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Mathemagician
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SoapySDR No Devices Found

Post by Mathemagician » Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:41 pm

Running into trouble here trying to use CubicSDR on a Macbook Pro. This is both in native Mac OS and in Parallels.

bladeRF-cli sees the device:

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bladeRF> info

  Board:                    bladerf2
  Serial #:                 80ca389893de4bb699d5751cc3a5f03a
  VCTCXO DAC calibration:   0x1f05
  FPGA size:                301 KLE
  FPGA loaded:              yes
  USB bus:                  4
  USB address:              7
  USB speed:                SuperSpeed
  Backend:                  libusb
  Instance:                 0
The SoapySDR module and factory are loading:

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######################################################
## Soapy SDR -- the SDR abstraction library
######################################################

Lib Version: v0.6.1-myriadrf~xenial
API Version: v0.6.0
ABI Version: v0.6
Install root: /usr
Search path: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/SoapySDR/modules0.6
Search path: /usr/local/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/SoapySDR/modules0.6
Search path: /usr/local/lib/SoapySDR/modules0.6
Module found: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libHackRFSupport.so
Module found: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libRedPitaya.so
Module found: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libairspySupport.so
Module found: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libbladeRFSupport.so
Module found: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libmiriSupport.so
Module found: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libosmosdrSupport.so
Module found: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libremoteSupport.so
Module found: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/SoapySDR/modules0.6/librfspaceSupport.so
Module found: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/SoapySDR/modules0.6/librtlsdrSupport.so
Module found: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libuhdSupport.so
Module found: /usr/local/lib/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libHackRFSupport.so
Module found: /usr/local/lib/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libRedPitaya.so
Module found: /usr/local/lib/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libairspySupport.so
Module found: /usr/local/lib/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libbladeRFSupport.so
Module found: /usr/local/lib/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libmiriSupport.so
Module found: /usr/local/lib/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libosmosdrSupport.so
Module found: /usr/local/lib/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libremoteSupport.so
Module found: /usr/local/lib/SoapySDR/modules0.6/librfspaceSupport.so
Module found: /usr/local/lib/SoapySDR/modules0.6/librtlsdrSupport.so
Module found: /usr/local/lib/SoapySDR/modules0.6/libuhdSupport.so
Loading modules... linux; GNU C++ version 5.4.0 20160609; Boost_105800; UHD_003.010.003.000-0-unknown

done
Available factories...airspy, bladerf, hackrf, miri, null, osmosdr, redpitaya, remote, rfspace, rtlsdr, uhd, 
However, SoapySDR does not find the device:

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######################################################
## Soapy SDR -- the SDR abstraction library
######################################################

linux; GNU C++ version 5.4.0 20160609; Boost_105800; UHD_003.010.003.000-0-unknown

No devices found!
I've tried quite a few things without success and could really use some suggestions.

Thanks!

Mathemagician
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Re: SoapySDR No Devices Found

Post by Mathemagician » Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:07 pm

FWIW, everything works fine all around with an RTLSDR. I just can't get it to work with the bladerf.

I believe it's some issue with the way I've set up SoapySDR, but I'm genuinely out of ideas.

Thanks!

Mathemagician
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Re: SoapySDR No Devices Found

Post by Mathemagician » Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:49 pm

Here is the output of lsusb -v:

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Bus 004 Device 004: ID 2cf0:5250  
Device Descriptor:
  bLength                18
  bDescriptorType         1
  bcdUSB               3.00
  bDeviceClass            0 (Defined at Interface level)
  bDeviceSubClass         0 
  bDeviceProtocol         0 
  bMaxPacketSize0         9
  idVendor           0x2cf0 
  idProduct          0x5250 
  bcdDevice            0.00
  iManufacturer           1 Nuand
  iProduct                2 bladeRF 2.0
  iSerial                 3 80ca389893de4bb699d5751cc3a5f03a
  bNumConfigurations      1
  Configuration Descriptor:
    bLength                 9
    bDescriptorType         2
    wTotalLength          123
    bNumInterfaces          1
    bConfigurationValue     1
    iConfiguration          0 
    bmAttributes         0x80
      (Bus Powered)
    MaxPower              200mA
    Interface Descriptor:
      bLength                 9
      bDescriptorType         4
      bInterfaceNumber        0
      bAlternateSetting       0
      bNumEndpoints           0
      bInterfaceClass       255 Vendor Specific Class
      bInterfaceSubClass      0 
      bInterfaceProtocol      0 
      iInterface              0 
    Interface Descriptor:
      bLength                 9
      bDescriptorType         4
      bInterfaceNumber        0
      bAlternateSetting       1
      bNumEndpoints           4
      bInterfaceClass       255 Vendor Specific Class
      bInterfaceSubClass      0 
      bInterfaceProtocol      0 
      iInterface              0 
      Endpoint Descriptor:
        bLength                 7
        bDescriptorType         5
        bEndpointAddress     0x81  EP 1 IN
        bmAttributes            2
          Transfer Type            Bulk
          Synch Type               None
          Usage Type               Data
        wMaxPacketSize     0x0400  1x 1024 bytes
        bInterval               0
        bMaxBurst              15
      Endpoint Descriptor:
        bLength                 7
        bDescriptorType         5
        bEndpointAddress     0x01  EP 1 OUT
        bmAttributes            2
          Transfer Type            Bulk
          Synch Type               None
          Usage Type               Data
        wMaxPacketSize     0x0400  1x 1024 bytes
        bInterval               0
        bMaxBurst              15
      Endpoint Descriptor:
        bLength                 7
        bDescriptorType         5
        bEndpointAddress     0x82  EP 2 IN
        bmAttributes            2
          Transfer Type            Bulk
          Synch Type               None
          Usage Type               Data
        wMaxPacketSize     0x0400  1x 1024 bytes
        bInterval               0
        bMaxBurst               1
      Endpoint Descriptor:
        bLength                 7
        bDescriptorType         5
        bEndpointAddress     0x02  EP 2 OUT
        bmAttributes            2
          Transfer Type            Bulk
          Synch Type               None
          Usage Type               Data
        wMaxPacketSize     0x0400  1x 1024 bytes
        bInterval               0
        bMaxBurst              15
    Interface Descriptor:
      bLength                 9
      bDescriptorType         4
      bInterfaceNumber        0
      bAlternateSetting       2
      bNumEndpoints           1
      bInterfaceClass       255 Vendor Specific Class
      bInterfaceSubClass      0 
      bInterfaceProtocol      0 
      iInterface              0 
      Endpoint Descriptor:
        bLength                 7
        bDescriptorType         5
        bEndpointAddress     0x02  EP 2 OUT
        bmAttributes            2
          Transfer Type            Bulk
          Synch Type               None
          Usage Type               Data
        wMaxPacketSize     0x0400  1x 1024 bytes
        bInterval               0
        bMaxBurst               1
    Interface Descriptor:
      bLength                 9
      bDescriptorType         4
      bInterfaceNumber        0
      bAlternateSetting       3
      bNumEndpoints           1
      bInterfaceClass       255 Vendor Specific Class
      bInterfaceSubClass      0 
      bInterfaceProtocol      0 
      iInterface              0 
      Endpoint Descriptor:
        bLength                 7
        bDescriptorType         5
        bEndpointAddress     0x02  EP 2 OUT
        bmAttributes            2
          Transfer Type            Bulk
          Synch Type               None
          Usage Type               Data
        wMaxPacketSize     0x0400  1x 1024 bytes
        bInterval               0
        bMaxBurst               1
Binary Object Store Descriptor:
  bLength                 5
  bDescriptorType        15
  wTotalLength           22
  bNumDeviceCaps          2
  USB 2.0 Extension Device Capability:
    bLength                 7
    bDescriptorType        16
    bDevCapabilityType      2
    bmAttributes   0x00000002
      Link Power Management (LPM) Supported
  SuperSpeed USB Device Capability:
    bLength                10
    bDescriptorType        16
    bDevCapabilityType      3
    bmAttributes         0x00
    wSpeedsSupported   0x000e
      Device can operate at Full Speed (12Mbps)
      Device can operate at High Speed (480Mbps)
      Device can operate at SuperSpeed (5Gbps)
    bFunctionalitySupport   3
      Lowest fully-functional device speed is SuperSpeed (5Gbps)
    bU1DevExitLat           0 micro seconds
    bU2DevExitLat           0 micro seconds
Device Status:     0x0000
  (Bus Powered)

bglod
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Re: SoapySDR No Devices Found

Post by bglod » Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:46 am

If I'm not mistaken, SoapySDR is still in the process of updating their stuff to support the new version of libbladeRF. That could be what's happening here.
Electrical Engineer
Nuand, LLC.

Mathemagician
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Re: SoapySDR No Devices Found

Post by Mathemagician » Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:46 pm

I suppose that makes sense and is consistent with what I'm seeing. Given that, how should we interpret this?
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bglod
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Re: SoapySDR No Devices Found

Post by bglod » Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:50 pm

Have you tried getting the latest SoapySDR and libbladeRF? You may have to build from source. I'm being told that SoapySDR is indeed released and compatible with the latest libbladeRF.
Electrical Engineer
Nuand, LLC.

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