[SciPy-user] lpmn - python crash with AMD processor
Mon Jan 7 09:22:40 CST 2008
> >>> I tried on eight different machines with different scipy versions
> >>> 0.6.0, all under WinXP SP 2 (32 bit). Two had Intel processors ->
> >>> everything fine. Six had AMDs (Athlon, Duron) -> segmentation
> >>> From your post it seems that it works fine under Linux.
> >>> Linux is no option for me (at least in this case).
> >> What are the kind of processor you have and which binary did you
> >> For Athlon XP processors, you cannot take the usual binary bacause
> > uses
> >> SSE2 instructions which are not supported by Athlon XP processors.
> >> should take the binary for Pentium II (which does not support the
> >> instruction set).
> > On my present machine it is an AMD Sempron, but I had the same
> > with other AMDs like AlthonXP and Duron. It is not very clear for me
> > _what_ binary you mean. The specfun.pyd? I have no means of
> > what version it has (I found version "0.0" in the crash report, but
> > guess that would be of no help) . Python itself and any function in
> > scipy/numpy/ETS etc. works fine on all processors.
> > My scipy install is from the scipy-0.6.0.0004_s-py2.5-win32.egg
> > is not marked as exclusively built for Intel), but I found the same
> > behaviour in earlier versions.
> > Where do I find this PII version you mentioned?
> I think he was referring to the binary version of the ATLAS library
> you have installed on your system. Google for ATLAS pre-built binaries
> to find the place to go.
I doubt this will do the trick - all other, esp. numpy works fine. And,
from the source
learn that there is no call to any foreign function from SUBROUTINE
LPMN (this has not much to do with linear algebra).
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