[USRP-users] Problems recognizing daughterboard on USRP1

Paul Sutton suttonpd at tcd.ie
Tue Nov 9 12:56:42 EST 2010


Great - thanks Matt.

Paul

On 09/11/10 17:53, Matt Ettus wrote:
>
> You have a very old RFX board.  You'll need to modify it to become an
> RFX2400_MIMO_B.  Follow the instructions here:
>
> http://gnuradio.org/redmine/wiki/1/USRPClockingNotes?version=8
>
> The relevant section is:
>
> To modify these boards for coherent applications if you have USRP rev
> 4 boards:
>
>     * Recent boards don't need these mods, only early RFX-boards
>     * Move R64 to R84, Move R142 to R153
>           o This disables the daughterboard clocks
>     * Move R35 to R36, Move R117 to R115
>           o This connects the boards to the motherboard clock
>           o These are all 0-ohm, so if you lose one, just short across
> the appropriate pads
>     * Plug the board into side A of your USRP and execute one of the
> following commands to reprogram the dboard EEPROM:
>           o usrp/host/apps/burn-db-eeprom -A -t rfx400_mimo_b --force
>           o usrp/host/apps/burn-db-eeprom -A -t rfx900_mimo_b --force
>           o usrp/host/apps/burn-db-eeprom -A -t rfx2400_mimo_b --force
>
> Matt
>
>
> On 11/09/2010 09:48 AM, Paul Sutton wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm using an RFX2400 board with a usrp1 but I'm having trouble getting
>> the uhd to recognize it.
>> Below is the output of uhd_usrp_probe. The motherboard serial is 1098
>> and the daughterboard is dated 2-6-2006.
>> Any help appreciated. Thanks,
>>
>> Paul
>>
>> linux; GNU C++ version 4.4.3; Boost_104000; UHD_20101016.081847.816a07b
>>
>> Loading FPGA image: /usr/local/share/uhd/images/usrp1_fpga.rbf... done
>>
>> Warning:
>>      Unknown dboard ID: unknown (0x0007).
>>
>>
>> Warning:
>>      Unknown dboard ID: unknown (0x000b).
>>
>>    _____________________________________________________
>>   /
>> |       Device: usrp1 device
>> |     _____________________________________________________
>> |    /
>> |   |       Mboard: usrp1 mboard - 456dfdc8
>> |   |     _____________________________________________________
>> |   |    /
>> |   |   |       RX DSP: usrp1 ddc 2X + hb
>> |   |   |   Codec Rate: 64.000000 Msps
>> |   |     _____________________________________________________
>> |   |    /
>> |   |   |       TX DSP: usrp1 duc 2X
>> |   |   |   Codec Rate: 128.000000 Msps
>> |   |     _____________________________________________________
>> |   |    /
>> |   |   |       RX Dboard: usrp1 dboard (rx unit) - A
>> |   |   |     _____________________________________________________
>> |   |   |    /
>> |   |   |   |       RX Subdev: Unknown - unknown (0x0007)
>> |   |   |   |   Antennas:
>> |   |   |   |   Freq range: 0.000 to 0.000 Mhz
>> |   |   |   |   Gain Elements: None
>> |   |   |   |   Connection Type: C
>> |   |   |   |   Uses LO offset: No
>> |   |   |     _____________________________________________________
>> |   |   |    /
>> |   |   |   |       RX Codec: usrp1 adc - ad9862 - slot A
>> |   |   |   |   Gain range ad9862 pga: 0.0 to 20.0 step 1.0 dB
>> |   |     _____________________________________________________
>> |   |    /
>> |   |   |       RX Dboard: usrp1 dboard (rx unit) - B
>> |   |   |     _____________________________________________________
>> |   |   |    /
>> |   |   |   |       RX Subdev: Unknown - unknown (0xffff)
>> |   |   |   |   Antennas:
>> |   |   |   |   Freq range: 0.000 to 0.000 Mhz
>> |   |   |   |   Gain Elements: None
>> |   |   |   |   Connection Type: C
>> |   |   |   |   Uses LO offset: No
>> |   |   |     _____________________________________________________
>> |   |   |    /
>> |   |   |   |       RX Codec: usrp1 adc - ad9862 - slot B
>> |   |   |   |   Gain range ad9862 pga: 0.0 to 20.0 step 1.0 dB
>> |   |     _____________________________________________________
>> |   |    /
>> |   |   |       TX Dboard: usrp1 dboard (tx unit) - A
>> |   |   |     _____________________________________________________
>> |   |   |    /
>> |   |   |   |       TX Subdev: Unknown - unknown (0x000b)
>> |   |   |   |   Antennas:
>> |   |   |   |   Freq range: 0.000 to 0.000 Mhz
>> |   |   |   |   Gain Elements: None
>> |   |   |   |   Connection Type: C
>> |   |   |   |   Uses LO offset: No
>> |   |   |     _____________________________________________________
>> |   |   |    /
>> |   |   |   |       TX Codec: usrp1 dac - ad9862 - slot A
>> |   |   |   |   Gain range ad9862 pga: -20.0 to 0.0 step 0.1 dB
>> |   |     _____________________________________________________
>> |   |    /
>> |   |   |       TX Dboard: usrp1 dboard (tx unit) - B
>> |   |   |     _____________________________________________________
>> |   |   |    /
>> |   |   |   |       TX Subdev: Unknown - unknown (0xffff)
>> |   |   |   |   Antennas:
>> |   |   |   |   Freq range: 0.000 to 0.000 Mhz
>> |   |   |   |   Gain Elements: None
>> |   |   |   |   Connection Type: C
>> |   |   |   |   Uses LO offset: No
>> |   |   |     _____________________________________________________
>> |   |   |    /
>> |   |   |   |       TX Codec: usrp1 dac - ad9862 - slot B
>> |   |   |   |   Gain range ad9862 pga: -20.0 to 0.0 step 0.1 dB
>>
>
>

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