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Re: Mathematica 7.01 and Mac OS 10.6

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  • Subject: [mg104027] Re: Mathematica 7.01 and Mac OS 10.6
  • From: Peter Lindsay <plindsay.0 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 07:18:52 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <20091014112311.136472@jfultz2winlap> <200910151116.HAA09115@smc.vnet.net> <3508f1db0910151229o492f35a5qc6f0b2ab36edecd2@mail.gmail.com> <op.u1uw7j1stgfoz2@bobbys-imac.local>

Ok thanks. I'm not getting the problem described though.
Regards
Peter

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On 15 Oct 2009, at 20:46, DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com> wrote:

> 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
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> -- 
> DrMajorBob at yahoo.com


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