[App_rpt-users] Beagleboard URI issue: "device usb27674 currently not active"

Jim Duuuude telesistant at hotmail.com
Sat Mar 5 18:41:15 EST 2011


Dont run chan_usbradio on Pickle. Dont even have a usbradio.conf file in your directory.

Try "susb active"
and "susb tune." .. etc

JIM

> Date: Sat, 5 Mar 2011 15:37:17 -0800
> From: phil.n6tct at gmail.com
> To: app_rpt-users at ohnosec.org
> Subject: [App_rpt-users] Beagleboard URI issue: "device usb27674 currently	not active"
> 
> Gang, I would love whatever help your collective brains and experience
> can provide on the following newbie problem.
> 
> I recently brought up a generic PC running ACID and a USB URI fob and
> made it all work.  Yay!  Emboldened by my success :-) I thought I
> would try getting my beagleboard running in a similar configuration
> ... and so far, failed.  The URI green LED blinks like it should when
> asterisk starts.  But asterisk CLI "radio key" and "radio unkey" don't
> do anything (i.e., they do not turn on or off the URI fob's red LED).
> Attempting to run "radio tune txvoice 500" generates the error "Device
> usb27674 currently not active".  (27674, of course, is the node number
> for this system.)  Running "radio active usb27674" does not give an
> error but does not change anything (i.e., radio tune still fails with
> the same error message).
> 
> I suspect it is just some simple configuration thing I have overlooked
> and would greatly appreciate any thoughts.  --Phil, N6TCT
> 
> Details:
> 
> Beagleboard hardware is a beagleboard-xM, assy rev B, at 1 GHz.
> 
> OS is pickle linux:  Linux version 2.6.35.4 (root at pickle) (gcc version
> 4.4.3 (Ubuntu 4.4.3-4ubuntu5) ) #5 PREEMPT Wed Dec 29 04:03:36 UTC
> 2010 ()
> 
> URI is a DMK URI; I have two of them and have tried both of them, same
> behavior.  Both work fine on my PC system.
> 
> Asterisk configuration: I first downloaded files from the allstar link
> network and then modified by hand to use the simpleusb channel.  I
> have included my usbradio.conf, simpleusb.conf, and rpt.conf below.
> (Is it true that I actually need both usbradio.conf and
> simpleusb.conf?)
> 
> When the system boots it finds the URI:
> 
> [   68.294250] generic-usb 0003:0D8C:013C.0002: input: USB HID v1.00
> Device [C-Media Electronics Inc.       USB PnP Sound Device          ]
> on usb-ehci-omap.0-2.4/input3
> 
> When asterisk starts it logs messages I would expect (esp. since I
> can't tune the radio):
> 
> [Mar  5 23:14:00] NOTICE[775] app_rpt.c: Normal Repeater Init  27674
> [Mar  5 23:14:00] NOTICE[793] chan_simpleusb.c: Assigned USB device 1-2.4:1.0 to
>  simpleusb channel usb27674
> [Mar  5 23:14:00] WARNING[793] chan_simpleusb.c: File simpleusb_tune_usb27674.co
> nf not found, device usb27674 using default parameters.
> 
> As mentioned, radio key and radio unkey do not give errors but neither
> do they do anything on the URI fob.  Radio tune gives an error:
> 
> peekskill*CLI> radio active
> Active (command) USB Radio device is [usb27674]
> peekskill*CLI> radio key                               <-- note no error
> peekskill*CLI> radio unkey                             <-- note no error
> peekskill*CLI> radio tune txvoice 500
> Device usb27674 currently not active
> peekskill*CLI> radio active
> Active (command) USB Radio device is [usb27674]
> peekskill*CLI> radio active usb27674
> Active (command) USB Radio device set to [usb27674]
> peekskill*CLI> radio tune txvoice 500
> Device usb27674 currently not active
> 
> The start of my rpt.conf file:
> 
> [27674]                                 ; Change this to your assigned
> node number
> 
> rxchannel=SimpleUSB/usb27674
> duplex=2
> erxgain=-3
> etxgain=3
> ;controlstates=controlstates
> [...]
> 
> My usbradio.conf:
> 
> ;
> ; Usbradio channel driver Configuration File
> ;
> 
> [general]
> 
> [usb27674]
> 
> hdwtype=0
> rxboost=1
> txboost=1
> rxctcssrelax=1
> txctcssdefault=100.0
> rxctcssfreqs=100.0
> txctcssfreqs=100.0
> ;rxctcssoverride=0
> carrierfrom=usbinvert
> ctcssfrom=no
> rxdemod=speaker
> txprelim=no
> txlimonly=no
> txtoctype=notone
> txmixa=voice
> txmixb=no
> invertptt=0
> duplex=1
> rxondelay=0
> rxnoisefiltype=0
> eeprom=0
> #includeifexists custom/usbradio.conf
> 
> My simpleusb.conf:
> 
> 
> ;
> ; SimpleUSB configuration
> ;
> [general]
> 
> [usb27674]
> 
> eeprom=0
> 
> hdwtype=0               ; Leave this set to 0 for USB sound fobs modified using
>                        ; the instructions from usbfob.pdf. Use a setting of
>                        ; 1 is for Dingotel/Sph interfaces.
> 
> rxboost=1               ; 0 = 20db attenuator inserted, 1= 20db attenuator remov
> ed
>                        ; Set to 1 for additonal gain if using a low-level receiv
> er output
> 
> carrierfrom=usbinvert   ; no,usb,usbinvert
>                        ; no - no carrier detection at all
>                        ; usb - from the COR line on the modified USB sound fob
>                        ; usbinvert - from the inverted COR line on the modified
> USB sound fob
> 
> ctcssfrom=no            ; no,usb,usbinvert
>                        ; no - CTCSS decoding, system will be carrier squelch
>                        ; usb - CTCSS decoding using input from USB FOB
>                        ; usbinvert - from the inverted CTCSS line on the modifie
> d USB sound fob
> 
> txmixa=voice            ; Left channel output: no,voice,tone,composite,auxvoice
>                        ; no - Do not output anything
>                        ; voice - output voice only
> 
> txmixb=no               ; Right channel output: no,voice,tone,composite, auxvoic
> e
>                        ; See txmixa above.
> 
> invertptt=0             ; Invert PTT 0 = ground to transmit, 1 = open to transmi
> t
>                        ; This is the collector lead of the 2n4401 on the modifie
> d
>                        ; usb sound fob.
>                        ; please refer to the howto for the procedure to do this.
> duplex=1                ; Full Duplex
> 
> plfilter=yes            ; enable PL filter
> 
> deemphasis=no           ; enable de-emphasis (input from discriminator)
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Phil, N6TCT
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