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Re: Mathematica 7.01 and Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard)

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  • Subject: [mg104037] Re: Mathematica 7.01 and Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
  • From: Patrick Scheibe <pscheibe at trm.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 07:20:49 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200910151119.HAA09242@smc.vnet.net>

Hi,

I just want to add, that there *are* people who don't have problems with
Snow Leopard. Maybe it is connected that I have a Mac where Snow Leopard
was installed per default. I haven't updated to Snow Leopard from the
previous OSX version.

Cheers
Patrick


On Thu, 2009-10-15 at 07:19 -0400, John Fultz wrote:
> If it's consistent with what we've seen elsewhere, then it happens the first
> time you launch Mathematica after you reboot your computer, and never again
> until the next reboot.  That's another Snow Leopard-specific problem which we're 
> investigating.
> 
> Sincerely,
>  
> John Fultz
> jfultz at wolfram.com
> User Interface Group
> Wolfram Research, Inc.
> 
> On Wed, 14 Oct 2009 07:56:27 -0400 (EDT), DrMajorBob wrote:
> > My M7/Snow Leopard problem is that the kernel often freezes (while
> > loading) the first time I evaluate a cell after opening Mathematica.
> >
> > Then I go to Evaluate>Stop Kernel, and trying again always seems to work.
> >
> > It's not a HUGE problem, but it wastes a minute of my time whenever it
> > happens... about 20% of my Mathematica sessions.
> >
> > Bobby
> >
> > On Tue, 13 Oct 2009 22:18:07 -0500, monochrome <bayard.webb at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> I have experienced this once and was directed by customer service to
> >> do the same thing. It has not recurred.
> >>
> >> Bayard
> >>
> >> On Oct 13, 4:18 am, Andrzej Kozlowski <a... at mimuw.edu.pl> wrote:
> >>> Actually the situation is even worse than I described below. When I
> >>> try to restart Mathematica after force quitting it, I get the message
> >>> that the 2-user limit on this license has been reached. Contact
> >>> Wolfram Research or an authorized Mathematica distributor for
> >>> information on upgrding your license configuration.
> >>>
> >>> It seems that I have to restart my computer to be able to use
> >>> Mathematica again, which is really getting somewhat ridiculous.
> >>>
> >>> Andrzej Kozlowski
> >>>
> >>> On 13 Oct 2009, at 17:56, Andrzej Kozlowski wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> I have been experiencing rare but very irritating problems running
> >>>> Mathematica 7.01 under Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) on a MacBook.
> >>>> What =
> >>>>
> >>>> happens is that for some reason the kernel suddenly quits during an
> >>>> evaluation. When I try to restart it (by evaluating some
> >>>> expression) =
> >>>>
> >>>> I get the message: "The kernel failed to start because you
> >>>> attempted =
> >>>>
> >>>> to run more Mathematica kernels than you have licensed." There are
> >>>> two buttons, Purchase and Cancel. I find it rather annoying that
> >>>> the =
> >>>>
> >>>> Purchase button is selected by default but not half as annoying as
> >>>> the fact that clicking on either button produces no effect.
> >>>> Everything is actually frozen and there is no way out other than
> >>>> force quitting Mathematica.
> >>>>
> >>>> Has anyone experienced anything similar? As I mentioned - this
> >>>> seems =
> >>>>
> >>>> fairly rare; it has happened twice since I installed Snow Leopard
> >>>> about  a month ago and I can't reproduce it.
> >>>>
> >>>> Andrzej Kozlowski
> 
> 
> 
> 



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