Topic: bootloader burning
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Aug 27, 2012, 12:04 am
I am using arduinos for prototyping and development ... On all designs I am working with, I noticed that strangely the bootloader requires to be burned after every compile with my MKII and AVR studio. # 0774023179 # 077 40 23 179 # Now I also noticed that therre are here several threads describing similar scenarios but everytime these are on several different arduinos. I was wondering if someone has an answer to this ?
Thanks in advance.
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Re: bootloader burning
Aug 27, 2012, 12:09 am
Hi - When you upload with a programmer, generally a chip erase is done, this clears the lock bit, and then the upload fills the chip from location 0 - onwards, the bootloader is held in the top of the flash, but never gets called. If your using a MKII, you dont need the bootloader anyway.
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