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tonyn21
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Programing failed

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Hello,

Just got cf2.1 brand new but when updating firmware to 2020.02, I get Status: Programing falied. This occurs during "writing buffer to stm32"

Edit: updating firmware through cfclient on ubuntu 18.04
tobias
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Re: Programing failed

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Very strange, never seen this really. Could you take a screen shot? Does it happen at the same moment every time?
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Re: Programing failed

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I am trying to flash the firmware again but am now having trouble getting into bootloader mode. But to answer your question, yes it occurs at the exact same moment every time, even if I switch to a different cf

I tried flashing firmware to my old cf2.0 and it works fine.
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Re: Programing failed

Post by tobias »

You might have to "cold" boot to the bootloader. Thus start from a powerless state, hold the button and then connect the battery.

What version of the cflib are you using? There was this issue but it did not happen all the time. The fix should be in the latest 0.1.9 cf-lib release.

If that doesn't fix it you could try to do a dfu update of the STM32 to rule out any flash-memory problems.
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