Question: What should I do if I am having trouble installing
Answer: Illumina does not provide standalone
bcl-convert binaries. They can be compiled statically or using shared libraries.
They are also available as rpm packages. Some of our customers have had luck extracting the executable from the rpm using the following commands:
bcl-convert rpm file from Illumina and unzipping, run this:
rpm2cpio ./bcl2fastq2-v184.108.40.2062-Linux-x86_64.rpm | cpio -idmv
rpm2cpio ./bcl-convert-3.9.3-2.el7.x86_64.rpm | cpio -idmv
bcl2fastq executable will be found in the current directory here:
bcl-convert executable will be found in the current directory here:
Please note that
bcl-convert demultiplexing software tools are not developed by 10x Genomics. While this information and guidance is accurate to the best of our knowledge, we can't guarantee that these instructions are completely up-to-date or that Illumina has not changed
bcl-convert distribution since this article was written.
If you notice any inaccuracies, feel free to let us know by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.