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by techydude
Sun Sep 22, 2013 5:42 am
Forum: Goldilocks
Topic: Goldilocks support
Replies: 15
Views: 12332

Re: Goldilocks support

Hi guys,
Sorry for being so uncommunicado lately, been tied up with other things. But will have time to look at Goldilocks again this week.
Anthony.
by techydude
Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:10 am
Forum: Goldilocks
Topic: Goldilocks support
Replies: 15
Views: 12332

Re: Goldilocks support

I use a terminal that has history, so use the up arrow or similar to get the !!! ready, then the right technique is to hold thumb on 1284p reset and finger on Enter with that !!! already typed. That should get the best success. Your recommended term app requires compilation (sigh - don't get me sta...
by techydude
Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:49 pm
Forum: Goldilocks
Topic: Goldilocks support
Replies: 15
Views: 12332

Re: Goldilocks support

thanks Phillip, i discovered Homebrew, "the missing OS X package manager", and with that was able to get avrdude 5.11.1 without breaking a sweat (i have no experience compiling my own apps/utils on desktop OS systems). then with that, i've had "intermittent success" getting the bootloader to respond...
by techydude
Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:00 am
Forum: Goldilocks
Topic: Goldilocks support
Replies: 15
Views: 12332

Re: Goldilocks support

hey Jon, thanks. Phillip's reference to /dev/ttyACM0 for connecting to the bootloader is just the different way the Linux kernel refers to USB serial devices compared to the MacOS X kernel. Just follow his instructions but use "/dev/tty.usbmodemfd121" (in your case) in place of /dev/ttyACM0. I'm rea...
by techydude
Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:28 pm
Forum: Goldilocks
Topic: Goldilocks support
Replies: 15
Views: 12332

Re: Goldilocks support

thanks for your reply, Philip, all Mac here. tho i've got Win7 in a VM if necessary, but that makes me break out in spots. i broke out my 2nd Goldilocks, & am getting identical results, so 99% this is environmental :-( so i rebooted & repeated tests. no change. before & after plugging in Goldilocks,...
by techydude
Sat Aug 31, 2013 3:28 pm
Forum: Goldilocks
Topic: Goldilocks support
Replies: 15
Views: 12332

Re: Goldilocks support

hi guys, finally got a chance to play with Goldilocks today. at first nothing happened when trying to upload a sketch - eventually i worked that out to be a borked microUSB cable (the one that came with it) - seems 3 of the 5 pins didn't survive the first insertion the other day where I checked that...