[USRP-users] [UHD 3.7.3] Release Announcement

Ralph A. Schmid, dk5ras ralph at schmid.xxx
Tue Oct 7 13:40:11 EDT 2014


I must retract my experience  don't know if it was a coincidence, or if it only survives one reboot, at least now I have the same issues like before :( I will go on testing...

Ralph.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: USRP-users [mailto:usrp-users-bounces at lists.ettus.com] On Behalf Of Martin Braun via USRP-users
> Sent: Tuesday, 7 October, 2014 17:22
> Cc: usrp-users at lists.ettus.com
> Subject: Re: [USRP-users] [UHD 3.7.3] Release Announcement
> 
> Ralph,
> 
> thanks for testing. Balint's Windows package uses a 3.7.1 release, and we didn't change much on the B200 side since then. I suspect
> you may have found some issues in the combo of VMWare and some other things.
> 
> I know this is only a single data point, but I've been running my B210 for 16 hrs several times now without troubles using 3.7.3. I have
> a Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series USB controller.
> 
> Cheers,
> Martin
> 
> On 10/07/2014 03:22 PM, Ralph A. Schmid, dk5ras wrote:
> > I managed during my lunch break to checkout and compile
> > release_003_007_001, download the corresponding images, rebuild all
> > the other stuff, gnuradio, gr-osmocom, gqrx, and at least I can
> > confirm that gqrx runs with 32 MS/s for ten minutes without issues,
> > while the same with master branch or .003 release crashes within
> > seconds. Openbts still restarts its service every few minutes, so
> > there may be other issues left, let them be in uhd or openbts, I don't
> > know yet. Gnuradio and openlte have to wait for this evening or tomorrow...
> >
> > Ralph.
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Ian Buckley [mailto:ianb at ionconcepts.com]
> >> Sent: Monday, October 6, 2014 7:04 PM
> >> To: Ralph A. Schmid, dk5ras
> >> Cc: 'Martin Braun'; usrp-users at lists.ettus.com
> >> Subject: Re: [USRP-users] [UHD 3.7.3] Release Announcement
> >>
> >> It's actual an issue of the firmware/configuration image loaded into
> >> the
> > FX3
> >> microcontoller that provides the physical USB3 interface which uses
> > Cypress's
> >> SDK.
> >> -Ian
> >>
> >>
> >> On Oct 6, 2014, at 7:41 AM, "Ralph A. Schmid, dk5ras via USRP-users"
> > <usrp-
> >> users at lists.ettus.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> This "not so bad" is difficult to tell, maybe it was just some
> > coincidence.
> >>> Maybe I find time to test it more thoroughly.
> >>>
> >>> So it is an issue of the FPGA image?
> >>>
> >>> Ralph.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>> From: USRP-users [mailto:usrp-users-bounces at lists.ettus.com] On
> >>>> Behalf Of Martin Braun via USRP-users
> >>>> Sent: Monday, October 6, 2014 3:55 PM
> >>>> To: 'USRP-users at lists.ettus.com'
> >>>> Subject: Re: [USRP-users] [UHD 3.7.3] Release Announcement
> >>>>
> >>>> Ralph,
> >>>>
> >>>> first of all thanks for being so cooperative on this issue.
> >>>>
> >>>> To recap: As far as we know, the current images on master branch
> >>>> have a bug with some boards, which is due to the SDK version we
> >>>> compiled
> >> with.
> >>>> On these boards, streaming will fail pretty soon at high rates (a
> >>>> few minutes if streaming at max rate).
> >>>> This is a known issue, and as mentioned, we'll have a fix very soon.
> >>>>
> >>>> On maint branch on the other hand, we are not certain there's a
> >>>> bug, as reports have been inconclusive, and we were not able to
> >>>> reproduce this in our lab. We know for a fact that there are *many*
> >>>> buggy USB3 chipsets out there (your's is, as far as we know, not one of them).
> >>>> Maybe VM's exacerbate this issue as well.
> >>>> So, any version of the 3.7 release series should work.
> >>>>
> >>>> When you say your maint branch has a problem, but not quite so bad,
> >>>> I'd like to know what exactly this means, so we can get down to
> >>>> this
> >> problem.
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks,
> >>>> Martin
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On 10/06/2014 03:36 PM, Ralph A. Schmid, dk5ras wrote:
> >>>>> Ok, this sounds at least promising. Yes, at the moment I am using
> >>> master,
> >>>>> maint also had the problem, maybe not that bad, but it is
> >>>>> difficult to
> >>> tell
> >>>>> the difference. Is there some older version available at the
> >>>>> moment that does not have this issue, just to check if I really
> >>>>> experience the same issue, and not a completely different issue troubles me?
> >>>>> The Balint
> >>> Seeber
> >>>>> ExtIO/HDSDR Windows package works perfectly, over hours of
> >> operation
> >>>> without
> >>>>> any crash, on the same machine, directly in the host OS.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Chipset is Intel 7 series / C216 family, but I don't know if the
> >>>>> VM
> >>> guest
> >>>>> sees the same, or only some generic / vmware thing. Lsusb command
> >>>> shows only
> >>>>> some vmware virtual USB hub stuff.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> In case it could be useful to test something for you, just let me
> > know.
> >>> I'm
> >>>>> not a coder guy, but I can enter commands and collect logs and such.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Ralph.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>>>> From: USRP-users [mailto:usrp-users-bounces at lists.ettus.com] On
> >>>> Behalf Of
> >>>>>> Martin Braun via USRP-users
> >>>>>> Sent: Monday, October 6, 2014 3:01 PM
> >>>>>> To: 'USRP-users at lists.ettus.com'
> >>>>>> Subject: Re: [USRP-users] [UHD 3.7.3] Release Announcement
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Hey Ralph et al,
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> there were no major changes in B200 code in this release.
> >>>>>> However, I
> >>> was
> >>>>>> under the impression that you and others were working with the
> >>>>>> master branch, which has a known issue (for which we will have a
> >>>>>> fix very
> >>> soon).
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Ralph, apologies if I've asked you this before, but which USB3
> >>>>>> chipset
> >>> are
> >>>>> you
> >>>>>> using?
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Cheers,
> >>>>>> M
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On 10/06/2014 09:57 AM, Ralph A. Schmid, dk5ras wrote:
> >>>>>>> Hi,
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Does it fix the B210 issues? At the moment the B210 is almost
> >>>>>>> unusable for me :) OpenBTS, OpenLTE, gqrx, they all crash after
> >>>>>>> a while, and the .003-RC1 was no big help. Things may have
> >>>>>>> become a bit better with it, but far from being perfect.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Ralph.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>>>>>> From: USRP-users [mailto:usrp-users-bounces at lists.ettus.com] On
> >>>>>>>> Behalf Of Martin Braun via USRP-users
> >>>>>>>> Sent: Monday, October 6, 2014 9:42 AM
> >>>>>>>> To: 'USRP-users at lists.ettus.com'
> >>>>>>>> Subject: [USRP-users] [UHD 3.7.3] Release Announcement
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Hi there, USRP users,
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> we have just finalized the RC phase of UHD 3.7.3. The new
> >>>>>>>> release has been tagged and pushed. As usual, you can find the
> >>>>>>>> tagged version on our repository at
> >>>>>>>> https://github.com/EttusResearch/uhd/tree/release_003_007_003.
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
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