354.XAA11594@smc.vnet.net>

Hello Louis,
This thread has come up before, and I didn't see a subsequent explanation.

I experience the same problem with my mac, and I have two workarounds.
1) Start the kernel explicity under the evaluation menu.
2) Abort the stalled first evaluation and then re-evaluate.

I suspect the problem lies in multiple threading, and the separate
processes of the Frontend and the Kernel. But, I am out of my depth
here.

Craig

On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 11:54 PM, Louis A. Talman <talmanl at mscd.edu> wrote:
> I'm running v6.0.1 of Mathematica under Mac OS X v10.4.11 with 1 GB
>  of RAM on a three-year-old flat panel PowerPC G5 iMac.  The first
>  computer, it takes a very long time to load the kernel (I once timed
>  it at five minutes, and it seems to be getting longer, but I haven't

>  Is this normal for my configuration?  Does anyone have an explanation?
>


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