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Re: "more kernels than you are licensed"

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  • Subject: [mg106201] Re: "more kernels than you are licensed"
  • From: Joseph Gwinn <joegwinn at>
  • Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2010 01:43:27 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <hhshrq$kt6$>

In article <hhshrq$kt6$1 at>, Philip <philipschiff at> 

> I am running Mathematica 7.0.1 on Linux (I am more of a Windows guy,
> but the group I am in only has my darling Mathematica on Linux
> installations). Now I am receiving the extremely annoying error "The
> kernel failed to start because you are running more Mathematica
> kernels than you are licensed".
> I went to manage the system processes and killed all of those related
> to Mathematica. I restarted the computer several times. I prayed to a
> number of gods. What is wrong? For now I will try to start using
> another system, but this makes me sad because I love Mathematica so much.

Call Wolfram Tech Support with your Mathematica licence number in hand 
and ask.  They will solve the problem.

Joe Gwinn

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