Monday, 2017-02-06

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mithroThe PIC firmware on the TOFE LowSpeedIO board is the same one and can do 11520000:18
mithroAnd we could get rid of the switch stuff by just having two serial ports00:19
mithroshenki: just need to figure out the SPI flash part and we could replace the PIC firmware00:21
shenkimithro: okay00:23
shenkimithro: what kind of programmer do i need for the pic?00:23
mithroI'm pretty sure it has the HID bootloader on it00:24
mithroI also have a PICKit300:24
shenkihow do i get it into the bootloader?00:25
tpbTitle: PIC Firmware · timvideos/HDMI2USB-TOFE-LowSpeedIO Wiki · GitHub (at
tpbTitle: HDMI2USB-TOFE-LowSpeedIO/firmware at firmware · timvideos/HDMI2USB-TOFE-LowSpeedIO · GitHub (at
tpbTitle: HDMI2USB-TOFE-LowSpeedIO/firmware/mphidflash at firmware · timvideos/HDMI2USB-TOFE-LowSpeedIO · GitHub (at
shenkiuses a proprietary compiler?00:27
mithroYeah, ran out of time to port to sdcc00:34
shenkiok. this would be a good task for someone more familair with pics and their toolchain00:34
shenkidid you see i got a LED python module working?00:34
mithroNot yet00:35
shenkithe video is in the hangout00:35
shenkithe api isn't great00:39
shenkii suspect we want something common to all boards in upy land for doing leds00:40
shenkii was teaching myself how to do a module00:40
shenkinext up is 7-segment00:40
mithroI think katharos wanted to give that a go00:52
katharosSure, but I can't just hold the lock forever00:52
mithroshenki: want to try getting a file system stuff going?00:53
katharosit's ok, I can find something else to contribute00:53
mithroWe need to get the sdcard going00:53
katharostbh I don't even know where to start and I'm still getting my head around everything00:53
shenkiyeah i can do the sd card thing00:54
mithroDid Florent share the stuff he was getting working with key200:55
mithroApparently qemu stuff to00:55
tpbTitle: sdcard_test/ at master · enjoy-digital/sdcard_test · GitHub (at
shenkiok. what does it do?00:59
mithroNot sure :-P01:00
mithroI think it let's you read the contents of a sdcard01:00
shenkii don't think we need any special gateware to do a sdcard as we don't need high performance01:03
shenki(as in, if there was lots of data we might want a sd card controller that does dma and stuff)01:03
mithroIt would be nice to be able to load firmware from sdcard01:07
shenkimithro: do you have plans for how to make the firmware modular or specific to the platform?01:16
shenkimithro: the hdmi2usb doesn't fit once i added the CAS stuff, so i just disabled building it01:16
mithroNot really, although we probably want the CAS stuff in the HDMI2USB to01:18
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