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Ali93

Aug 25, 2015, 02:36 pm Last Edit: Aug 28, 2015, 09:34 am by Ali93 Reason: to make better
Hello.

I found a project "how to upload a sketch to your Arduino via a network" on

http://www.freetronics.com.au/pages/how-to-upload-a-sketch-to-your-arduino-via-a-network#.VdxSIpckQ6z



I have problem in the first step. I mean installing bootloader. In which directory do we put this files? On that website, this files was uploaded. https://github.com/freetronics/arduino-tftpboot/downloads
I followed the instructions. it doesn't work.

I also cannot see this board.



I use Win 7 x64 and Arduino IDE 1.6.5. If anyone solved it, please contact with me...

Thank you in advance

ron_sutherland

I think this needs to be built the same way as Optiboot, and the easiest way I found was to setup a Ubuntu LXDE (Linux) machine and install the Arduino IDE package (there may have been other packages which I forget so look on the internet). Normally I use Windows also but I did not see an easy way to run the Makefile on Windows so that is why I used Linux.

This TFTP bootloader is interesting, looking at its boards.txt file I see a hex file worth searching for... and google found it right away after looking all over the internet it was just a few directories over (haha, for some reason I found that funny).
https://github.com/fullaware/arduino-tftpboot/tree/master/package/hardware/arduino-tftpboot/bootloaders/arduino-tftpboot

So now you need a tool to burn the bootloader on your board, I use the AVR Dragon so doubt that will help you, just look for an ISP (Arduino had one, but I think they gave it up).

for clickable reference:
https://github.com/freetronics/arduino-tftpboot

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