[USRP-users] LiveUSB SDR Environment

Dan ddmwasi at gmail.com
Sun Jun 24 12:52:07 EDT 2012


Hello,

I have downloaded the tar.gz file. How do I make my USB drive bootable. Is
there any software that I can use to make my flash drive bootable. I will
really appreciate it.

Regards,

Daniel Mwasi

On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 10:24 AM, Stan Gamla <cystrin at hotmail.com> wrote:

> **
>
> Matt,
>
> Nice idea--perhaps to be shipped with each USRP as standard in the
> future..?
>
> " ** A .tar.gz file with the file system can be downloaded
> http://files.ettus.com/liveusb/casper-rw.tar.gz. "
>
> In connection with the GZIP-archive that is available at the address given
> in the link above, could you please post instructions on how to create ones
> own USB bootable drive?
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> Stan
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: usrp-users-bounces at lists.ettus.com [
> mailto:usrp-users-bounces at lists.ettus.com<usrp-users-bounces at lists.ettus.com>]
> On Behalf Of Matt Ettus
> Sent: 18 June 2012 22:57
> To: usrp-users at lists.ettus.com
> Subject: [USRP-users] Announcing the LiveUSB SDR Environment
>
> Ettus Research has released the LiveUSB SDR Environment - a 16 GB bootable
> USB 3.0 drive, which comes pre-installed with Ubuntu 11.10, UHD (USRP
> Hardware Driver), GNU Radio, OpenBTS, and associated documentation. The SDR
> Environment enables users to get up and running with the USRP product
> family quickly and easily, and lets users familiarize themselves with the
> included software before installing it on their own.   Additionally, the
> portability of the LiveUSB file system can be used to deploy standard
> configurations in classrooms, R&D labs, or other USRP installations.
>
>       https://www.ettus.com/product/details/LiveUSB
>
> Features:
> * Ubuntu 11.10, 64-bit
> * Pre-installed Software: USRP Hardware Driver (UHD), GNU Radio, OpenBTS
> * Documentation Included on Drive
> * 16 GB
> * USB 3.0 Read/Write Speeds - fast boot times and RF record/playback
> capability
> * USB 2.0 Fallback
> * Persistent File system - save files, configurations, and other
> customizations
> * Portability - take your projects with you and boot on any PC
>
> The LiveUSB includes the most recent release of UHD, GNU Radio, and
> OpenBTS.  UHD is compatible with all USRP devices, and allows applications
> to be easily ported across different USRP models.  The UHD installation
> includes documentation and examples.  GNU Radio is an easy-to-use,
> open-source, DSP toolbox that comes with GNU Radio Companion, a graphical
> development tool.  OpenBTS is an open-source GSM air-interface
> implementation, which can be used with the USRP product family to assemble
> a fully functional cellular base station.
>
> The LiveUSB Ubuntu OS is pre-configured to install UHD and GNU Radio from
> the Ettus Research 'apt' repositories.  This allows users to update the
> software without manually downloading, building, and installing the source
> code.
>
> This drive is compatible with USB 2.0 ports, but the system will take
> longer to boot, load programs, and respond to user interaction.
>
> Now, developing with the USRP product family is as easy as plugging in the
> LiveUSB SDR Environment and booting up!
>
> You can buy a USB 3 Flash Drive with the environment on it here:
>
>     https://www.ettus.com/product/details/LiveUSB
>
> Matt Ettus
>
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