[SciPy-user] scipy on old CPU crashes

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Wed Dec 3 01:06:04 CST 2008


On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 11:52 PM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 4:36 PM, oyster <lepto.python@gmail.com> wrote:
>> sorry, but scipy-0.7.0b1-win32-superpack-python2.4.exe and
>> numpy-1.2.1-win32-superpack-python2.4.exe crash on my old pc too,
>> which uses duron 750MHz. So now I think it is not the problem with
>> non-sse/sse/sse2 instruction
>>
>

Ok, I checked the machine code in scipy and it seems that the quadpack
module (used by scipy.integrate) has a couple of SSE instructions.
Code-wise, it is trivial to solve, but we may need a new numpy version
for that.

thanks for the report, and sorry for the trouble,

David


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