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

Martin Braun martin.braun at ettus.com
Thu Feb 14 19:26:05 EST 2019


On Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 11:58:41AM -0800, Nick Foster wrote:
>    Any plans to update to the latest API? Won't compile with anything after
>    17.05.

UHD only works with DPDK 17.11. DPDK changes APIs quite often, so we've
decided to lock it down.

-- M
> 
>    On Wed, Feb 13, 2019, 11:33 AM Michael West <michael.west at ettus.com>
>    wrote:
> 
>      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 and 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 and FPGA issue trackers, the USRP-users mailing
>          list, and Ettus support.  You have all helped contribute to the
>          continued improvement of UHD.  Thank you!
>          Best regards,
>          Michael
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