SWD programming for SAMD21G

swd arduino bootloader samd21g

Flash the Arduino bootloader on a bare SAMD21G micro-controller via the SWD programming.


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$ make --help # ensure make is installed

$ xcode-select -p # ensure XCocde CLI is installed

$ brew install openocd
$ openocd --help # ensure openocd is installed

$ git clone [email protected]:arduino/ArduinoCore-samd.git
$ cd ArduinoCore-samd/bootloaders/zero
$ make
$ ls bootloaders/zero/samd21_sam_ba.hex # ensure *.hex file is created

$ # flash the Arduino bootloader!
$ openocd -f interface/stlink-v2.cfg -c "set CHIPNAME at91samd21g18; set ENDIAN little; set CPUTAPID 0x0bc11477; source [find target/at91samdXX.cfg]" -c "init" -c "reset init" -c "load_image {/path/to/ArduinoCore-samd/bootloaders/zero/samd21_sam_ba.hex} 0 ihex" -c "verify_image {/path/to/ArduinoCore-samd/bootloaders/zero/samd21_sam_ba.hex} 0 ihex" -c "reset run" -c "exit"


Wire up the hardware accordingly

SWD programming for SAMD21G schematic