[USRP-users] uhd_usrp_probe error

Wenbin Toh wenbintoh90 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 22 21:11:48 EDT 2014


Hi Neel,

Thanks for the help. I will try that out and hopefully it doesn't give me
any error.

Regards,
Wen Bin

On 23 September 2014 08:22, Neel Pandeya <neel.pandeya at ettus.com> wrote:

> Hello Wenbin Toh:
>
> I should also add that since there are .deb files only for Ubuntu 12.04
> and 14.04, you should use one of those specific versions, preferably the
> more recent one (14.04). If you want to stay with Ubuntu 13.10, then you
> can try the 12.04 .deb package, but I would suggest building from source,
> just to be safe. Ideally, run Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, and build UHD from
> source.
>
> --Neel
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 5:18 PM, Neel Pandeya <neel.pandeya at ettus.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hello Wenbin Toh:
>>
>> Yes, you should be able to build and install UHD 3.7.2 on Ubuntu 13.10. I
>> always suggest that people use the latest version of a distribution, in
>> order to get the latest kernel, latest drivers, latest libraries, etc., so
>> upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 if you can, but if not, then you should be fine
>> with 13.10. I would also suggest that you use 64-bit Ubuntu, not 32-bit.
>>
>> --Neel
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 5:08 PM, Wenbin Toh <wenbintoh90 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Neel,
>>>
>>> Thanks for the reply. As currently my system is running ubuntu 13.10, I
>>> would like to know if it is able to use the UHD 3.7.2?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Wen Bin
>>> On 23 Sep 2014 04:42, "Neel Pandeya" <neel.pandeya at ettus.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello ​Wenbin Toh:
>>>>
>>>> In order to upgrade your UHD to version 3.7.2, download the file at the
>>>> link below [1]. If you have Fedora 19/20 or Ubuntu 12.04/14.04, you may be
>>>> able to install it using the .rpm or .deb package files, respectively. If
>>>> you install from source, follow the instructions listed at [2].
>>>>
>>>> [1] http://files.ettus.com/binaries/uhd_stable/latest_stable/
>>>>
>>>> [2] http://files.ettus.com/manual/page_build_guide.html
>>>>
>>>> Once you have successfully completed the installation of 3.7.2, then
>>>> run the "usrp_x3xx_fpga_burner" utility.
>>>>
>>>> --Neel
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 5:07 PM, Wenbin Toh <wenbintoh90 at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi Neel,
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks for the suggestion. But could you explain how do I upgrade my
>>>>> UHD version from 3.7.1 to 3.7.2? Do I have to extract the files of 3.7.2 to
>>>>> UHD folder and run " usrp_x3xx_fpga_burner" ?
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> Wen Bin
>>>>>  On 17 Sep 2014 00:30, "Neel Pandeya" <neel.pandeya at ettus.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hello ​Wenbin Toh:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Since you're using an X-series device, I would recommend that you use
>>>>>> the latest version of UHD, which is 3.7.2. I would also suggest building it
>>>>>> from source. You can get the tar-ball at the link below.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> http://files.ettus.com/binaries/uhd_stable/latest_stable/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> After you upgrade UHD, you will need to run "usrp_x3xx_fpga_burner"
>>>>>> to burn the 3.7.2 FPGA image onto your X310 device.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --Neel
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Sun, Sep 14, 2014 at 10:59 PM,
>>>>>> ​​
>>>>>> Wenbin Toh via USRP-users <usrp-users at lists.ettus.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hello all,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Recently, I tried to configure my Usrp x310 to work with my gnuradio
>>>>>>> 3.7.2.2. I used the command "uhd_usrp_probe" to test if the computer
>>>>>>> recognise the connection. However, I received this error message as shown
>>>>>>> below:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>           linux; GNU C++ version 4.8.1; Boost_105300;
>>>>>>>> UHD_003.007.001-release
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> -- X300 initialization sequence...
>>>>>>>> -- Determining maximum frame size... 1472 bytes.
>>>>>>>> -- Setup basic communication...
>>>>>>>> Error: RuntimeError: Expected FPGA compatibility number 0x4, but
>>>>>>>> got 0x6.0:
>>>>>>>> The FPGA build is not compatible with the host code build.
>>>>>>>> Please run:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> sudo "/usr/lib/uhd/utils/uhd_images_downloader.py"
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> After running the command as suggested, sudo
>>>>>>> "/usr/lib/uhd/utils/uhd_images_downloader.py". I received another error
>>>>>>> message which is shown below:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Images destination:      /usr/share/uhd/images
>>>>>>>> Downloading images from:
>>>>>>>> http://files.ettus.com/binaries/maint_images/archive/uhd-images_003.007.001-release.zip
>>>>>>>> Downloading images to:
>>>>>>>> /tmp/tmpJ8nEqT/uhd-images_003.007.001-release.zip
>>>>>>>>  23859 kB / 23859 kB (100%)
>>>>>>>> Failed to install image archive: 'NoneType' object has no attribute
>>>>>>>> 'decompressobj'
>>>>>>>> This is usually a permissions problem.
>>>>>>>> Please check your file system access rights and try again.
>>>>>>>> You can run this again with the '--verbose' flag to see more
>>>>>>>> information
>>>>>>>> If the problem persists, please email the output to:
>>>>>>>> support at ettus.com
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I have no idea what I should do next. So I would sincerely hope
>>>>>>> someone could enlighten me on what I should do next as I am new to this
>>>>>>> linux system and is on the process of learning. Thanks in advance.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Best Regards,
>>>>>>> Wen Bin
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>
>>
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