Updating Netduino Firmware
Ensuring that your Netduino has the latest firmware means that it will be up to date with the current Netduino-specific .NET Micro Framework runtime. Additionally, unless your Netduino has the latest firmware, you may have issues deploying your application to it.
Instructions are OS specific:
Download the latest Netduino firmware files from the downloads page. You’ll need the
ER_FLASHfiles for your specific Netduino model.
Launch MFDeploy. MFDeploy is installed as part of the Netduino NetMF SDK.
USBfrom the device selection area, and then your device from the drop down to the right of that:
In the Image File area, click the Browse button and navigate to the folder that has the
Tinybooterfiles, select them, and click Open:
Click the Deploy button to deploy the files.
After it’s done deploying, the console output should have something similar to the following:
While your Netduino is unplugged, hold down the button and then plug it in, to put it into DFU Bootloader Mode:
- Launch the Netduino Mac Deploy (available from the downloads page):
- Click the
Install Firmwarebutton, firmware should install:
Manual Installation of Firmware from .hex or .s19 files
The Mac Firmware tool also enables manual firmware deployment:
- Follow steps 1 & 2 above.
- Click the
Choosebutton, and select either the
Deployand it should deploy the firmware: