[USRP-users] E1XX updates for dreaded Ssssssss

Philip Balister philip at balister.org
Tue Apr 2 19:49:42 EDT 2013


On 04/02/2013 07:45 PM, Alex Gladd wrote:
> We are using an E110 here.  I'm hoping to get some time to work on this
> tomorrow, provided that a colleague remembers to bring in a
> micro-to-standard SD card adapter. We also have another E110 still in the
> box, so I can try booting that one up, running the system upgrade, and
> seeing if we have the same problem.
> 
> Will update with status as soon as I have more info.
> 

Thanks. We are also running the update on an e110 at the factory and it
looks like we have duped the issue with uhd_usrp_probe hanging on an
e110. My e100 updated fine. (The difference between the two should be
only the fpga, so I am pretty stumped) Hopefully, it turns into an easy fix.

Philip

> ~Alex
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Macre, William R [mailto:wmacre at appcomsci.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2013 7:04 PM
> To: Philip Balister
> Cc: Alex Gladd; usrp-users at lists.ettus.com
> Subject: RE: [USRP-users] E1XX updates for dreaded Ssssssss
> 
> I've only seen one other usrp-email about this issue from Alex Gladd.  I am
> still trying to recover my microSD card that I did the opkg upgrade on.  Now
> it seems that the e1xx-003-make.tar.bz2 dated 11-May-2012 15:34  667M
> expanded on a microSD card will not boot (see attached putty.log).  I'm
> running out of things to try, any suggestions?
> 
> Wrm
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Philip Balister [mailto:philip at balister.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2013 6:47 PM
> To: Macre, William R
> Cc: Alex Gladd; usrp-users at lists.ettus.com
> Subject: Re: [USRP-users] E1XX updates for dreaded Ssssssss
> 
> On 04/02/2013 06:17 PM, Macre, William R wrote:
>>
>> All:
>>
>> Does anybody know what the status is of this update for the USRP-E1XX???
> 
> I ran the update on a card I made from the factory instructions and it
> booted fine for me.
> 
> For me to figure out what is happening to existing cards, I am going to need
> more details, such as a log from the serial console up to the failure.
> 
> I have had no success finding the failure on my e100s.
> 
> Are the people having trouble all using E110's?
> 
> Philip
> 
>>
>>
>> Wrm
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: USRP-users [mailto:usrp-users-bounces at lists.ettus.com] On Behalf 
>> Of Alex Gladd
>> Sent: Friday, March 29, 2013 4:20 PM
>> To: 'Philip Balister'; usrp-users at lists.ettus.com
>> Subject: Re: [USRP-users] E1XX updates for dreaded Ssssssss
>>
>> We just updated one of our E110s and now it no longer finishes booting.
>>
>> It gets to the point in the boot cycle where it loads the E110 FPGA image
> and says "-- Configuration complete", then it appears that the system halts.
>> I stop receiving anything over the serial console and the Ethernet port
> lights on the E110 go out.
>>
>> I think my only option at this point is to pull the power plug, which 
>> will likely compound our problems by corrupting my SD card :(
>>
>> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> ~Alex
>>
>> -------------------------
>> Alex Gladd
>> Staff Engineer
>> Raytheon BBN Technologies
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Philip Balister [mailto:philip at balister.org]
>> Sent: Friday, March 29, 2013 2:38 PM
>> To: usrp-users at lists.ettus.com; GNURadio Discussion List
>> Subject: [USRP-users] E1XX updates for dreaded Ssssssss
>>
>> I have pushed updates into the E1XX package feeds that should resolve 
>> the Sssss some people have been seeing. Here is a quick summary of the
>> changes:
>>
>>  * UHD 3.5.2 (includes CBX)
>>  * Updated kernel (fpga interface timing change, Add support for CIFS 
>> and
>> Multicast)
>>  * GnuRadio 3.6.4.1
>>
>> You can install these with:
>>
>> # opkg update
>> # opkg upgrade
>>
>> while you are connected to the internet.
>>
>> Philip
>>
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