hi i hav problem bootloading my arduino serial board which was available @ http://arduino.cc/en/Main/ArduinoBoardSerialSingleSided3
i have ethched the PCB and assembled... and in arduino software, in the board selection list, i dont find this board.
when i upload some program its showing the error
avrdude: stk500_getsync(): not in sync: resp=0x30
avrdude: stk500_disable(): protocol error, expect=0x14, resp=0x51
do i need to bootload... what is bootloader ? why is it necessary ? i have a USB AVR PROGRAMER. so with this can i bootload it ? pls help me