Using FTDI Debug to replace serial port

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bitcrazehans
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Using FTDI Debug to replace serial port

Post by bitcrazehans » Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:10 am

Hi, I broke my serial port by accident, can I use the FTDI Debug section instead? can I use that for firmware flashing and communication with the laptop?
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Re: Using FTDI Debug to replace serial port

Post by arnaud » Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:15 am

Hi,
It should be possible: the bootloader works with this uart and can be used with the program "stm32flash" for example (it is available in Ubuntu).

There is a flag at the beginning of the Makefile to enable all prints to the FTDI cable, we where using that before getting the USB serial to work.

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