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Re: dead bootloader?

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  • hallmorg
    I guess I resolved my problem with the bootloader. Although I couldn t find it anywhere, setting hyperterm to Xon/Xoff for flow control seemed to do the
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 29, 2006
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      I guess I resolved my problem with the bootloader. Although I
      couldn't find it anywhere, setting hyperterm to Xon/Xoff for flow
      control seemed to do the trick. This was under Win XP, if that makes
      a difference.


      --- In picpac@yahoogroups.com, "hallmorg" <hallmorg@...> wrote:
      >
      > Greetings,
      >
      > After reading some of the other posts I'm wondering if I've got a dead
      > bootloader. I'm trying to help a friend set up an Igate for weather.
      > He bought the picpac assembled and hopefully tested.
      >
      > When I connect to hyperterm, configured for 19200, n81 and a 100ms
      > delay and reset or power on the picpac, I get "PICPAC" displayed in
      > the terminal window. Pressing button 1 or 2 get's me a 1 or a 2.
      > I've tried pressing 1&2 and the reset, but that doesn't always have a
      > result. When it does, the LCD doesn't display anything usefull. If I
      > hold button 1&2 and power on I'll get the top row filled with blocks
      > and the third row filled with blocks. Hitting "enter" does nothing.
      >
      > I've tried 2 different PCs, since it locked up my hyperterm on the PC
      > that had a USB to Serial converter. No go on either. I also tried
      > uploading decode1.hex, but without the 01 prompt, I don't think I've
      > ever actually got into bootloader mode.
      >
      > I'm stuck at this point unless someone has something more to suggest.
      > None of the other posts I've searched through had much to say. I
      > think it should be pretty simple and straight forward.
      >
      > Thanks,
      >
      > Morgan
      >
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