Frequently Asked Questions

What does Sockeye mean?

Sockeye is a salmon found in the Northern Pacific Ocean.

What does ‘Operator _zeros cannot be run; requires at least one of FCompute’ mean?

If you get the following or a similar error message:

mxnet.base.MXNetError: [16:16:21] src/c_api/c_api_ndarray.cc:392: Operator _zeros cannot be run; requires at least one of FCompute<xpu>, NDArrayFunction, FCreateOperator be registered

this means you are running a version of MXNet that does not include GPU instructions. Try installing a version with GPU instructions such as mxnet-cu80mkl or mxnet-cu75mkl.