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Questions tagged [crash]

Tag used to indicate that a question presents code or methods that may lead to a crash. Useful as a warning to prevent other users from experiencing the same without having saved their work.

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Mathematica auto shutdown (a duplicate question, solution not working) [on hold]

This is a problem I myself faced a few months ago- regarding auto shutdown of Mathematica. Basically, after I type a character or two, Mathematica freezes for a few seconds and the notebook quits ...
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Kernel crash when simplifying piecewise function

So the kernel appears to just die whenever you try to simplify a piecewise function containing "Nothing". For example: this appears to kill the kernel $$\text{Simplify@}\begin{array}{cc} \Bigl[\...
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Is this a front-end crash or something else is wrong?

I am evaluating daily multiple notebooks (4) at the same time in order to perform a number of related computations. Been doing this for some time now and never have I encountered what I experienced ...
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How to implement a resumable Table?

Motivation (my sob stories) Too many times I've run a notebook for hours and then Mathematica crashes (FE or Kernel, mostly FE) and things are lost. I've made various attempts at custom solutions ...
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Any possible explanations for repeated “out-of-the-blue” crashing of Mathematica 12? [closed]

I had Mathematica 12 installed ten days or so ago (and just now re-installed) on my university computer. Although I do seem to be able to run sustained programs for a day or so, it has also totally ...
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Mathematica crash every time when I run this loop [closed]

I have written a simulation for a percolation test. Then, I am using another notebook to control this simulation to generate 1000 results with a different random seed for each one of them. The ...
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Avoid crashing kernel by NDsolve

I would like to numerically solve set of diff. eq. with various int. conditions, the problem is for some combitaions of them NDSovle crashes so as the kernel. Is there any possibility to avoid it ? I ...
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SystemException[“MemoryAllocationFailure”] with DSolve and using TimeConstrained

Report to WRI CASE:4238154 There is a similar question where SystemException["MemoryAllocationFailure"] is generated by DSolve ...
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Why does this StreamPlot evaluation cause a crash/memory wipe?

Bug introduced in 11.3 or earlier and persisting through 12.0.0 or later EDIT: Reported to Wolfram Support, currently CASE:4238258. For some reason, attempting to evaluate a simple StreamPlot will ...
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Mathematica crashes with RegionPlot[implicitRegion]

I don't know why Mathematica crashes when plotting this ImplicitRegion (click here for the long expression). Once I define the variable ...
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Mathematica 10.4 freezes and stops after a few keystrokes [duplicate]

I have found out today that whenever I open a Mathematica notebook and type in no more than two characters, the notebook freezes and abruptly closes. I do not know how to resolve this. There is a ...
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Why do some uses of PropertyList crash the kernel?

Bug introduced in 10.1.0 or earlier and persisting through 12.0.0 or later A support case with the identification [CASE:4222617] was created. While looking at the question How to evaluate the "...
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Mathematica 11.3 crashing on either startup or after typing in a notebook [closed]

I have been having an issue with my Mathematica 11.3 installation. Often after running a notebook for a long time, my Mathematica will crash suddenly for strange reasons like just typing in the ...
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L1-norm optimization algorithm crashes kernel on large datasets

I have an A.X-B linear system which I have transformed into A.x-b to be solvable as a linear program using the code below: ...
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Mathematica crashes when doing an integral with real numbers [closed]

Integrate[Tan[t + 1], t] -Log[Cos[1 + t]] Integrate[Tan[1.0 t + 1], t] The second input causes Mathematica 11.3 to hang, ...
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Mathematica quits kernel with a beep sound on MacBook Pro (2015)

Mathematica sometimes quits kernel while I'm trying to plot a bunch of eigenvalues of a matrix vs some parameter, accompanied by a beep sound. It didn't used to do this at all, so I don't think its ...
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Crashes of Classify function

I'm working on a classifying two classes. I am training my Classify function with the RandomForest method, but it crashes. The ...
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Mathematica 11.3 on Ubuntu & XFCE crashes

I have recently upgraded from version 10 to 11.3 on my group's server (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS). Up until now, we have all used VNC(Xfce) connections to use the various programs on the server. With the new ...
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Kernel crash when calling Block

Ive made a module to expand a list by reflections and translations. Here is the block. ...
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How do computational resources required for NDSolve scale with integration time?

In a nutshell I have a large system of ODE. When I integrate the system from x = 0 to x = dx, ...
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Non-determinstic kernel crash when manipulating large expressions in Mathematica 11.3

I have a encountered a very weird behavior of Mathematica 11.3 when collecting and factoring large expressions. To be more precise, such operations often lead to an abrupt kernel crash, but the ...
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Mathematica 11.3 keeps crashing on initializing Kernel

I have been using a licenced mathematica, provided by my research institute, for a while. Weeks ago it happened to me that at the startup of my mathematica (while initializing Kernel), mathematica ...
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Doesn't time out when using TimeConstrained with FindFit for some data [closed]

To summarize: My problem is that I have some code that won't terminate even when I use TimeConstrained to force it to terminate after 1 second. My question is whether there is an alternative solution ...
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NIntegrate crashes kernel

I am trying to evaluate numerically an integral of a function which depends on some parameters which I need to vary within a given range. Here are the definitions I use: ...
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FindShortestTour causes kernel crash

I have contacted support, CASE:4075709 UPDATE I have received reply from wolfram support. They have confirmed that this is indeed a bug. There are lots of sets of data that can cause the Kernel to ...
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Recover a never-saved notebook? [closed]

I was working on a notebook when my computer crashed. I hadn't saved it at any point before the crash. Is there any way to recover the content of that notebook? (Please note that I'm not trying to ...
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Kernel crash with RandomInteger

Bug introduced in 11.2 I am using RandomInteger to create sorted test data in the following way: lists = Sort /@ RandomInteger[10000, {10, 200000}]; With ...
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GridGraph[{6,6,6}] crashes—can you reproduce this?

Bug introduced in 11.3 and fixed in 12.0 Occasionally, I see a kernel crash with GridGraph[{6,6,6}]. It is not easy to trigger. Sometimes it may require as many ...
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Mathematica 11.3 on Windows 10 crash on startup [closed]

hoping someone may be able to provide some help with resolving this issue, I've been pulling my hair out trying to figure out what's causing the crash. Only started happening this morning. I launch ...
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ConvexHull peculiar behaviour - bug? (Definitely not a feature)

I ran in the last few days into a problem which I was afraid I couldn't solve: I use a set of 12 points in 3D to define a region and test whether and if how many other points lie inside this region. I ...
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Mathematica 11.3 not responding (OS X El Capitan)

I first updated Mathematica from a previous version (11.0.1) to the newest (11.3) and any computation requiring the kernel would make the software freeze. To solve the problem I tried completely ...
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Why does the kernel die suddenly in this script with ParallelMap?

I have the following script involving ParallelMap, but the Kernel "dies" during evaluation on a high performance computer. Also, on my MacBookPro it dies sometimes ...
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ExportString “PDF” crashes FrontEnd session

While doing some general tests with this post, it appears that this simple command crashes my whole Mathematica session (Mathematica 11.2.0, OSX 10.11.6): ...
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DistanceMatrix on GeoPositions causes kernel crash

I'm trying to use DistanceMatrix on GeoPositions. Doing this on large arrays causes the kernel to crash. Here's an example, that causes the kernel to crash in about 15 seconds (version 11.2). <...
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Mathematica generating a black screen

I often experience this issue: when I am running Mathematica and open a different application (such as Skype) or I try to save a plot from my notebook, Mathematica generates a new black screen (see ...
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Integrate yields no answer and crashes kernel

I encountered a problem with Mathematica. The simple command is: ...
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How to recover from this kind of startup error without reinstalling Mathematica? [duplicate]

How to recover from this kind of startup error without reinstalling Mathematica?
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High Fibonacci numbers [duplicate]

When I investigate Fibonacci's series fib[n_] := fib[n] = fib[n - 1] + fib[n - 2] fib[0] = fib[1] = 1; Block[{$RecursionLimit = 10^4}, fib[10^3]] I can evaluate ...
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Front-end application freezes on startup [closed]

I use Mathematica for MAC (11.2.0.0). My front-end application hangs on start-up. There is no splash screen but the Activity Monitor reports the process as non-responsive. I've found an older thread ...
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Reproducible kernel crash using Eigensystem with Arnoldi on SparseArray

Using Arnoldi method to find some eigenvalues (say 20), with shift value taken in the middle of the spectrum, of a large sparse matrix the Kernel crashes with no error returned. The crash occurs if ...
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Prevent running out of memory when doing SpectrogramArray?

I was using SpectrogramArray[Import@"myFile", 22050, 22050]to transfrom a piano mp3 file so that I can (probably?) generate a midi file from that mp3. The step size ...
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Use MMA generated function in C

I am trying to use MMA generated function and call it form C. The function is (MMA env): ...
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Kernel crash with KeySelect and repeated keys on list of rules [closed]

After running KeySelect[{"a" -> 0, "a" -> 1}, True &] my kernel either hangs forever (possibly with the eventual warning that "the kernel is not ...
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Can someone confirm Mathematica crash on Mac with external screen?

I ran into a reproducible problem with my Mathematica, I was wondering if it's something that is true for other users, and not just in on my machine. Setup: MacBook with one external monitor in ...
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Bug? NotebookDirectory[] crashes frontend in case of external kernel

Bug introduced in 11.2.0 Calling NotebookDirectory[] on a remote machine crashes Mathematica. I do understand that calling ...
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Why Mathematica 11.1 crashes without chance to save? [closed]

I am getting really frustrated with Mathematica 11.1. It crashes spontaneously during calculations, typing, editing expressions, etc. In previous versions you could kill the kernel process and still ...
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Kernel Crashes using Normalize for malformed complex vectors

Bug introduced in 10.0 or earlier and fixed in 11.3 I found a deterministic way to crash the kernel of Mathematica 11.0.1 at both Windows 8 and Windows 10. The crash appears when I run the following ...
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Manipulate+FindRoot+Plot3D very slow/crash

I am new and am not sure how to ask about this without posting the full code. Essentially what I do is: 1-Solve numerically a system of equations. 2- Use manipulate to understand how solutions ...
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NIntegrate InterpolatingFunction Kernel Crash

I would like to Investigate if the edges of this 2D heat equation are insulated by the Mathematica assumed Neumann conditions. ...
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ParametricPlot and ParametricPlot3D crash with subscript notation

Bug introduced in 11.0 and persisting through 11.2 In all previous versions of Mathematica, the following works perfectly well: ...