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idata
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Can not make ncsdk in api-only mode in pi(3b+).

Tutorial following:https://movidius.github.io/blog/ncs-apps-on-rpi/

 

At the compilation step, when running make from ncsdk/api/src, this message was shown(It was the only message):

 

NCSDK FW successfully installed

 

But in the next step,when trying to install using make install, this error was thrown:

 

Makefile:44: recipe for target 'get_mvcmd' failed

 

make: *** [get_mvcmd] Interrupt

 

So I tried compiling it many times, each time resulting in this error:

 

Error downloading . Will try to restore existing firmware

 

Error restoring old firmware - directory ./mvnc.old doesn't exist. Will exit

 

Makefile:44: recipe for target 'get_mvcmd' failed

 

make: *** [get_mvcmd] Error 1

 

Tried uninstalling using make uninstall( though not mentioned in the tutorial ). But the same error as above was the result.

 

Does anyone has an idea about where I have gone wrong?
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idata
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Hi @sreerag_ibtl

 

A couple questions for you:

 

     

  1. Did you make sure to install all Debian and Python dependencies from Step 2 of the installation guide?
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  3. Are you in the correct directory when installing?
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  5. Did you use the command sudo make install?
  6.  

 

Regards,

 

Sahira
idata
Community Manager
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Thanks @Sahira_at_Intel for your reply. I tried it again and the installation was successful this time. Don't know why it failed the first time, though all the instructions were followed correctly. ( This is the second time this magic is happening to me. Other one was when installing OpenCV.) :smile:

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