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Aug 22, 2009, 04:55 am
I have an atmega8.I have been trying to make the older arduino board but during my trials I bricked 5 atmega 8 chips.
1)How to upload the bootloader (board to work at 8Mhz internal oscillator)
Please tell me a step by ste process.
2)How shall I upload sketched without using the bootloader.
(I have looked at some pages in arduino website but could not get it working).
My frustration only grows with each atmega 8 that I brick.
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Aug 22, 2009, 04:44 pm
It sounds like a fuse setting problem, if the fuse is set for external crystal and you have none wired then the chip has no way to excute code.
Sep 02, 2009, 04:51 am
google todbot blog and look for a post about creating a minimal arduino on a breadboard - he's using atmegas and i think he burns a bootloader.
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Sep 07, 2009, 05:20 am
What kind of programmer are you using?