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Eagle boot serial Example

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Boot Loader-Serial (boot-serial)

Compatibility Eagle 50, 50E, 100

Bootstrapping is a technique by which a simple program activates a more complicated system of programs. In the start up process , a small program, initializes and tests the hardware, peripherals and external memory devices are connected, then loads a program from one of them and passes control to it, thus allowing the loading of larger programs. The boot loader program's only job is to load other data and programs which are then executed from RAM.

This examples shows how to update the boot loader firmware over the Serial interface.