transceiver won't start; fpga build error

Alexander Chemeris alexander.chemeris at gmail.com
Sat Feb 23 16:48:47 UTC 2013


PS We're flying to the Mobile World Congress tonight and may be slow
to respond. I apologize for this - we'll catch up when we get back
after March 4.

On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 8:46 PM, Alexander Chemeris
<alexander.chemeris at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Stephane,
>
> Glad to see first users starting to play with UmTRX. :)
>
> Please use OpenBTS from our repository and use branch "umtrx" instead
> of "master". UmTRX support is not merged into master yet.
> git://github.com/fairwaves/openbts-2.8 umtrx
>
> "Failed to set master clock rate" error is thrown because it thinks
> you're using USRP N and tries to set frequency accordingly.
>
> FPGA image should be the latest. You could download it here as well:
> http://people.osmocom.org/ipse/umtrx-v2/fpga_bitsream/2013-02-03-394f48b7/
>
> We'll look into the FPGA compilation issue - may be Andrew forgot to
> check in that file. Thank you for reporting this.
>
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 8:02 PM,  <stephane at shimaore.net> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I went to pick up my UmTRX this morning. \o/
>>
>> It appears to start fine, but I'm hitting a couple issues trying to
>> connect OpenBTS to it:
>>
>> transceiver won't start
>> =======================
>>
>> I get the following errors when starting OpenBTS or the transceiver:
>>
>>   /home/stephane/Public/src/umtrx/openbts-p2.8/apps# ./transceiver
>>   linux; GNU C++ version 4.7.2; Boost_104900; UHD_003.004.000-a52936a
>>
>>   ALERT 139976877029152 UHDDevice.cpp:434:open: No UHD devices found with address ''
>>   ALERT 139976877029152 runTransceiver.cpp:94:main: Transceiver exiting...
>>
>>   /home/stephane/Public/src/umtrx/openbts-p2.8/apps# ./transceiver
>>   linux; GNU C++ version 4.7.2; Boost_104900; UHD_003.004.000-a52936a
>>
>>   ALERT 139853627492128 UHDDevice.cpp:345:set_rates: Failed to set master clock rate
>>   ALERT 139853627492128 UHDDevice.cpp:346:set_rates: Actual clock rate 1.3e+07
>>   ALERT 139853627492128 runTransceiver.cpp:94:main: Transceiver exiting...
>>
>> (This is with latest UHD from git://github.com/chemeris/UHD-Fairwaves.git
>> and latest openBTS from git://github.com/ttsou/openbts-p2.8.git )
>>
>> I assume the first one ('No UHD devices...') is a transcient problem.
>>
>> For the second issue I don't know whether this might be because the
>> firmware on the unit I received might not be the latest, or because I
>> really need to first upload the FPGA image (although I assumed ZPU wouldn't
>> start in that case); here's the console output in any case:
>>
>>   USRP N210 UDP bootloader
>>   FPGA compatibility number: 8
>>   Firmware compatibility number: 11
>>   Production image = 0
>>   Checking for valid production FPGA image...
>>   No valid production FPGA image found.
>>
>>   Valid production firmware found. Loading...
>>   Finished loading. Starting image.
>>
>>   TxRx-UHD-ZPU
>>   FPGA compatibility number: 8
>>   Firmware compatibility number: 11
>>   LMS1 chip version = 0x22
>>   LMS2 chip version = 0x22
>>   00:1F:11:02:19:01
>>   192.168.10.2
>>
>> FPGA compilation error
>> ======================
>>
>> Assuming this is because of a missing/out-of-date FPGA image, I tried to
>> compile the latest (git) FPGA firmware:
>>
>>   cd UHD-Fairwaves/fpga/usrp2/top/N2x0/ ; make clean ; make UmTRXv2
>>
>> but got the following error:
>>
>>   ERROR:HDLCompiler:1654 - "/home/stephane/Public/src/umtrx/UHD-Fairwaves/fpga/usrp2/top/N2x0/u2plus_core.v" Line 734: Instantiating <rx_frontend_sw> from unknown module <frontend_sw>
>>
>> A quick `git blame` points to some changes in January but I wouldn't
>> know where to start fixing this (or maybe this is an issue with my
>> environemnt and not the code). In case this is the environemnt, I'm using
>> ISE 14.4 on Linux/amd64.
>>
>> S.
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Regards,
> Alexander Chemeris.
> CEO, Fairwaves LLC / ООО УмРадио
> http://fairwaves.ru



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Regards,
Alexander Chemeris.
CEO, Fairwaves LLC / ООО УмРадио
http://fairwaves.ru




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