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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] Gnuradio and Uhd on windows,

From: Josh Blum
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] Gnuradio and Uhd on windows,
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 13:19:47 -0700
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FYI, I uploaded a new gnuradio installer for windows, and added
instructions which can be found here:


On 04/10/2011 01:11 PM, Josh Blum wrote:
> So two problems:
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> 1) It looks like you are not finding devices. The only thing you need to
> deal with is uhd. Even libusb is statically linked into uhd, so you dont
> even need to install that. Gnuradio and its dependencies are irrelevant
> to this.
> This installer has been confirmed working on windows 7 machines:
> http://www.ettus.com/downloads/uhd_releases/003_000_001/UHD-003.000.001-win32-with-LIBUSB_CALL-fix.exe
> ALso, you will also need to install the usb driver:
> http://code.ettus.com/redmine/ettus/projects/uhd/wiki#Windows-USB-driver
> From your email, it looks like you did those things. When you run
> uhd_find_devices, the driver will actually load a firmware image and
> reset the USRP (if this is the first time it was powered up). You should
> see the device disconnect and connect when this happens. Anything like
> that happening?
> I can't think of what else would be the issue. Are you running from a
> virtual machine? Windows 7 VM + USRP has been personally giving me bad
> luck. What OS do you have? I think XP will work, but I don't think
> anyone has confirmed it.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> 2) As far as the gnuradio cmake port goes. I need to build a new
> installer that will be ABI compatible with the current UHD releases. It
> might be now but I'm not sure. If you figure out the usb issue, I can
> put together a new installer pretty quick. In the long run, I want to
> integrate it into a CI system to build everything automatically.
> Another issue is that the instructions on my personal wiki are not too
> clear. They should be updated, and maybe on the gnuradio wiki, but thats
> up to the gurus.
> So, if you use the binary installer, you only need the dependencies from
> here: http://www.ettus.com/downloads/gnuradio/other_deps_with_installers/
> The other directory is only needed if you are compiling gnuradio:
> http://www.ettus.com/downloads/gnuradio/installers_or_package_for_development/
> Teaser screenshot: http://i.imgur.com/Vlh6R.png
> -Josh

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