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.
./usrp_burn_mb_eeprom --args="addr=" --values="ip-addr="

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
uhd_image_loader --args="type=usrp2,addr="

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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