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Re: [patch #8719] xbee programmer

From: David Sainty
Subject: Re: [patch #8719] xbee programmer
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 01:10:30 +1300

On Mon, 22 Nov 2021 at 02:41, Joerg Wunsch <j@uriah.heep.sax.de> wrote:

> As David Sainty wrote:
> > > Well, please add some kind of example and this explanation to the
> > > documentation.
> >  Yes, I can do that, probably tomorrow.
> Great!

What do you think about this?

Brutal criticism gratefully received :)

--- avrdude.1 (revision 1476)
+++ avrdude.1 (working copy)
@@ -531,6 +531,22 @@
 .Em Troubleshooting
 entry in the detailed documentation for examples.
+For the XBee programmer the target MCU is to be programmed wirelessly over
+ZigBee mesh using the XBeeBoot bootloader.  The ZigBee 64-bit address for
+target MCU's own XBee device must be supplied as a 16-character hexadecimal
+value as a
+.Ar port
+prefix, followed by the
+.Ql @
+character, and the serial device to connect to a second directly
+XBee device associated with the same mesh (with a default baud rate of
+This may look similar to:
+.Pa 0013a20000000001@/dev/tty.serial .
+For diagnostic purposes, if the target MCU with an XBeeBoot bootloader is
+connected directly to the serial port, the 64-bit address field can be
+omitted.  In this mode the default baud rate will be 19200.
 For programmers that attach to a serial port using some kind of
 higher level protocol (as opposed to bit-bang style programmers),
 .Ar port
@@ -1100,7 +1116,24 @@
 (chip erase), rather than entire chip.
 Only applicable to TPI devices (ATtiny 4/5/9/10/20/40).
+.It Ar xbee
+Extended parameters:
+.Bl -tag -offset indent -width indent
+.It Ar xbeeresetpin=<1..7>
+Select the XBee pin DIO<1..7> that is connected to the MCU's
+line.  The programmer needs to know which DIO pin to use to reset into the
+bootloader.  The default (3) is the DIO3 pin (XBee pin 17), but some
+commercial products use a different XBee pin.
+The remaining two necessary XBee-to-MCU connections are not selectable -
+XBee DOUT pin (pin 2) must be connected to the MCU's
+.Ql RXD
+line, and the XBee DIN pin (pin 3) must be connected to the MCU's
+.Ql TXD
 .Bl -tag -offset indent -width /dev/ppi0XXX
 .It Pa /dev/ppi0

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