SMM not responding error
Product: FreeForm Machining (SMM)
Getting error "6614: SMM not respnding" when generating toolpath.
The pre-v12 SMM will fail with path/file names that have spaces in them ('Program Files' for example). If you have
Custom installed SmartCAM in a location such as this, please uninstall and use a Typical install.
Be sure to install logged in as the user. See page 5 of your installation guide and this technical
bulletin (section 1.7 particularly):
Technical Bulletin 155: Troubleshooting
Installation and Licensing in Windows
User permissions are critical to a SmartCAM installation.
[SMM] section of your
ffm.ini file in the USER_HOME directory. Be sure that
the path specified by the WorkDir variable is where the FFM and SMM executables are located and that the user has
full permissions to this directory.
pdelib_tmp variable under
[Paths] and that this directory
exists. This is a temporary storage directory and it is good to delete everything in it from time to time.