[USRP-users] aeMB and ZPU

Matthias Wilhelm wilhelm at informatik.uni-kl.de
Fri Feb 24 04:27:48 EST 2012


there was a switch from aeMB to ZPU some time ago, there is only one embedded processor (ZPU now), which executes the USRP2 firmware (firmware/zpu/apps/txrx_uhd.c). To see how all components are wired together, you should check out fpga/usrp2/top/USRP2/u2_core.v.


Am 24.02.2012 um 10:17 schrieb lwei:

> Dear list,
> I see there are two embedded processors in the USRP2 FPGA projects, the
> aeMB and the ZPU. but I in the firmware I only  see the firmware for
> ZPU. Where is the code running on aeMB?
> So I wonder what are the functionality of both processors? How do they
> interact with each other?
> Are there some documents containing the block diagram of the complete
> design of usrp2 ? I find it quite hard to learn just based on the ISE
> projects.
> Best regards,
> Wei

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