I think if I read the bootloader correctly the EEPROM is erased when you upload a sketch
I am starting to mess with the EEPROM library to store the state of Firmata. I have run into a question that I can't seem to find the answer to. Basically, I need to find a way to set the initial state of the EEPROM so that I can set the initial state of Firmata. I imagine that by default the EEPROM has gibberish in it, like reading unallocated memory. Ideally, there would be some way to init the EEPROM to 0.This thread says QuoteI think if I read the bootloader correctly the EEPROM is erased when you upload a sketch. That would work quite nicely if that was true. But it does not seem to be. According to my tests, the EEPROM remains untouched when burning a new firmware.This thread means that there is code in the bootloader for reseting the EEPROM. Any chance of this getting activated? Or are there other options for reseting the EEPROM? Maybe this would work best as a menu option in the Arduino IDE.
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