Questions tagged [avrdude]

Programming utility for AVR micro-controllers.

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"avrdude: stk500_getsync(): not in sync: resp=0x00," aka Some Dude Named Avr Won't Let Me Upload My Program

I made an awesome program the other day, and I wanted to upload it to my Arduino. After clicking the upload button, some mean dude named avr came along and stopped me, saying: avrdude: ...
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Arduino Mega timeout communication with programmer error

I have an Arduino Mega 2560 and it was working fine until about lunch time when I started getting this error: avrdude: stk500v2_ReceiveMessage(): timeout avrdude: stk500v2_getsync(): timeout ...
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Avrdude Verification Error while flashing Arduino Mega code

I'm working with an Arduino Mega 2560 and am getting the following error at compile time: avrdude: verification error, first mismatch in byte 0x0000 0x14! = 0x25 avrdude: verification error; ...
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avrdude: stk500_rcv :programmer is not responding

I'm a newbee to Arduino programming and hoping someone can help me with this. These are the error messages. avrdude: stk500_rcv() : programmer is not responding avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 10 ...
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Avrdude verification error after months of successful use

I have a 2560 that I've been working with for a while (over a year for sure), programming it with an avrisp mk2. No issue this whole time, then suddenly, a couple of days ago it starts failing with ...
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Avrdude verification error

I use an Arduino UNO with IDE 1.8.5 and for the last few days it doesn't let me upload any code. When I try, it pops up with the following error: avrdude: verification error, first mismatch at byte ...
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Understanding the compilation/linking/upload process (so I don't have to use the IDE)

I have started to play with and arduino UNO quite recently (without any prior experience with micro-controllers). I would like to use emacs instead of the IDE, and I'd also like to know what the IDE ...
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Arduino compatible's serial port not showing Mac OSX

I bought an Arduino-compatible Freaduino board atmega8 (I selected the board type as Arduino ng or older atmega8). I installed the Arduino IDE on Mac OS X and the FTDI drivers. But my serial port ...
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Upload code on Arduino Leonardo using command line

I'm trying to upload a compiled .hex file on an Arduino Leonardo, using the terminal. Uploading a sample code using the Arduino IDE works well, and from the Arduino IDE I got the upload command ...
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When using Arduino Uno as ISP does "Yikes! Invalid device signature" mean a bad connection, bad config, or bad version of avrdude?

I'm using an Arduino UNO to program a pre-compiled hex image to an ATTINY45, using the avrdude in the Arduino IDE directory, on Windows 7. The Uno has the ISP sketch loaded from the examples directory ...
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avrdude ser_open() can't set com-state

When trying to upload the blink sketch to my (unofficial) Arduino Uno, I get the following error: avrdude ser_open() can't set com-state for "\\.\COM3" I have programmed this Arduino before using ...
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how can I upload a hex file to an arduino uno?

I have a Rostock Max 3d with an Arduino Uno as the controller. The OEM has a firmware version I would like to upload, but it is in the hex file format. I have looked all over the Arduino IDE, but ...
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Upload a .hex file, using a standalone ISP, without overwriting bootloader

Is it possible to flash a .hex file on an AVR MCU, which already contains the Arduino bootloader, using an AVRISP mkII, without overwriting the bootloader? In my concrete situation, I have an Arduino ...
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How does the reset button work on the Arduino?

I'm confused about how and when to use the reset button on the Arduino. Do I simply press the button while it is on? Is it simply restarting the board or clearing the uploaded code as well? Currently ...
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How does avrdude burn a bootloader much quicker than the Arduino IDE?

To burn a bootloader to the Arduino Micro (ATMega32u4), I'm using an Arduino Uno with the ArduinoISP program uploaded to it. 1st case: Arduino IDE Very straightforward, using the ArduinoISP sketch ...
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How to add the -F switch for avrdude in Arduino IDE

So, before starting to learn with something else, I'll give it one last try. The avrdude is complaining that the device signature doesn't match. Whatever, I don't care. To me, what's written on it is ...
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ATmega32U4 (Leonardo/Pro Micro) bootloader, 8K rather than 4K?

Recently hit the dreaded 0x7000 / 28k~ AVRDUDE+LUFA limit. It states everywhere this is because the bootloader uses 4KB, thus reducing the 32KB to 28KB. Makes sense, except... Blank sketches on the ...
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Can't reprogram Arduino on protoboard (perfboard), but could program the same circuit on breadboard

So I have a circuit that works well when it's on a breadboard and without removing any pins I'm able to upload sketches, but for some reason when I transition it to a protoboard I can no longer upload ...
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Can't get "Burn Bootloader" working - Arduino Nano

This is a follow up from a previous question. I have one Nano working perfectly (I think) (Nano A) and another one (Nano B) which seems to be working but has no bootloader. So I am trying to use Nano-...
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Problems uploading sketch to Arduino Due

Windows 7 here. I just bought an Arduino Due and downloaded the Arduino IDE. I wrote a simple "blink LED" program (see below) and am trying to flash it to the Due. When I connected the Due to my ...
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avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding after serial [duplicate]

I have searched but have not found any solution to my problem so I am asking it here. I make a program in python that makes serial communication with the Arduino. I started to upload my Arduino code ...
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Unable to flash bootloader on ATmega32U4 with AVR dragon

I am flashing a naked ATmega32U4, but the process fails in the end where it is verifying. avrdude -c dragon_isp -p m32u4 -P usb -U flash:w:Caterina-Micro.hex -U lfuse:w:0xff:m -U hfuse:w:0xd8:m -U ...
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Mega 2560 Doesn't Respond

When trying to upload to my Mega r2, it simply times out during uploading. avrdude: stk500v2_ReceiveMessage(): timeout avrdude: stk500v2_getsync(): timeout communicating with programmer I tried ...
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Why atmega168/328p starts to reset?

First we set fuse bits: avrdude -c usbasp -p atmega328p -U lfuse:w:0xFF:m -U hfuse:w:0xDF:m -U efuse:w:0x07:m # same for atmega168 In the following examples we use the following commands to compile ...
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Arduino Uno cannot upload any sketch: avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding

I'm newbie in Arduino Dev I got Arduino Uno R3, at first it just worked fine. I tried to upload my whole project sketch which almost up to the max size of arduino memory. Then suddenly the upload ...
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Running Arduino code for Bluefruit LE on bare ATMega328

I need to hook up Bluefruit LE Breakout (nRF8001-based) to ATMega328 chip (to use it as wireless UART), and it seems like the library provided is for Arduino. What I have is just bare ATMega328 (note ...
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