[C.CC USERS] Compiler erorrs.

Sam Ducksworth sducksworth at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 15:54:59 BST 2010


Hi Jon,

The jEdit uploads fail after loading the firmware with BBC. Is the
source code available to v0.9.1?

Thanks,

--samd

On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 1:23 PM, Jon Simpson <me at jonsimpson.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi Sam,
>
> On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 4:47 PM, Sam Ducksworth <sducksworth at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was finally able to download programs to the RCX using the workaround below:
>
> Sorry for not getting back to you sooner - I'd been gathering the kit
> together to try out that version of the RCX code. I have uniformly
> only used USB towers with the port, so it wouldn't surprise me to
> learn that there's something up with the version of `firmdl' (the
> software which knows how to send srec's to the RCX via the tower)
> we're shipping when used with serial towers.
>
> Essentially the jEdit plugin runs firmdl with different flags to do
> the things you're doing with BCC. Since you reported that the download
> firmware option in jEdit seemed to work, that would seem to suggest
> the failure with firmdl isn't total. Does uploading program code from
> jEdit still fail after you've uploaded firmware to the brick from BCC?
>
> The rest of the workflow looks standard for the brick - the
> inconsistency in chirping on pressing the prgrm button is a little
> strange, the 'upload beacon' (little triangle thing at the side)
> should show when the brick is ready to receive code too..
>
> I'll look into getting hold of a serial tower and a windows computer
> with a serial port this week to see if I can see anything obvious. The
> reports of problems are really helpful though.
>
> Cheers,
> Jon
>




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