[USRP-users] ettus usrp B200 driver - not working on linux ubuntu

Marcus D. Leech patchvonbraun at gmail.com
Tue Jan 21 12:35:36 EST 2020

On 01/21/2020 11:50 AM, Michael Dickens via USRP-users wrote:
> Hi Paweł - I'd recommend using these install instructions < 
> https://kb.ettus.com/Building_and_Installing_the_USRP_Open-Source_Toolchain_(UHD_and_GNU_Radio)_on_Linux 
> <https://kb.ettus.com/Building_and_Installing_the_USRP_Open-Source_Toolchain_%28UHD_and_GNU_Radio%29_on_Linux> >. 
> Please note specifically the section for "Configuring USB". It sounds 
> like you've done most of the work already; just a couple parts that 
> might be additions or different to be finalized. Hope this is useful! 
> - MLD
I'll also point out that USB over a VM has always been a pain, not just 
for USRPs.

We don't really recommend that you run the Ettus USB type radios through 
a VM, because USB support in VMs is flaky and under-performing
   in general.

> On Tue, Jan 21, 2020 at 11:33 AM Paweł Gocyla via USRP-users 
> <usrp-users at lists.ettus.com <mailto:usrp-users at lists.ettus.com>> wrote:
>     Hello,
>     I have a problem with ettus usrp B200 on linux ubuntu.
>     I have made all steps regarding UHD and driver installation with
>     this tutorial:
>     https://knowledge.ni.com/KnowledgeArticleDetails?id=kA00Z0000015BIZSA2&l=pl-PL
>     I turned on support for usb 3.0 in vmware settings.
>     I installed intel drivers for support of usb 3.0 (on windows host)
>     -> after that vmware was finding this device as B200 for a while
>     but after host windows restart is identifying this device as
>     before as WestBridge. In ubuntu I have warning from vmware
>     workstation that there is a driver error.
>     In windows host this device is properly identyfied as Ettus
>     Research LLC B20/B210. On ubuntu I installed driver via apt -
>     libuhd3.15.0.
>     uhd_usrp_probe and uhd_find_devices can't find any usrp devices.
>     lsusb also doesn't recognise this usrp B200 device.
>     I was searching in google for more information but I don't have
>     any ideas how to fix it and what is wrong.
>     Thanks in advance for your help !
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> Michael Dickens
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