Do a libusrp at the command line to see if your system recognizes your SDR device. End of Message... Re: Re: where are current repo versions of UHD, openBTS and Gnuradio?

Martin O'Shield martin at windycitysdr.com
Sat Nov 2 11:26:34 UTC 2013


On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 5:10 AM, 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 ?
> Commotion-OpenBTS is a great idea, if I could only get it to work.
>
> Alexander, Will GnuRadio 3.6 work with usrp1 and osmoBTS or openBTS?
> 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
> 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.
> 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.
>
> *Gesendet:* Samstag, 02. November 2013 um 00:36 Uhr
> *Von:* "Martin O'Shield" <martin at windycitysdr.com>
> *An:* "Robert Light" <robert.light at gmx.de>
> *Cc:* umtrx <umtrx at lists.osmocom.org>
> *Betreff:* Re: where are current repo versions of UHD, openBTS and
> Gnuradio?
>   Robert,
>
>
>
> This is a easy solution here:
>
>
>
>
> Commotion-OpenBTS
>
> ==Introduction==
>
> Commotion-OpenBTS is packaged as a customized x86 Ubuntu Linux
> distribution.
> It comes as a live image that can be booted from a USB drive or CD. This
> repository contains resources used to create the Commotion-OpenBTS image.
>
> The purpose of this software is to allow voice calls over a Commotion
> wireless mesh network. Phone calls can be made between GSM unlocked phones,
> or between GSM unlocked phones and phones meshing over WiFi with the Serval
> "Batphone" software.
>
> In order to use Commotion-OpenBTS, you need a compatible GSM hardware
> transceiver. Currently, compatible hardware includes the Range RAD1;
> the Ettus USRP1, USRP2, N200 series, B100 series, and E100 series; and
> the Fairwaves UmTRX.
>
>
>
>
>
> ==How to Run It==
>
> To run Commotion-OpenBTS, download the ISO file at
> https://commotionwireless.net/download, and load it onto a USB drive using
> unetbootin, or your tool of choice. You can then boot from the USB drive
> with your laptop or desktop computer, with your GSM radio attached. Once
> the OS is loaded, a configuration wizard asks you what type of GSM hardware
> you have, and configures the proper driver. After that, everything should
> be
> running, and you can start making calls!
>
> ==Components==
>
> Commotion-OpenBTS includes the following open source software components:
> * OpenBTS (http://wush.net/trac/rangepublic/browser)
> * OLSRd (http://olsr.org/git/?p=olsrd.git;a=summary)
> * Serval (https://github.com/servalproject/serval-dna)
> * Asterisk (http://www.asterisk.org/downloads/source-code)
>
>
> http://files.opentechinstitute.org/~critzo/commotion/Commotion-OpenBTS-x86.iso
>
> Just utilize the Commotion-OpenBTS-x86.iso and it *should* work for both
> the USRP1 and the UmTRX.
>
> Only one application can access the SDR device of your choice at a time.
>
> That's the nature of OpenBTS.
>
> Sincerely,
>
>
>
> Martin
>
>
> On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 4:21 PM, Robert Light <robert.light at gmx.de> wrote:
>>
>>  Hi, Can someone point me to the current repo of  UHD, openBTS and
>> Gnuradio ?
>> I found several locations especially for openBTS and UHD i.e.:
>> "-b gprs-exp https://github.com/fairwaves/openbts-2.8.git"
>> "-b gprs-exp https://github.com/chemeris/openbts-p2.8.git"
>> "-b umtrx https://github.com/chemeris/openbts-p2.8.git"
>> So which one of the above is correct?
>>
>> "https://github.com/chemeris/UHD-Fairwaves.git"
>> "https://github.com/fairwaves/UHD-Fairwaves.git"
>> Again, which one of the above is correct?
>>
>> I assume the below is correct:
>> "wget
>> http://gnuradio.org/redmine/attachments/download/279/gnuradio-3.4.2.tar.gz
>> "
>>
>>  I need a version of  UHD, openBTS and Gnuradio that will run with both
>> USRP1 and UmTRX at the same time. I mean, one of them connected at a time,
>> but I do not want to have two computers with separate installations for
>> usrp1 and UmTRX.
>> Can I configure openBTS with --with-usrp1 --with-singledb  --with-uhd  ?
>> I mean, can I enable usrp1 and uhd at the same time ?
>> How to switch then between usrp1 and UmTRX ?
>>
>>
>
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