Mon Oct 15 15:15:52 EDT 2012



I can't do anything without proper debug tools, so that problem needs
to be solved first.  Since the final product is going to have USB, it
seems best to go with a bootloader and debug console built in.
Focusing on a single chuip would make things easier too.  It's nice to
play around with the smaller ones but the 18F2550 family will do just
fine for now.

With a bootloader there is the PK2 to program it and debug the
bootloader.  Remaining debugging could be done over USB, i.e. "inside
the OS".


Once a proper USB device is working, this can also be used as a

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