where are current repo versions of UHD, openBTS and Gnuradio?

Martin O'Shield martin at windycitysdr.com
Sat Nov 2 11:25:25 UTC 2013


Robert,


On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 5:55 AM, Alexander Chemeris <
alexander.chemeris at gmail.com> wrote:

On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 2:10 PM, Robert Light <robert.light at gmx.de> wrote:
>


> > Hi, I am aware of Commotion-OpenBTS and I even gave it a try, however for
> > some reason it does not detect my usrp1.
>


> > Are there more detailed instructions on how to use it?
> > I simply put it on a USB stick with unetbootin, no persistance (adding
> > persistance would be nice). When booted it does the configuration
> > succesfully, but what to do after that ?
>

Utilizing Commotion's ISO file, once you have selected which SDR device you
are using, and it " Configures " itself, open up a terminal, if its not
already open, and do a lsusrp to see if your system finds it.

If so, then do a locate openbts and launch it from there.


> > Commotion-OpenBTS is a great idea, if I could only get it to work.
>
> You could probably ask at the Commotion mailing list. I don't have
> much experience with it, unfortunately.
>

This isn't a bad idea.

>
> > Alexander, Will GnuRadio 3.6 work with usrp1 and osmoBTS or openBTS?
>
> Any recent GnuRadio version works with UHD driver, which supported USRP1.
>
> Osmocom and OpenBTS require libusrp to work with USRP1, which is not
> available in GnuRadio 3.6.
>

Yes but there is a way of getting all GnuRadio 3.4.3 > to work with LibUSRP
I'll post when I am done configuring this but it'll be a minute...


>
> That said, you should be able to install libusrp to a separate
> directory specifically to make Osmocom and OpenBTS to work.
>
> > I am also intalling osmobts on another computer, but that is causing me a
> > lot of problems. ortp and srtp seem to be conflicting with libosip2-dev
> and
> > libortp-dev from ubuntu and when I install
>
> Interesting. I've never seen any issues with it. We run it on Ubuntu
> 12.04 without any issues.
>
> > http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/linphone/ortp/sources/
> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/sofia-sip/files/sofia-sip/
> > I get problems compiling OpenBTS and some other software.
> > So it looks like OpenBTS and OsmoBTS cannot coexist on one computer. At
> > least not on my.
>
> Yeah, osip changed some functions and broke backward compatibility.
> IIRC, Osmocom needs to be updated to detect that at configure time to
> compile with the latest osip versions. Should be relatively easy to
> do.
>
> > Too many versions keep confusing me. i.e. openbts-P2.8.0Opelousas.tar.gz
> > from http://sourceforge.net/projects/openbts/files/2.8.0/
> > for some reason doesn't understand
> > "--with-usrp1 --with-singledb" switches but openbts 2.8 downloaded from
> > other sources has no problems with that.
>
> That's an ancient version. Don't use it.
>
> --
> Regards,
> Alexander Chemeris.
> CEO, Fairwaves LLC / ООО УмРадио
> http://fairwaves.ru
>
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