Questions tagged [bootloader]

Refers to the code burned on the Arduino flash memory that runs every time the board is powered up. It starts the execution of user-loaded programs and allows uploading sketches from a PC through the USB connection. This tag should be used for questions about modifying, changing, uploading the default bootloader.

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Can't upload to arduino boards anymore

I have been working on several projects recently an made hundreds of uploads to several different boards. I haven't had any issues to speak of. Now I cannot upload. I have tried: Disconnect all ...
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Atmel atmega32u4 not recognized when connected by usb after attempting to flash new bootloader

I am making a mechanical keyboard using Atmel's pro micro as the controller. I decided I would try to replace it's bootloader, as the one it ships with doesn't seem compatible with QMK's RESET ...
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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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add ID number to the feather m0 bootloader (flash)

I'm trying to add a serial number to the bootloader's flash area of Adafruit Feather m0 board. Seems like feather m0 0-0x2000 area on the flash is non writable by the arduino sketch. i wanted to add a ...
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Compiling with -flto and -nostartfiles results in no program at all

Towards developing my own bootloader I've stumbled over an issue with avr-gcc. I am trying to compile my code with the compiler flags -flto #to enable link time optimization -nostartfiles #...
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Fio Keyboard program out of control, how to reset?

My question involves a Sparkfun Fio v3, similar to the Arduino Fio. I had a student who was testing his understanding of the Keyboard library. He uploaded a sketch that continuously sends output, ...
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Arduino Nano ATmega328P bootloader difference

There are two ATmega328P bootloaders, old and current. What is the difference between these bootloaders? I'm aware that Nanos sold by Arduino use the new bootloaders but I haven't been able to find ...
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Use ESP8266 GPIOs after Flash Startup

I'm a bit confused about the ESP8266 launching and GPIO behaviour. When I'm programming the ESP8266 I have to set GPIO2 high and GPIO0 low. But when I want to use the ESP8266 in my project I have to ...
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Set up mesh network with RF Transceivers

I would like to set up a mesh network of Arduinos with the following features/capabilities: No master node Arduinos capable of bootloading other Arduinos through RFs Capable of communicating over TCP/...
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Problem in bootloading 328p using Arduino as ISP. Please help me in figuring out the problem.I have uploaded the verbose below

Arduino: 1.8.3 (Windows 10), Board: "Arduino/Genuino Uno" C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\hardware\tools\avr/bin/avrdude -CC:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\hardware\tools\avr/etc/avrdude.conf -v -...
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failure to burn bootloader in ATMEGA328P on breadboard

As a novice to ATMEGA I try to use the arduino UNO (original) to burn a bootloader in a new ATMEGA328P on a breadboard. It is clear to me that SPI is used for this task and all connections have been ...
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Problem uploading to ATMega using ArduinoIDE (“unbricking” “bricked” microcontroller?)

I've a SparkFun Pro Micro which is an Arduino Leonardo clone. Unfortunately my attempts to upload programs failed. I did some research in the internet and found you have to use SparkFun's ...
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Using Due (SAM3X8E) native USB port for programming?

I would like to make my own version of the Arduino Due. What I can't find the answer to is; Can I program a blank SAM3X8E using the native USB port from within the Arduino IDE, or do I first need to ...
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arduino leonardo avrdude: butterfly_recv(): programmer is not responding

I am having issues uploading new code to an Arduino Leonardo board. This happens after uploading a previous buggy code (e.g. array out of range indexing error). Once I fixed the buggy code, I can ...
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Burn hex with optiLoader

Can optiLoader be used to burn custom hex? For example, there's hex representation stored in optiLoader.ino in image_328, if that value is replaced with content of my pre-compiled hex, should that ...
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Missing arduino bootloader problem?

I have a arduino clone that is not being assigned a /dev/tty by Debian Stretch (Stable). It does have the ch340g chip. I have tried the driver from the manufactures site with no joy. Would the lack ...
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Installing Optiboot loader for pro mini 3.3V 8MHz

I have tried to install a better bootloader in some chinese Arduino pro mini boards. I have tried the OptiLoader application via an ArduinoAsISP. I failed in some way. The boards got unstable, I can ...
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ATtiny85 serial communication, bootloader and setting up fuses

I have been reading some articles about ATtiny and how to burn the bootloader. And I have two questions which I can't figure out. Do I need to manually setup fuses to run 8 MHz on my ATtiny when I'm ...
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ino.hex vs ino.with_bootloader.hex

I'm working on a Android App able to update the content of my Arduinos. Start to work (reset the Arduino, communicate with STK500 protocol, get id of ATmega and so on). But I face a question about the ...
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How to create custom bootloader with accompanying program loader for ATMega2560

Just for some context, I have created a custom board based on the ATMega2560. I currently have the original Arduino Bootloader for the ATMega2560 and have no problems uploading code via the USB Port ...
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Arduino Burn the code programmatically

Is it possible to burn arduino code programmatically? I was thinking of one way and that is to download hex file from my online server. Store contents of the hex file in a string, and write that ...
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Will avrdude overwrite the bootloader on my Nano?

I bought an arduino nano (knockoff from Elegoo) and according to the Amazon description it comes with a bootloader. From what I've read, this means that programming can occur over the usb connection ...
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Burn bootloader to Arduino Uno using ARM-USB-OCD

I have ARM-USB-OCD created by OLIMEX. I am interested in can I use this to burn a bootloader to Arduino Uno. As I know Atmega 328P can be programmed using JTAG protocol which has also ARM-USB-ODC, so ...
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Purpose of USB (FTDI) and ICSP connectors

As an Arduino newbie I am a little bit confused about possible ways of programming and communicating with this device. I have done some research and it seems that: ICSP is used for programming with a ...
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ATTiny85 Digispark clones failing USB handshake - how to program them?

I've recently bought a batch of ATTiny85 modules (Digispark clones) from China, and tried to write a first test program into them now. I noticed that they do seem to have some bootloader already ...
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Is my Arduino Micro bricked?

A few weeks ago I built my own Arduino Micro. Everything worked fine and it connects every time. I have built a second one, with the exact same processor schematic as the first one. It turns on, and I ...
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Bootloader fails when two Arduinos are connected over serial port

I’d like to connect two Arduinos over serial port so that they can communicate with each other. Initially, I put all necessary code onto one device and now connected another via serial port. As soon ...
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Getting boot mode 1.6 error

When I try to upload my script I get this in my serial monitor: ets Jan 8 2013,rst cause:4, boot mode:(1,6) wdt reset The board I am using is Uno + Wifi And this is my sketch: /* * Arduino ...
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Error when trying flash bootloader into Arduino Pro Mini 328P 8MHz 3.3V

I tried flash bootloader into Arduino Pro Mini 328P 8MHz/3.3V clone, but got error. First I did test: ~$ avrdude -c usbasp -p m328p avrdude: AVR device initialized and ready to accept instructions ...
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Bootloader atmel328P-PU Arduino

I have been trying to bootload a fresh ATmel328P-PU micro-controller with Arduino but it keeps on failing, giving this error: avrdude: Device signature = 0xff00ff avrdude: Expected signature for ...
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Running Atmega1284P at 3.3 and 8Mhz

can i run Atmega1284P at 3.3V and 8Mhz speed.? can i burn Nick Gammon Arduino bootloaders into the chip.? Thank You
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Leonardo clone being recognized by Windows as a broken Linino One - wtf?

I'm running a Velleman VMA103, which is advertised as a clone of the Leonardo. Both use the 32u4 chip, and the pinout is exactly the same. However, when I plug it in, the drivers do something weird. ...
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How do I know the size of the bootloader of ATtiny? Is it the same as ATMega328P?

I burned the bootloader in ATtiny45 with the Arduino tool. I want to know how much memory it has taken. Is this bootloader the same code of a bootloader used in the 328P or other chips? Can I see ...
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Burn Bootloader to Chinese Arduino 2560 with AVR ISP programmer

I got my hands on one of these ISP programmer for Atmel AVR microcontroller in USB stick design: Then I selected Progammer > AVR ISP and clicked on Burn Bootloader but it says stk500_recv(): ...
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COM port problem when uploading bootloader to SAMD21G

I use an ATSAMD21E16B-AU in my circuit and I want to upload the bootloader with the SAM-BA flash programming tool in this official link: http://www.atmel.com/Images/Atmel-42366-SAM-BA-Bootloader-for-...
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Cannot upload sketches, and loopback test fails, but bootloader is intact and correct

I was using an Arduino Uno for a project, when suddenly it stopped allowing me to upload sketches. I kept getting the error message: avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding avrdude: ...
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How is interaction with CDC device with no interface endpoints working?

I'm working on uploading to Digispark board. It uses micronucleus bootloader and i can see uploader code. I've modified it a bit to see interfaces and endpoints count: nucleus->device = ...
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Uploading Arduino bootloader to ATmega32U4 with another Arduino?

I am in a situation where it is useful if I can upload a bootloader into an ATmega32U4 using another Arduino like this, for ex:https://www.arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/ArduinoToBreadboard. I have a ...
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changing device signature in avrdude

I am trying to burn bootloaders to Atmega2560V and when I hit burn bootloaders it shows me this error avrdude: Device signature = 0x1e9803 avrdude: Expected signature for ATmega2560 is 1E 98 01 ...
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Atmega2560V, trying to burn bootloaders of MegaCore

I am trying to burn MegaCore bootloaders to it, I have setup my custom PCB with Atmega2560V-8AU and 8Mhz Crystal + Load Caps all assembled on using PCBA process. I am trying to burn MegaCore ...
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Trying to flash ATTiny85 bootloader using FT232R in the Arduino IDE

I have a FT232R that I want to use to flash my ATTiny85 bootloader in the Arduino IDE, can someone help me out on this? I don't want to get a AVR programmer.
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How to burn the bootloader onto a bare chip without using an Arduino board

How do I burn the UNO bootloader onto ATMEGA328P-PU without using an Arduino Uno board. That is burn directly from my PC or Android device?? I've tried nothing, I don't know a thing about ...
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How to use Atmega1284AU with Arduino IDE

Is there any support to this chip in Arduino IDE, like bootloaders and boards definitions.. i want to use this chip with 3.3V and 8Mhz crystal speed.. I have seen Nick Gammon bootloaders supports ...
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Custom board with ATMega32u4 having USB issues

I built a custom arduino based board (speciffically based off of Sparkfun's Pro Micro 3.3V 8Mhz and their Qduino mini boards) that uses the ATMega32u4-RC. The board I built integrated an acceleromter ...
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Error while boot loading Atmega 2560 using Arduino Mega 2560

I have developed custom board using Atmega 2560. I am doing boot loading process using the process of migrate from an Arduino board to a standalone microcontroller. I have followed this steps... 1) ...
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Bootloader and Boards Definition for Atmega2560V-8AU at 8 MHz / 3.3v

I am working on a home made project,where i am using Atmega2560V-8AU (note the suffix, this part has an 8 MHz maximum clock rate) as my main controller, supplying 3.3V to this chip. I want this ...
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How to use AtMega328P-PN [closed]

I am making an AC (the summer kind) control circuit with an AtMega328P chip. I bought the AtMega328P-PN instead of the P-PU. I followed the instructions on how to burn the bootloader, but nothing ...
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Arduino Uno R3 stuck in DFU mode/Port not recognized

I have an Arduino Uno R3 that is simultaneously stuck in DFU mode and won't be recognized as a port in the Arduino IDE on my Macbook Pro (El Capitan). Upon receiving power, the Arduino is ...
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Bootloader crashing continuously [closed]

My Arduino Uno was working nicely. And then something like avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 5 of 10: not in sync: resp=0x00 started to appear. So ...
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Arduino ISP ATtiny problems

As I was trying to program my ATtiny chip with my arduino, I ran across some problems. Note that I know that this problem is faced almost in every Q and A site and forum so don't flag me as repeat yet....