DS30 Compatible Loader

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DS30 Compatible Loader

Post by David Barker » Fri Jun 24, 2011 5:06 pm


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Post by be80be » Sun Jul 24, 2011 2:04 pm

I been really getting into using boot loaders . I'm working on a USB loader

Kind of like what miKro did with there startUSB. Any way the DS30 is nice loader.

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Post by Senacharim » Mon Jul 25, 2011 2:48 pm

I would LOVE to find some nice, small, easy to use bootloader code... I'll be watching that topic closely.

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Post by Jerry Messina » Mon Jul 25, 2011 5:25 pm

I would LOVE to find some nice, small, easy to use bootloader code
I think it depends on your definition of small, and how you want to interface to it.

For a serial port loader, DS30 is pretty reasonable.

Most of the USB ones I've seen are much bigger. The MikroE StartUSB is about 6700 bytes, and the Microchip HID loader is about 4K. There are some smaller open-source ones out there like Diolan which only take 2K.

There's a Swordfish version of the Microchip HID loader in the USB v1.4 stack sources I posted, but it's pretty much the same size as the Mchip one.

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Post by Senacharim » Mon Jul 25, 2011 6:15 pm

USB bootloader would have to be huge as it must accomodate an entire USB stack in order to be functional...

For everything I've made, serial-port loading is perfect.
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