Sdkmanager Error reported Multimedia API

SDKM_logs_JetPack_4.5.1_Linux_for_Jetson_Nano_[developer_kit_version] (180.0 KB)
When using SDKManager to install Jetpack 4.5.1 without an OS flask, I receive the Error "Multimedia API – Target: First Error Apt system is broken and requires manual fix. I will attach a ZIP of the Log files. I have tried to rerun many times – no change. I have also deleted the downloded Multimedia file and The manager has re-downloaded. This also does not correct the error… I am using the Manager to build the this SDK on 4GB Jetson developer kit P3450 on SSD. All other software appears normal.

I have the same problem ,but i can’t solve it,can you help me?Thank you!

I never received a reply from the moderator. I gave up! My Nano now sits in the junk box.


This should have been posted in the Jetson Nano forum. I will move it there so the team can take a look.

Hi @johnwclark

Could you get into the Jetson Nano and try to install it from nvidia repos:

sudo apt install nvidia-l4t-jetson-multimedia-api

If that doesn’t work, it may give a hint on why you need a manual fix.

Best regards,
Roberto Gutierrez
Embedded Software Engineer

wsprdaemon@wspr8:~$ sudo apt install nvidia-l4t-jetson-multimedia-api
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 21 not upgraded.
Need to get 69.5 MB of archives.
After this operation, 89.4 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 r32.5/main arm64 nvidia-l4t-jetson-multimedia-api arm64 32.5.1-20210519110732 [69.5 MB]
Fetched 69.5 MB in 19s (3,662 kB/s)
debconf: delaying package configuration, since apt-utils is not installed
Selecting previously unselected package nvidia-l4t-jetson-multimedia-api.
(Reading database … 173805 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack …/nvidia-l4t-jetson-multimedia-api_32.5.1-20210519110732_arm64.deb …
Unpacking nvidia-l4t-jetson-multimedia-api (32.5.1-20210519110732) …
Setting up nvidia-l4t-jetson-multimedia-api (32.5.1-20210519110732) …

Thank you for this work-around.

Nano put back in the junk box. I cannot run OpenACC because HPC-SDK not supported on Jetson Nano.
and I am too old (71) to learn native CUDA.

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