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I'm running daemon python file in virtualenv and has a Error:

File "rpi_daemon.py", line 5, in <module>
    import RPIO
  File "/home/pi/python_virtualenv/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/RPIO/__init__.py", line 115, in <module>
    import RPIO._GPIO as _GPIO
SystemError: This module can only be run on a Raspberry Pi!

So what should I do? I'm use raspberry pi3 model B, I'm not a native English speaker, so I'm sorry for every mistake.

  • How did you install RPIO? Did you use Pip? Do you know which version you have installed? – Aurora0001 Aug 7 '18 at 9:03
  • yes, I did. I used: "pip install RPIO", verison installed is 0.10.0 – Hữu Linh Nguyễn Aug 13 '18 at 2:31
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The standard release of RPIO does not support the Pi Zero, Pi2, or Pi3.

You will need to build RPIO from the github of RPIO version 2.

https://github.com/metachris/RPIO/tree/v2

Go to that github choose Clone or download and select Download ZIP.

Then do the following on the Pi where you saved the ZIP.

sudo apt-get install python-dev python3-dev
unzip RPIO-2.zip
cd RPIO-2/
sudo python setup.py install
sudo python3 setup.py install
  • I cloned and installed setup RPIO but it has stilled error . sad – Hữu Linh Nguyễn Aug 13 '18 at 2:59
  • Did you use RPIO-2 ? – joan Aug 13 '18 at 7:20
  • Yes, I did. I installed both python and python3 – Hữu Linh Nguyễn Aug 13 '18 at 10:01
  • Perhaps it's the virtual environment. If it works on the Pi itself then I guess the virtual environment is the problem. – joan Aug 13 '18 at 11:57
  • I tried it works on Pi without virtual environment, but it stilled has that error – Hữu Linh Nguyễn Aug 14 '18 at 2:24

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