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May 16

No serial ports found

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Hi, I'm trying to update the firmware and have downloaded the relevant flash app and firmware file. When I run the flash command, however, no serial ports are found. I can't work out what the problem is, could anyone help? I'm using a Linux machine (Ubuntu 18.10)

 

$ chmod a+x flash

$ ./flash

No serial ports found

 

Thanks!

 

May 16

Hi Ella,

Have you put the device into programming mode Correctly? To confirm this, switch the switch to CUSTOM, after the prog pins have been shorted using the paper clip routine, the LEDs should stop flashing. This indicates programming mode.

Andy

Hi Andy,

Thanks for getting back to me so quickly.

I was actually only on Step 3 when I was getting that message as I was expecting the ports to be displayed then. Once the AudioMoth is plugged in and in programming mode I get this error:

 

$ ./flash -u /dev/ttyACM0 AudioMoth1.2.1.bin

ERROR: Could not open port

 

May 16

What do you get if you just type

./flash

And press enter?

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