I have installed the QFE2 and the new software from GHI’s site.
however in the end of the installation when i am selecting the option to update my spider. I am getting a message saying cant connect to mainboard follow manual steps at
I tried to follow the steps given on the above link but after i select all the hex files i get this error message (See pic).
Please advice me how to proceed.
Note. when i tried the hex files from the 4.1 version folder i did not get and error and I was able to successfully upload the firmware, but the 4.2 is giving me trouble.
copy the hex files to a temp folder with no signature files and try to load them. Does it work?
When you did manual steps, you did enter GHI loader, use E to erase all, loaded tinybooter from 4.2 folder and then trying to load firmware from 4.2 folder?
Gus i did not erase the previous firmware.
Do you want me to erase and then update the firmware?
I tried erasing it using MFdeploy and updating the firmware. still no luck
You need GHI loader erase. Not tinybooter. That is the E command and then load tinybooter using X command. Have you done this?
Sorry Gus I am still new at this.
I downloaded the tera term but when i am creating a new connection. my serial option is disabled. as in the pic.
That is because you do not have the serial port. Flip the 3 switches (not 2 but 3) and check what you see under device manager.
Gus I changed laptop and downloaded the teraterm again. I was able to follow the steps to upload the “TinyBooter.GHI” using the File > Transfer > XMODEM > Send…
After that. when i check it in mf deploy i cannot see my device…
there is nothing when i select the usb option.
I was able to update it . Now let me test it with a sample application.
ok now new. Problem while deploying my application i get and error saying.
Error 1 Device not found or cannot be opened - USB:Gadgeteer
I have a simple 2 lines of code for multicolored LED.
in my T35 I see
Waiting for Debug comands…
ok good. You can select your device (will be EMX_EMX) from configuration in your project or use the updater this time, which will change the device name to “gadgeteer”.
I recommend you use the “spider updater” and make sure you run the updater from NETMF 4.2 not 4.1 C:\Program Files (x86)\GHI Electronics\GHI Premium NETMF v4.2 SDK\Firmware Update
its working now. thanks Gus for all the help and support.