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Using Arduino => Installation & Troubleshooting => Topic started by: morfeas1974 on Sep 11, 2019, 09:02 pm

Title: Issue download program with nodemcu
Post by: morfeas1974 on Sep 11, 2019, 09:02 pm
Hi, when i try to download ANY program i recaive this answer :


Board generic (platform esp8266, package esp8266) is unknown

Error compiling for board Generic ESP8266 Module.


with the following conficuration :

Arduino: 1.8.9 (Windows 10), Board: "Generic ESP8266 Module, 80 MHz, Flash, Disabled, All SSL ciphers (most compatible), ck, 26 MHz, 40MHz, DOUT (compatible), 512K (no SPIFFS), 2, nonos-sdk 2.2.1 (legacy), v2 Lower Memory, Disabled, None, Only Sketch, 115200"
Title: Re: Issue download program with nodemcu
Post by: pert on Sep 12, 2019, 01:47 am
The "Board ... is unknown" error occurs when a Boards Manager installation of a different version of a hardware package fails to completely uninstall the previous version. Here's how you solve it:

After doing that, the error should be fixed.


FYI, in the Arduino world, the correct term is "upload", not "download".
Title: Re: Issue download program with nodemcu
Post by: morfeas1974 on Sep 13, 2019, 09:32 pm
thanks for your support!!!!!!
Title: Re: Issue download program with nodemcu
Post by: pert on Sep 14, 2019, 10:55 am
You're welcome. I'm glad if I was able to be of assistance. Enjoy!
Per