as said i have added a 120 ohm resistor between the reset pin and the 5 v supply.. i have selected the board as atmega nano/atmega 328... i uploaded the avrisp sketch
i did not get the heartbeat pattern.. i got this error "avrdude: Yikes! Invalid device signature. Double check connections and try again, or use -F to override this check."
i did not get the heartbeat pattern..
the signature of my atmega 168 ( the one to be bootloaded is 0x1e 0x94 0x0b . the error message shows up: "avrdude: Expected signature for ATMEGA328P is 1E 95 0F