New boot loaders for the WidgetBoards have been uploaded to both SVN and to the downloads area. The fuse settings have also been updated in the documentation. I’ve also integrated the Atmega328P version of the WidgetBoard into the Arduino development environment so please update your boards.txt with the one from SVN.
I have successfully re-compiled and re-flashed the firmware source to remove the console on ttyS0, as suspected the console attached to ttyS0 was the root of my problems, now avrdude will talk to the WidgetBoard! and here is my WidgetBoard booting my test blinky on ContikiOS as seen by the gateway ttyS0 now back to … Continue reading #WidgetMesh gateway now online!
I’ve had some mixed success with the serial port hack on the Airlive device since my previous post. After setting up the uclib development environment I have now successfully compiled avrdude so I can program the RFM12WidgetBoard located inside the device, however I had a couple of issues when trying to talk to the WidgetBoard. … Continue reading #WidgetMesh Gateway continued…
The WidgetMesh network development for the Widgets is now underway, the last couple of days I’ve been learning how everything fits together in Contiki OS, as far as drivers go and how they communicate with the upper stacks, lots of looking through existing code. I now have a reasonable idea of how things should work … Continue reading WidgetMesh Coordinator/Gateway Device
I’ve just committed my current progress on porting Contiki Operating System to the RFM12WidgetBoard to SVN. Serial working LED API implemented. Event timers now working. Added blinky example that demonstrates all of the above. Now compiling to 5166 bytes of flash and using 387 bytes of ram. Next step is SPI and RFM12B drivers!
I’m still alive…… Its been awhile between blog entries, unfortunately this is the busiest time of the year for me at work, the few months after the Australian financial year, projects are kicking off due to funding etc. There is however light at the end of the tunnel and I’m hoping to get back to … Continue reading Update;Yes I’m still here!