Questions tagged [crash]

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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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The most bizarre kernel crash ever. Kernel crash in Integrate under simple different setups. Unable to find cause

Reported to WRI. CASE:4330461 V 12 on windows 10 64 bit. Note: This problem do not show up in V 11.3. Only in V12. For the last 2 hrs, I've been trying to zoom into why V12 kernel crash when ...
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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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How to determine reason for kernel crash? -> Nelder Mead optimisation

I am making use of the Nelder Mead algorithm inside Mathematica's NMaximize to find a parameter set by solving the Schrodinger equation for a given system. (see ...
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Suggestion bar still causing Kernel crashes?

On Mathematica 12.1.1, Windows 10. When Suggestions bar is active, entering and evaluating the following crashes the Kernel. ...
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Copy/Paste of quoted text crashing Mathematica 10?

(Mathematica 10.01 under Windows 7) Create two text cells and in each of them place the following text: <table align="left" style="margin-left:50px; border-collapse: collapse; padding: 0px; ...
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Mathematica 12 crashes when I use F1 for documentation

I have been using Wolfram Mathematica for about 3 years and never experienced this before. Out of the blue, today it started behaving like this; anytime I try to look into the documentation of an ...
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Mathematica 12.1 highly unstable?

I just "upgraded" to Mathematica 12.1 hoping to address the fact that Export[] would crash the front end Mathematica in 11.3 whenever I would attempt to export a plot to file regardless of file ...
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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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Bug: FrontEnd crash with Locator, Arrow and Dynamic

Bug introduced in 10.1 or earlier and fixed in Mathematica 11.3 [CASE:3731068] It does appear that Locator is not behaving properly and can seemingly crash Mathematica's Front-end, and I have ...
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Why do some uses of PropertyList crash the kernel?

Bug introduced in 10.1.0 or earlier and fixed in 12.1.0 While looking at the question How to evaluate the "Domain" of an InterpolationObject? I noted that using ...
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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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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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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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APPCRASH of Kernel.exe. running Murphy ODE collection

Since I am getting many KERNEL crashes running Murphy ODE collection, I thought to use this post and collect each crash here instead of making separate post for each one, as there might be too many ...
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unhandled win32 exception in WolframKernel.exe in DSolve of non-linear ODE in one variable

Bug persisting through 10.4. (windows 7, 64 bit) Installed 10.3.1 and started to run some old ode's. in V 9, this ode used to return unsolved, which is ok, but in 10.3.1 now the kernel crashes. This ...
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Mathematica, MKL_NUM_THREADS, and GNU/Linux Process Limits

I am using Mathematica 10.3 on a large GNU/Linux system (CentOS 6.6) with 40 processors and 250 GB of RAM. It is a delight to watch it chew through linear algebra problems using all the processors. ...
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Drawing tools eyedropper crashes Mathematica 12.1 with MengerMesh

Mathematica 12.1.1 under macOS Catalina 10.15.7. In a new notebook, evaluate: MengerMesh[0, 3] Click once on the output's graphic image, which causes the bounding ...
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Mathematica 12.1 Crashes when making large partitions of an image

I need to partition an image of dimension 1000 x 1000 for 200 x 200 parts. In order to do so I am using ImagePartition function but when I try to display the output ...
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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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DensityPlot3D crashes GPU on Version 11(Mac Version)

First of all, I am using "11.0.1 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (September 21, 2016)" on Macbook Pro 2014 with non-switchable graphics. I ran into this issue today when ...
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new kernel crashes using DSolve in 10.3.1

Update: I added small movie showing the crash, since others who tried it so far could not reproduce it on their system. Original question I am finding new problems with ...
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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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Det and MatrixRank freezes on SparseArray with nonzero default value

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and fixed in 9.0.1 or earlier Why does the following simple code never come to an end (at least with version 8) ...
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ProbitModelFit is causing kernel crashes in Mathematica 12.0

Mathematica 12.0 I am running ProbitModelFit on a small data set (~130 rows). Intermittently, the function causes a kernel crash. I am curious if anyone else is ...
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Mathematica crashes when moving cursor too fast between cells

Sometimes Mathematica crashes when I move the cursor too fast between cells. The FrontEnd becomes unresponsive, and the only solution is to close the window. I have experienced this problem on three ...
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NDSolve causing my PC to crash

I'm trying to integrate a complicated Fokker-Planck PDE $\frac{dP}{\partial L}(L,g,h,q) = \frac{A_3^2}{2}q^2\frac{\partial^2P}{\partial g^2}+A_3^2gq\frac{\partial^2P}{\partial g\partial q} + (A_1^2+...
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Kernel crash after repeated use of NDSolve

I am trying to solve the Einstein-Klein-Gordon system (equations below) for different piecewise potentials but the kernel keeps crashing after repeated use of NDSolve. Apparently, everything works ...
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Kernel crash when Saving/Get ing big files

I have been experiencing crashes in Mathematica 11.0.1 on a machine at work. I've tracked down the problem to when Mathematica is either using Save[fileName] or <...
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Mathematica running out of RAM while executing NDSolve

I am playing with Mathematica to solve the 2D-wave equation with the code below: ...
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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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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: ...
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Front end crash on Export in 10.2 on OS X macbook air 6,2

When trying to create a PDF (export, print-save as, save image as) fronted crashes. With both OS X Mavericks and El Capitan My machine is: Model: MacBookAir6,2, BootROM MBA61.0099.B19, 2 processors, ...
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Kernel crash during numerical integral related to internet connection and WolframAutoUpdate

I am having silent kernel crashes whenever I attempt to evaluate a difficult 2D numerical integral. It is not consistently repeatable, in the sense that sometimes the same integral will evaluate ...
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ListPlot3D keeps crashing

I have some data, and I want to plot it by ListPlot3D: ...
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No output after memory constrained short computation using 'Solve'

I am trying to solve a system of nonlinear equations symbolically using Solve. The input runs for only ~30 seconds, then my syntax highlighting goes black, and there is no output: Does this mean my ...
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With a Large output, clicking Show all or Show more freezes Mathematica

Running the following code takes about 30 min on my laptop (everything before the Reduce is instant) and produces a Large output ...
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Mathematica 12 crashes when closing any window in Full Screen (OSX)

As the title indicates, Mathematica 12 keeps crashing whenever I close a window that is in full screen in OSX. My specs are: Mac OS Sierra 10.12.6 (x86 64-bit) Mathematica 12.0.0.0 So this is a very ...
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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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CurrentImage crashing Mathematica kernel

Frequently, but not always, when I start up Mma and then evaluate CurrentImage[] I get a light blue box with the content ...
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Why does DeleteDuplicatesBy fail?

This is a pretty straightforward code. I just want to delete duplicates based on the final entry in each row. I have evaluated very similar numbers with no problem. ...
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Mathematica stops working with no warning/error

I have some long computations on my Mathematica notebook. For some reason they stop and Mathematica gives me no reason as to why. No warning. No erros. If run the "Initialization Lines" (...
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Single threaded integration of piecewise function crashes out of memory, system monitor says it barely uses any

I've got a Mathematica script which gets out of memory errors if I evaluate it using a piecewise function, but with a constant function it's fine. Each part of the integral appears to work fine (eg I ...
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Mathematica fails to load welcome screen: “Authentication Required”

Problem When I open Mathematica 12.1.0 on windows 10, I get an "Authentication Required" window during the splash screen. The auth window has no input or buttons, and the text in the window ...
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Plot3D instant crash 11.3 GUI

I was attempting Plot3D[Abs[E^-Sqrt[s + 1/s] /. s -> x + I y], {x, -10, 10}, {y, -10, 10}] on M'ma 11.3.0.0 on Linux (64-bit). The GUI crashes instantly (...
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Kernel Unexpectedly Quits in evaluating NExpectation

I have defined a function (EVR) that is the expectation of a term with an integral inside. I'm trying the expression when using a uniform distribution with min = 0 and max = 2*b (a random parameter). ...
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SingularValueDecomposition crashes kernel?

Consider the following simple example (Windows 10, MA 11.3) mat = Table[RandomReal[], {i, 1, 2000}, {i, 1, 2500}]; {u, ww, vt} = SingularValueDecomposition[mat]; ...
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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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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 ...