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Week in (p)review: June 20, 2010

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Here’s some highlights from the past week, in case you missed them: The Bus Pirate PIC programmer has rescued a couple more Logic Sniffers. No problems have been reported so far. Pirate-loader is an application that loads firmware updates into the Bus Pirate. We got it to compile with MinGW...

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Intro to MinGW: Compile pirate-loader

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

MinGW is a Windows port of the open source GCC compiler. It will compile native Windows executables from C, C++, and a few other languages. In this post we document our experience compiling the pirate-loader bootloader application. Pirate-loader, originally written for Microsoft Visual C, is a C program that uploads...

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Bus Pirate support in Windows Flashrom port

Friday, January 8th, 2010

Flashrom is an open source utility for working with flash storage chips. It supports a bunch of flash chips commonly used on motherboards to hold the system BIOS. biosflasher (Carl-Daniel Hailfinger) recently added Bus Pirate support to Flashrom. Now pgeorgi has released a Windows port of Flashrom with Bus Pirate...

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  • Pekka Akselin: This is ridiculous!? :-) We are back at 256(!) byte EPROMs that needed multiple, a handful, of voltages to run! :-(
  • KH: Let's try a back-of-envelope calc balancing energies. From MCP1700 datasheet, there are graphs for a 200mA load step. Estimate the energy shortfall as 12uJ. Say...
  • Daniel: It's been a week and my comment is still awaiting moderation. Apparently the CIA doesn't want their involvement known?
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