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atop8918

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Re: Linux based Midnite firmware updater
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2015, 08:17:45 AM »
I'm such a geek -- I run my pi headless. Actually more just because I'm CHEAP.

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Re: Linux based Midnite firmware updater
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2015, 04:25:30 PM »
Andrew,
What IDE are you and Mario using for software development for Classic and KID cpus ?
Is it hosted on Win* and /or Linux ?

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Re: Linux based Midnite firmware updater
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2015, 03:14:47 AM »
Sorry, didn't understand "cpus"?

I think most of us use Windows-based tools though I've been using Gnu/Linux ones where possible. Eclipse is nice as an IDE because I can host whatever tools I want on it, including hosting them on another machine (like a windows box) and it runs equally well on Linux and Windows so there's really very little difference. I can even put my projects on an external drive and use whichever machine is closest to my dent in the sofa.

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Re: Linux based Midnite firmware updater
« Reply #18 on: December 09, 2015, 03:35:02 AM »
Sorry, didn't understand "cpus"?


CPU's  I think he meant.

We mainly use the IAR  IDE / compiler.
Mario has been using NXP/ARM Espresso, or is that Expresso ?

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Re: Linux based Midnite firmware updater
« Reply #19 on: December 11, 2015, 08:22:28 AM »
Duh, I'm an idiot.
Thanks boB!

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Re: Linux based Midnite firmware updater
« Reply #20 on: January 20, 2016, 02:05:46 AM »
Hey there, i'm looking for some help on using the Mac tool to update firmware. This post came up in search because it contains the exact error phrase i'm getting: "Error: Unable to import python serial module (pyserial)"...but it seems like y'all are operating well above my level.

I am NOT conversant in command-line stuff, just a technically-minded person with a mac, who doesn't mind using Terminal if necessary.

I installed Xcode, python 2.7.10, and pyserial from Macports, per the MNUpdate MAC Readme.txt file. Had to install Java at some point, too.
I don't see any errors in the text returned after executing any of those commands.
When i try to run the update script, it returns only that error message above, followed by "See README.txt for further information".

I'd be very grateful to anyone who can suggest what i should try next. I don't have access to any windows machines to update my firmware with.

Thanks!