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AD9121-M5372-EBZ based on AD-FMCOMMS1-EBZ

Question asked by KETI on Jan 10, 2018
Latest reply on May 12, 2018 by londart

Hello,

I’m using the AD9121-M5372-EBZ evaluation board connected by FMC with a ZedBoard. By using these instructions:

  1. https://wiki.analog.com/resources/fpga/docs/build#folded_1
  2. https://wiki.analog.com/resources/eval/user-guides/ad-fmcomms1-ebz/software/linux/zynq
  3. https://wiki.analog.com/resources/tools-software/linux-drivers/iio-dds/axi-dac-dds-hdl

I try to launch LINUX – DAC working system without any success. First of all I modify HDL reference design by deleting the ADC IP blocks from block design and change pinout on FMC Connector. Then I have modified and generated the device tree file but unfortunately no communication has been established between the ARM and DAC (but the HDMI working perfectly). So I made some mistake, but I have no idea where. The differences between both evaluation boards (AD9121 and FMCOMMS1) are mainly in connection number in FMC connector. I only want to send data samples from Linux to 9121.

My board don’t have IIC connection whatsoever with AD9121. I also don’t see the my device on the list in /sys/bus/iio/devices .

After launching the Linux there are two alarming messages:

  1. UART:

spi_master spi32765: failed to transfer one message from queue

iio iio:device1: write failed (-5)

 mmcblk0: p1 p2

ad9523: probe of spi32765.3 failed with error -5

spi_master spi32765: failed to transfer one message from queue

ad9548: probe of spi32765.2 failed with error -5

spi_master spi32765: failed to transfer one message from queue

ad9122: probe of spi32765.0 failed with error -5

  1. HDMI Monitor:

Modprobe: FATAL: Could not load /lib/modules/4.6.0-ga8f23b8/modules.dep: No such file or directory

I have been researching and working on it from a long time, and I’ve exhausted all my ideas how to make this connection working.  Can anyone help me? Is someone working on this “changes” in reference design with a success?

 

Thank you in advance.

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