Design, Build, Test, Iterate

Archive for November, 2010

Global constructor bug in GCC 4.5.1

I’ve recently returned to programming my Seeeduino Mega (ATmega1280) for my tricopter. Yesterday I discovered that every time I included serial code in the sketch, the sketch seemed to freeze as if it was not running the loop(). After several hours, I identified the source of the bug to be in the gcc-avr compiler that […]

Bunnybot: Weeks 1–2

Nov. 8, 2010 Bunnybot season has officially started! We have six weeks to build. Surprised to find out I am Co-Program Manager with Lipi. I hope that, at least on the outside, we will lead this team to victory. To do so, however, we will need to maintain a strong sense of why, how, and […]