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LimeSDR Mini: osmo-trx: Failure during LMS_Init() #193
Using latest master LimeSuite:
osmo-trx fails to initialize a LimeSDR mini, but it works fine when using the bigger brother LimeSDR:
Code being run can be found in https://git.osmocom.org/osmo-trx/log/?h=laforge/lime, but basically accounts for this code:
You can find some posts with details and screenshots starting from this one in the forum: https://discourse.myriadrf.org/t/problems-with-limesdr-mini/2394/118
There you will read several messages exchanged with @ztamosevicius on this topic and there is documentation on the JTAG cables at this wiki page: https://wiki.myriadrf.org/LimeSDR-Mini_JTAG_cable_adapter#LimeSDR-Mini_JTAG_cable_adapter
I used the Quartus sw to program the LimeSDR Mini board but I had to change the device driver of the usb programmer. The original one, installed with Quartus, does not work with the clone. So I used another one mentioned here: http://www.alteraforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=19233 at post number 5, pointing here: http://www.alteraforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1920&d=1262065446 (you need to register/login to that forum to get access to the download).
This is just a summary, please read all those posts and the wiki page before starting this process since there are lots of details involved.