[time-nuts] Prologix GPIB-USB Controllerfirmwareupdate-version4.60

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Jun 10 17:04:57 EDT 2007

In message <PKEGJHPHLLBACEOICCBJOELMOIAA.jmiles at pop.net>, "John Miles" writes:

>I may try to do that with this 4.6 update, actually... we'll see if I can
>free up enough time to understand how the boot loader protocol works.  It's
>a little scary because the potential exists to brick other people's
>hardware, and even the standard firmware-update process seems more than a
>little flaky to me.

I just completed an update to 4.60 (running avrdude on it's native FreeBSD
even) and it worked just fine.

The new ++read is a big improvement for stubbornly standards compliant
hardware like the 6626A.

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