[USRP-users] Development for E-310.

Philip Balister philip at opensdr.com
Fri Jul 17 09:24:09 EDT 2015


On 07/17/2015 07:00 AM, Thierry Guichon via USRP-users wrote:
> I have been facing similar issues when starting developing on the E310 one
> week ago. I have not resolved all of them yet. There are in fact more
> questions once you start going deeper in the cross -compiling.
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Keep asking good questions. They really help us improve the docs.

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> Ettus team, thanks for your great responses on the email list and for a
> great product, however, IMHO I believe that it may be time to perform an
> overall of the documentation which for the most part is disorganized and
> incomplete
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We try really hard to answer all questions. The E310 has a very diverse
user base which makes support challenging.

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> Sorry for the harsh words
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We have grown very think skins over the years, and appreciate all
feedback, good and bad.

Philip

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> Sincerely
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> Thierry
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> From: USRP-users [mailto:usrp-users-bounces at lists.ettus.com] On Behalf Of
> prabhu via USRP-users
> Sent: Thursday, July 16, 2015 2:30 PM
> To: usrp-users
> Subject: [USRP-users] Development for E-310.
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> Hi all,
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> I am building a library which I want to install in USRP E-310. The
> instructions on the documentation page of USRP E-310 does not give much more
> information.
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> I am newbie for embedded linux development. 
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> I have certain questions which could be simpler as well. My questions are
> based on the documentation page available on the link
> http://files.ettus.com/manual/page_usrp_e3x0.html
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> In order to facilitate software development for the integrated ARM Cortex-A9
> processor, a Yocto Project based SDK is provided in the download section of
> our website.
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> Where is the download section? 
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> Does it refer to the one on http://www.ettus.com/product/details/E310-KIT
> listed as Development frameworks ?
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> It refers to the Xilinx ISE. 
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> Installation
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> The following section will guide you through the installation of the
> provided SDK on a Linux development machine.
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> Obtaining the correct SDK
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> It is necessary for the SDK version and the image version to match, to
> ensure the versions of the software installed on the device and the version
> of the software the SDK will build against match.
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> Although it is listed as SDK I have not able to find where it is at the
> beginning later I got mine from this link
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> http://files.ettus.com/e3xx_images/e310-release-002/oecore-x86_64-armv7ahf-v
> fp-neon-toolchain-nodistro.0.sh
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> based on my understanding on this  command 
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> ./oecore-${TCLIBC}-${SDK_ARCH}-${IMAGE_BASENAME}-${TUNE_PKGARCH}.sh
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> Is this correct step ?
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> Usage
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> Having installed the toolchain in the last step, in order to build software
> for your device open a new shell and type:
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> $ .
> <yoursdkinstallpath>/environment-setup-armv7ahf-vfp-neon-oe-linux-gnueabi
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> This will modifiy the PATH, CC, CXX etc, environment variables and allow you
> to compile software for your USRP E310 device. To verify all went well you
> can try:
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> $ $CC -dumpmachine
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> which should return 'arm-oe-linux-gnueabi'.
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> I hope the above listed things are for setting up the environment variables
> for libraries need for the development.
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> After that I didn't see any information on how I can build my own package
> for this embedded platform. All I see is how to build UHD and GNURADIO for
> this device ?
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> How or where should I refer to build my library for this embedded linux.
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>  There are tons and tons of documents available for other embedded devices
> such as Beaglebone Black, Raspberry pi etc... which also runs on embedded
> linux OS and I also see people using SDK to build applications for those
> devices. 
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> I am not sure about how I can do with this.
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> If anyone can help with this questions it may help me to understand further.
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> Thanks,
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> Prabhu Janakaraj
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