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Re: Mathematica 7.01 and Mac OS 10.6

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  • Subject: [mg104026] Re: Mathematica 7.01 and Mac OS 10.6
  • From: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 07:18:41 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <20091014112311.136472@jfultz2winlap>
  • Reply-to: drmajorbob at yahoo.com

I can't think of anything correlated with the problem, unless it's just  
what John Fultz said... the first Mathematica session after booting.

I'll keep an eye out and share if I discover anything.

Bobby

On Thu, 15 Oct 2009 14:29:05 -0500, peter <plindsay.0 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Following an update to 10.6, I got the initial problem with M7.01
> where it wouldn't start properly. That kind-of fixed itself after I
> loudly verbalised my disapproval and restarted M. I am not currently
> experiencing problems with M.
>
> I'm running one of the new macbook pro things, but doubt that is of
> any real significance. All latest OS updates [ inc sleeping disk ]
> installed.
>
> Anything particular I should try to induce the problem ?
>
> Peter
>
> 2009/10/15 DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>:
>> OK. I'll try to keep track of whether it's only the first start after
>> booting or not, and let somebody know if it isn't.
>>
>> Bobby
>>
>> On Wed, 14 Oct 2009 11:23:11 -0500, John Fultz <jfultz at wolfram.com>  
>> 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
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> DrMajorBob at yahoo.com
>>
>>
>
>
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