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Andy Neil
09/03/05 02:39
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Basingstoke
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#100516 - Next step
Responding to: Andy Neil's previous message
You next step should be to start a simple serial IO project - just serial IO, no PWM, nothing else.
(probably also start a new thread - with a reference back to this one).

Start with something really simple that just configures the UART (baud rate, etc) and sends a simple message such as "Hello, World!" - don't try interrupts yet, just send 1 character, wait for TI, send the next character, etc...
I wouldn't even try to do it in a loop at this stage.

Run this on a simulator, and you should see the message come up in the simulated serial output.

Connect this to a PC and hypoterminal (or whatever) - if you see the message correctly, you know that you have the UART configured correctly, and all your hardware & cables are working.

Once this is working, be sure to save this project so that you can go back to it if everything goes terribly wrong later...

Now, take a look at that interrupt-driven serial code I found earlier (or some other example, if you prefer):
http://www.8052.com/forum/read.phtml?id=100452

Adapt your initial project to use this interrupt-driven interface to send the message; Simulate; Test in-target.

Again, save this project once it's working.

Now, try making it wait for a receied character (via the interrupt stuff) before sending the message.
Simulate; Test in-target; Save the project.

Now you could try a crude performance test:
Have your main loop wait for received characters(via the interrupt stuff); each time it receives a character, have it transmit that character straight back again (also via the interrupt stuff).
Now, anything you type at hypoterminal you should see echoed straight back.
Take you receive & transmit wires, and connect them to separate COM: ports on your PC (or separate PCs, if you don't have multiple COM: ports):
COM1:  Tx ---------------> 8051 Rx
                              |
                              |
                              V
                             your
                             code
                              |
                              |
                              V
COM2: Rx <---------------- 8051 Tx
Now, anything you type at the hypoterminal on COM1: (say) should appear on the hypoterminal on COM2:.

Type suffifient characters to check that your buffer wrap-around is working.

Now you can test the performance by sending a file from COM1: to COM2:, then use the PC to compare the two files - you don't want to see any missing or corrupted bytes!



List of 85 messages in thread
TopicAuthorDate
Laser system serial port com      Jeff Corr      09/02/05 01:25      
   MHz?      Oliver Sedlacek      09/02/05 01:32      
      11.059      Jeff Corr      09/02/05 01:54      
         also...      Jeff Corr      09/02/05 01:55      
   Even more... anybody got any ideas?      Jeff Corr      09/02/05 02:30      
      Values in      Anders Sandström      09/02/05 02:58      
   text???      Jan Waclawek      09/02/05 03:14      
      thanks so far      Jeff Corr      09/02/05 05:29      
         Back to basics      Andy Neil      09/02/05 05:53      
         Oh, come on...      Andy Neil      09/02/05 06:45      
      "Program" or "Code?"      Andy Neil      09/02/05 11:01      
   Oh dear...      Andy Neil      09/02/05 03:57      
   Fundamental Comms Problem      Andy Neil      09/02/05 04:05      
   Serial Code - Doomed!      Andy Neil      09/02/05 04:23      
      this is getting ridiculous      Erik Malund      09/02/05 06:13      
         learning process      Jan Waclawek      09/02/05 06:21      
            oh well      Erik Malund      09/02/05 06:54      
               agreed - waiting for the real stuff :-)      Jan Waclawek      09/02/05 06:58      
            cart before horse      Andy Neil      09/02/05 07:03      
               weekend approaching?      Jan Waclawek      09/02/05 07:34      
                  sure we can, but then why do you say the      Erik Malund      09/02/05 07:55      
   this belong in the chat, but since it is      Erik Malund      09/02/05 11:07      
      hrm      Jeff Corr      09/02/05 12:10      
         make an effort do not "whip up some code      Erik Malund      09/02/05 13:36      
            facts & emotions      Jan Waclawek      09/02/05 14:50      
               k      Jeff Corr      09/02/05 15:29      
                  Good luck with the 430's      Russell Bull      09/02/05 18:20      
                     int      Jeff Corr      09/02/05 18:44      
                        Slight misconception.      Andy Neil      09/03/05 02:13      
                           Next step      Andy Neil      09/03/05 02:39      
         -1 provocative troll      Terry Lingle      09/02/05 17:25      
            read      Jeff Corr      09/02/05 18:50      
               which derivative?      Jan Waclawek      09/03/05 07:20      
                  dallas      Jeff Corr      09/04/05 00:37      
                     DS89C420      Jan Waclawek      09/04/05 03:55      
                        system im using      Jeff Corr      09/04/05 08:49      
                           int      Jeff Corr      09/04/05 09:28      
                              Process      Andy Neil      09/05/05 00:04      
                                 Why do you persist      Erik Malund      09/06/05 09:02      
                              2 byte protocol      Robert Revens      09/05/05 03:24      
                                 Intersting, but...      Andy Neil      09/05/05 04:50      
                                    very interesting      Jeff Corr      09/05/05 19:33      
                                       How to proceed      Andy Neil      09/06/05 00:02      
                     a problem and a suggestion      Erik Malund      09/06/05 09:00      
   Problems many & varied      Russell Bull      09/05/05 20:46      
      Begin at the beginning!      Andy Neil      09/05/05 23:59      
         started again      Jeff Corr      09/06/05 00:31      
            Re: started again      Hans Van Pelt      09/06/05 01:07      
               ah crap.      Jeff Corr      09/06/05 01:18      
                  ah my eyes!      Hans Van Pelt      09/06/05 01:36      
                     continued..      Jeff Corr      09/06/05 01:47      
                        Second UART      Hans Van Pelt      09/06/05 01:58      
                           int vector      Jeff Corr      09/06/05 02:33      
                              Look at the datasheet !      Steve M. Taylor      09/06/05 02:37      
                                 yup      Jeff Corr      09/06/05 03:37      
            serial port 1 interrupt vector      Jan Waclawek      09/06/05 02:06      
               okay      Jeff Corr      09/06/05 02:41      
                  Still not OK      Hans Van Pelt      09/06/05 03:18      
                     ISR reset      Jeff Corr      09/06/05 03:41      
                  take rest      Jan Waclawek      09/06/05 03:18      
                     rest........      Jeff Corr      09/06/05 03:43      
                        STOP      Steve M. Taylor      09/06/05 04:07      
                        just to be sure...      Jan Waclawek      09/06/05 04:09      
                           man int triggering      Jeff Corr      09/06/05 05:48      
            Craig, please remove this thread this is      Erik Malund      09/06/05 09:05      
               Request        Craig Steiner      09/06/05 09:16      
   num      Jeff Corr      09/06/05 07:32      
      again      Jan Waclawek      09/06/05 07:57      
         Thanks ALOT Jan !!      Jeff Corr      09/06/05 11:11      
            works, so now do the reading      Jan Waclawek      09/06/05 14:46      
               serial port int      Jeff Corr      09/07/05 20:41      
                  transmit      Jan Waclawek      09/07/05 23:15      
                     transmit      Jeff Corr      09/08/05 08:53      
                        Oh dear      Donald Catto      09/09/05 09:55      
                           I dont give up.      Jeff Corr      09/09/05 16:22      
                              er      Steve M. Taylor      09/09/05 17:31      
                                 brains?      Jeff Corr      09/10/05 08:19      
                                    Or lack thereof...      Donald Catto      09/12/05 06:45      
                              Persistance is a virtue      Russell Bull      09/09/05 17:39      
                                 basics      Jeff Corr      09/10/05 08:22      
   updated      Jeff Corr      09/14/05 18:48      
      Solve i problem at a time      Russell Bull      09/15/05 01:44      
   one more problem knocked down      Jeff Corr      09/16/05 00:32      
      PWM spoiled by Rx      Jan Waclawek      09/16/05 03:51      
         lines      Jeff Corr      09/16/05 13:45      

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