Setting up the Ettus USRP N210

8 Feb

Changing the IP Address
The USRP N210 comes with a default IP address of which may be changed (e.g.
sudo /usr/local/lib64/uhd/utils/ --ifc=em1 --new-ip=

Increase Socket BUffers
sudo vi /etc/sysctl.conf

# Increase buffers for USRP

Realtime Priority
sudo vi /etc/security/limits.conf

# Add for USRP realtime priority
myusername - rtprio 99

Will require re-login

Updating N210 Firmware and FPGA
sudo /usr/local/lib64/uhd/utils/

cd /usr/local/lib64/uhd/utils

./ --addr= --fw=/usr/local/share/uhd/images/usrp_n210_fw.bin

./ --addr= --fpga=/usr/local/share/uhd/images/usrp_n210_r4_fpga.bin

Cycle power on the USRP

uhd_usrp_probe --args "addr="

cd /usr/local/lib64/uhd/examples

./benchmark_rate --rx_rate 25E6 --tx_rate 25E6 --args "addr="

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