[USRP-users] [UHD] Announcing 3.14.0.0 Release Candidate 1

Michael West michael.west at ettus.com
Wed Feb 13 14:32:56 EST 2019


Hi Nick,

Information on using DPDK can be found here:
http://files.ettus.com/manual/page_dpdk.html

DPDK can be used with any example.  Think of it as an accelerator for
Ethernet transports if using Intel NICs.

Regards,
Michael

On Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 10:29 AM Nick Foster <bistromath at gmail.com> wrote:

> Great news! DPDK support is an interesting development. Is there any
> documentation or examples which show this capability?
>
> Nick
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 10:05 AM Michael West via USRP-users <
> usrp-users at lists.ettus.com> wrote:
>
>> The release candidate of UHD version 3.14.0.0 has been tagged and is
>> available for testing.  This API release introduces support for the N320
>> and N321 USRPs soon to be released (watch for the announcement on
>> ettus.com!), a DPDK-based transport, and several other features and bug
>> fixes.  This release includes all bug fixes and enhancements in the
>> 3.13.0.1, 3.13.0.2, and 3.13.1.0 maintenance releases.
>>
>> The tag for this release candidate:
>> https://github.com/EttusResearch/uhd/releases/tag/v3.14.0.0-rc1
>>
>> There have been 406 commits since the last API release (3.13.0.0) which
>> can be viewed here:
>> https://github.com/EttusResearch/uhd/compare/v3.13.0.0...v3.14.0.0-rc1
>>
>> Please report any bugs found on the UHD issue tracker:
>> http://github.com/EttusResearch/uhd/issues
>> * Please do not use the issue tracker for help or support.
>>
>> Pull requests for direct code changes may be submitted to the UHD or FPGA
>> repositories:
>> http://github.com/EttusResearch/uhd/pulls
>> http://github.com/EttusResearch/fpga/pulls
>>
>> CHANGELOG:
>> ## 003.014.000.000
>> * N320: Add N320 and N321
>> * Test: Add Python API test
>> * Device3: Move from packet-based to byte-based flow control
>> * X300: Reduce default send_frame_size to 4000 over Ethernet
>> * UHD: Release recv buffers earlier in rx_streamer
>> * Device3: Constrain send_buff_size to input fifo size
>> * X300: Change Ethernet buffering
>> * MPMD: Parallelize broadcast-finding
>> * Device: Parallelize device discovery
>> * Docs: Fix Doxygen warnings
>> * B100: Move fifo_ctrl_excelsior to b100 subdir
>> * B100: Fix fifo_ctrl_excelsior not exiting
>> * B100: Remove all Boostisms from fifo_ctrl_excelsior
>> * B100: Demote some clocking-related log messages to trace
>> * X300: Log git hash and compat number as debug message
>> * N310: Modify AD9371 reset function to keep it in reset
>> * N3xx: clocking API changes for transitioning clock and time sources
>> * E320: bist: Fix ref_clock lock test implementation
>> * UHD: Fix ADF400x driver for ref counter and charge pump mode
>> * E320: bist: Add link_up test
>> * MPM: Get list of temperatures from all thermal zones
>> * E320: Add all 5 temp sensors, fan sensor and rssi sensors per channel
>> * E320: Fix tx/rx atr - antenna and frequency settings
>> * E320: Enable devtest for E320
>> * X300: Move defaults to their own header
>> * UHD: Improve constrained_device_args_t
>> * X300: Use constrained_args
>> * X300: Enable clock_source and time_source device args
>> * Test: Integrate Python API Tester into Devtest
>> * N3xx: Bump max rev to G/6
>> * N3xx: Improve error messages for invalid clock/time settings
>> * E320: images: Separate images package for Aurora image
>> * B200: Remove superfluous fake lambda
>> * B200: Add support for user regs
>> * Docs: Add info on how to implement user regs on B200
>> * UHD API: Add multi_usrp::get_user_settings_iface()
>> * N310: move init_rf_cal before JESD de/framer bringup
>> * UHD: Remove usage of time_t (except when required)
>> * NIRIO: Demote RPC client cancel/abort to TRACE
>> * RFNoC: Convert SR_READBACK_REG_FIFOSIZE to bytes
>> * Utils: Add Zip test to downloader
>> * Utils: Factor wait_for_lo_lock() out of cal utils
>> * DPDK: Add DPDK-based sockets-like library
>> * MPMD: add option to enum rfnoc blocks from args
>> * E320: Get RFNoC crossbar baseport from FPGA
>> * N3xx: Get RFNoC crossbar baseport from FPGA
>> * UHD: add default xport params to udp_zero_copy
>> * MPM: add link_speed xport_info
>> * MPMD: add link speed to xport udp
>> * Device3: remove tx_hint[send_buff_size]
>> * X300: remove default_buff_args properties
>> * RFNoC: Add ability to enable/disable RX timestamp
>> * RFNoC: add async message handler
>> * Examples: add rfnoc_radio_loopback example
>> * UHD: Update rx_frontend_gen3.v controls for 1/4-rate mixer
>> * UHD API: Move definition of ALL_MBOARDS and ALL_CHANS constants to
>>            CPP file.
>> * MPM: Add __mpm_device__ as usrp_hwd module variable
>> * MPM: Add usrp_update_fs
>> * UHD: Add traffic counter to null source sink
>> * Examples: Add benchmark_streamer example
>> * Tools: Add tool to analyze settling time of gain and freq changes
>> * UHD API: Add multi_usrp::set_sync_source() API
>> * UHD: Improve documentation for the UHD exception types
>> * Examples: Add dual measurements to benchmark_streamer
>> * MPM: Add i2c APIs for simple transfers
>> * MPM: Add vector-based transfer function for i2c
>> * UHD: Improve documentation for set_{time,clock,sync}_source
>> * CMake: Bump CMake minimum version to 2.8.12
>> * MPM: Add variable configuration support to nijesdcore
>> * MPM: Add eyescan utility to nijesdcore
>> * MPM: Add PRBS-31 testing to nijesdcore
>> * CMake: Change SOVERSION and VERSION for the library files
>> * Test: Add graph impl test to device3_test
>> * RFNoC: Changes to traffic counter register names
>> * X300: Remove 120 MHz master_clock_rate option
>> * MPM: Add convenience function to pull i2c bus from device tree
>> * UHD: add .clang-format file
>> * MPM: Open and close i2c file descriptor on every access
>> * UHD: Add device arg to enable dual ethernet for tx
>> * Test: Retrofit sph test to use new mock transport
>> * X300: Set minimum master clock rate to 184.32 MHz
>> * RFNoC: Fix replay example port args
>> * RFNoC: Fix default SPP for replay
>> * RFNoC: Add halt to replay API
>> * UHD API: Add sync source to Python API
>> * Examples: Clean up rfnoc_radio_loopback example
>> * UHD: Improve compatibility of abs() calls
>> * UHD: include <stdint.h> for int64_t for time_spec
>> * USRP-2974: Add support for USRP-2974
>> * UHD API: Add support for Tx LO control to C API
>> * E310: Fix initialization of antenna and frequency values
>> * Test: Enable rx_samples_to_file in devtest for X300
>> * Examples: Add keyboard controls to rx_ascii_art_dft
>> * Examples: Add benchmark_streamer support for multi-channel streamer
>> * MPM: Multiprocessing instead of threading for claimer loop
>> * MPM: Factor out user EEPROM code into own module
>> * RFNoC: Fix late packet errors
>> * X300: Factor our PID -> MB type and MB type -> product name mapping
>> * X300: Remove usage of boost::bind
>> * Docs: Add manual page on compat numbers
>> * UHD: Updates to coding guidelines
>> * Examples: Optimize benchmark_rate start time
>> * Examples: Improve formatting and comments in tx_waveforms
>> * Examples: Optimize tx_waveforms memory allocations
>> * UHD: Fix MSVC warnings by changing a size_t to unsigned int or
>>        uint32_t
>> * Test: Fix CMake `endif` warning for devtest
>> * MPM: Add gpgga sensor function to GPSd iface
>> * Test: Fix compiler warning about unused timestamp
>> * X300: Fix compiler warnings related to type conversions
>> * B200: Fix compiler warnings related to type conversions
>> * Test: Add #include <thread> in system time test
>> * Examples: change boost to std for time commands
>> * UHD: Add potentially missing but sometimes inferred include for
>>        experts
>> * UHD: Add default xport params to udp_wsa_zero_copy
>> * Examples: Add LO Offset to rx_samples_to_file
>> * Examples: update lo-offset naming in tx from file
>> * Examples: Add lo-offset to tx_waveforms
>> * UHD: Move device3 flow control functions to header for benchmark
>>        utility
>> * Test: Add benchmark of streaming code paths
>> * MPMD: Add API to set RPC timeout atomically
>> * MPMD: Move timeout constants to header
>> * MPMD: Use new RPC API with timeout
>> * MPMD: Increase claim_rpc call timeout
>> * Examples: Improved error message in tx_waveforms
>> * UHD: Make sure BOOST_VERSION is always available
>> * Docs: Add comments for TwinRX and MCR
>> * DPDK: Add ARP responder, set MTU, and clean up API
>> * DPDK: Add blocking recv calls to uhd-dpdk
>> * DPDK: Add dpdk_zero_copy transport
>> * Test: Add unit test for DPDK transport
>> * Test: Add arguments to dpdk_test to control core mapping
>> * DPDK: Move uhd-dpdk header to uhdlib
>> * UHD: Make clang-format skip formatting for some data structures
>> * UHD: Remove vim hints in headers
>> * Examples: Move ascii_art_dft main function within include guard
>> * UHD/MPM: Apply clang-format to all files
>> * UHD: Add modified clang-format for headers
>> * MPM: Add bridge mode support
>> * RFNoC: Fix detection of outstanding acks by ctrl_iface
>> * UHD: Replace uhd::math::log2 with std::log2
>> * UHD: Replace boost::*::{lcm,gcd}() with portable versions
>> * UHD API: Change get_{tx/rx}_dc_offset_range default from ALL_CHANS
>>            to 0
>> * UHD: Revert to boost instead of std for sleep in some instances
>> * UHD: Replace Boost macros with custom ones for endianness
>> * MPMD: implement get_*x_hints
>> * MPMD: honor user supplied send/recv_frame_size args
>> * UHD: muxed_zero_copy_if fixes
>> * Examples: Fix boundary condition in ascii_art_dft plotting
>> * CMake: Extend list of additional Boost versions
>> * Device3: Replace NULL with 0 for empty function pointers
>> * RFNoC: Add some missing virtual destructors
>> * Test: replace has_key by using 'in'
>> * Test: Add universal_newlines to subprocess call in devtest
>> * MPMD: Use 4096 bytes for frame size for liberio transport
>> * DPDK: Add xport_mgr for dpdk_zero_copy
>> * DPDK: Cover all paths to request TX offloads
>> * Test: Fix up dpdk_test to use current APIs
>> * MPM: Parameterize max UDP link allocation
>> * UHD: Replace Boost lock & mutex with std variety for AD9361 code
>> * CPack: Fix RPM generation
>> * Utils: Add check for gdb_eeprom before accessing
>> * RFNoC: Update FIFO XML definition
>> * MPMD: Use init timeout for update_component
>> * Docs: Add manual page for DPDK
>> * Docs: Add information about what dpdk_zero_copy is doing
>> * Tools: Make the UHD source gen a plugin for the phase alignment test
>> * CMake: fix variable usage
>> * RFNoC: Prevent unnecessary FC ACK packets
>> * RFNoC: More graph traversal fixes
>> * Device3: Remove redundant function call
>> * RFNoC: Fix scaling of M and N values in DDC/DUC
>> * X300: Fix tick and sample rate setting
>> * RFNoC: Fix typos in legacy_compat
>> * RFNoC: Limit number of control packets in flight
>> * Device3: Fix flow control window and interval
>> * E3xx: Increase spp limit for E3xx radio
>> * E31x: Destruct RFNoC before loading idle image
>> * N3xx: init peripherals before loading FPGA (to fix SFP0 init issues)
>> * N3xx: Move Linux kernel to 4.15
>> * N3xx/E320: Prepend SDK filename with device name
>> * N310: Fix sporadic power on failures (requires firmware update)
>>
>> ## 003.013.001.000
>> * E320: Fix front panel GPIO readback
>> * E320: Fix master_clock_rate setting
>> * E320: Print extra ouptut for ref_clock BIST
>> * E320: Fix gps_locked type
>> * E320: Fix return value of get_fpga_type()
>> * N3xx: Enable setting clock and time sources at runtime
>> * N3xx: Add ref_clock BIST
>> * N3xx: Improve set_time_source() and set_clock_source()
>> * N3xx: Add exception for init failure
>> * N3xx: Remove HA, XA images packages
>> * N3xx: Change init() procedure to reduce configuration time
>> * N310: Add frequency bounds
>> * N310: Fix RX antenna mapping
>> * N310: Add log messages when re-initializing dboards
>> * N310: Add skip_rfic argument to reduce time of BIST
>> * N310: Add initialization of TX bandwidth
>> * E310: Fix initialization of antenna and frequency values
>> * E310: Type-cast fix for Boost
>> * X300: Improve firmware compat error message
>> * X300: Updated niusrprio driver
>> * X300: Add recovery for duplicate IP addresses in EEPROM
>> * X300: Prevent duplicate MAC and IP addresses from being programmed
>> * X300: New mode to configure master clock rate
>> * X300: Implement RFNoC get antenna functions
>> * B2xx: Fix values of MASK_GPIO_SHDN_SW and GPIO_AUX_PWR_ON in firmware
>> * B2xx: Revert changes to DSP core to fix scaling factor adjustment
>> * B2xx: Restore asynchronous reset of AD936x
>>         (fixes LIBUSB_TRANSFER_OVERFLOW and unexpected sid errors)
>> * TwinRX: enable ch1 lo amps if ch2 is using an external lo source
>> * TwinRX: Correctly initialize antenna mapping on X300
>> * TwinRX: Revise ADF5356 frac2 register calculation to prevent drifting
>> spurs
>> * TwinRX: Fix initialization
>> * TwinRX: Tuning improvements
>> * TwinRX: Enable phase resync on ADF535x
>> * TwinRX: Make routing to LO1 and LO2 mutually exclusive
>> * BasicRX/LFRX: Fix real mode in rx_frontend_core_3000
>> * UHD: Define UHD_API as empty string when building static lib
>> * UHD: Changed to 'all_matching' endpoint resolution for udp_simple
>> transport
>> * UHD: Add CMake flag for NEON SIMD
>> * UHD: Fix usb_dummy_impl compilation in MSVC
>> * UHD: Reconcile time_spec operators with boost concepts
>> * UHD: Fix rounding in ddc/duc rate calculation
>> * UHD: Increase MPMD RPC timeout when calling set_time_source()
>> * UHD: Fix RX streamer SOB and EOB handling
>> * UHD: Add UHD_SAFE_CALL to block_ctrl_base destructor
>> * UHD: Change SOVERSION to ABI string and VERSION to full UHD version
>> * UHD: Update cmake style to use lower case commands
>> * UHD: Add SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH
>> * UHD: Improve logic for UHD_IMAGES_DIR
>> * UHD: Add RUNTIME_PYTHON_EXECUTABLE
>> * UHD: Fix return value of get_rolloff() for filters
>> * UHD: Properly register devtest
>> * UHD: Fix log statement for Port number on RFNoC block
>> * UHD: Use "MATCHES" instead of "STREQUAL" for "Clang"
>> * UHD: Fix GPGGA string formatting for gpsd
>> * Device3: Set default block control response SIDs
>> * Device3: Fix block control flushing
>> * RFNoC: Improved flushing mechanism in noc_shell and dma_fifo
>> * RFNoC: Install missing dma_fifo_block_ctrl header
>> * RFNoC: Replace some [] with .at() in radio_ctrl_impl
>> * RFNoC: Fix graph traversal
>> * MPM: Add Git hash, version to device info
>> * MPM: Reset the RPC server upon reload
>> * MPM: TDC: Update PDAC BIST and flatness test to use latest APIs
>> * MPM: Fix handling of 0-valued dt-compat
>> * MPM: Fix GPSD sensor names for N3xx and E320
>> * MPM: Add args to update_ref_clock_freq to properly support dynamic
>> setting
>> *      of clock and time references
>> * MPM: Fix Pylint warnings
>> * MPM: Identify sysfs gpios more generically
>> * MPM: Add lock_guard() function
>> * MPM: Factor E320 and N3xx BIST code into common module
>> * MPM: Add gpsd error handling
>> * MPM: Add FPGA git hash to device info
>> * MPMD: Increase RPC timeout during readng mb sensor
>> * MPMD: Improve error message for compat number mismatches
>> * Python API: Enable Python API on Windows
>> * Python API: Change .dll to .pyd for Win32
>> * Python API: Fixing Boost.Python initializer visibility
>> * Python API: Fix duration of benchmark rate
>> * Python API: Add missing constructors of time_spec_t
>> * Python API: Expose streamer timeouts
>> * Python API: Tighten the scope of releasing the GIL
>> * Python API: Add device_addr_t
>> * Python API: Populate the tune_result_t binding
>> * Utils: Many fixes and enhancements for uhd_images_downloader
>> * Utils: Update query_gpsdo_sensors to work on E310
>> * Examples: Removed some legacy code patterns from RFNoC examples
>> * Examples: Fix channel argument for rx_samples_to_file
>> * Examples: Fix benchmark_rate MIMO synchronization
>> * Examples: Add phase alignment example
>> * Examples: Fix RX antenna not being applied in txrx_loopback_to_file
>> * Test: Add more env vars, make Py3k compatible
>> * Test: Add multi_usrp_test.py to devtest
>> * Test: Clean up, refactor, and improve devtest
>> * Test: Enable rx_samples_to_file in E320 devtest and N3xx devtest
>> * Test: Reduce sample rate for E320 1G devtest
>> * Test: Add unit test for eeprom_utils
>> * Docs: Add clock_source and time_source to n3xx argument list and fix WR
>> clock_source call
>> * Docs: Minor tweaks to the Python API manual page
>> * Docs: Add E320 test procedures
>> * Docs: Added TwinRX page
>> * Docs: Fix N210 MIMO Phase Alignment test command
>> * Docs: Add E320 information
>> * Docs: Improve sections on clock/time references
>> * Docs: Add section on X300 motherboard clocking
>> * Docs: Add more information on Salt for N3xx and E320
>> * Docs: Adjust E310 functional verification tests
>> * Docs: Add documentation on GIL release
>> * Debian: Update control files
>> * Images: Add N3xx CPLD file to manifest
>>
>> ## 003.013.000.002
>> * N3xx: Fix issue where changing the clock/time source could result in
>>         clocks becoming unlocked
>> * N3xx: Improve error messages for invalid clock/time settings
>> * N3xx: Add support for Rev G mboard
>> * MPM: Add function parameter to support holding AD9371 in reset
>> * Docs: Add section on building fs/SD images for N3xx
>> * Docs: Fix Doxygen warnings
>>
>> ## 003.013.000.001
>> * N3xx: Fix UIO usage in Aurora BIST
>> * N3xx: Fix EEPROM parsing (for upcoming hardware)
>> * UHD: Fix install path for Python API
>>
>> As always, we at Ettus Research would like to thank all of the UHD users
>> in the open source SDR community.  This release contains commits from users
>> in the community that submitted pull requests against the UHD
>> <https://github.com/EttusResearch/uhd> and FPGA
>> <https://github.com/EttusResearch/fpga> repositories as well as many
>> commits that are a direct result of issues reported back to us by users
>> like you through the UHD <https://github.com/EttusResearch/uhd/issues>
>> and FPGA <https://github.com/EttusResearch/fpga/issues> issue trackers,
>> the USRP-users mailing list
>> <http://lists.ettus.com/mailman/listinfo/usrp-users_lists.ettus.com>,
>> and Ettus support <support at ettus.com>.  You have all helped contribute
>> to the continued improvement of UHD.  Thank you!
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Michael
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