What does everybody think about this proposed solution?
I keep my files on another machine and have a simple script that mounts the file system, compiles it and downloads it with ino and then un-mounts the file system.
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The program I am using is called Ino, and I can edit, compile, and upload firmware directly from an ssh instance.
There was some minor hacks involved to get it to work, but it is spelled out in the readme file I keep on the firmware repo: https://github.com/starno/Ino-Delta-Marlin It's not as nice as being able to access it from Octoprint directly, but the ability to keep an instance of firmware local to each machine on each machine has been a real game changer for me.
Most computer peripherals, including printers, contain an on-board chip that stores a small program that governs basic device functionality.
Collectively, the chip and its program are referred to as firmware.
Printer manufacturers occasionally release firmware updates, and they are designed to improve performance, add functionality or fix known bugs.
Keeping your company printers updated with the latest firmware keeps the units running optimally.
As far as technology goes, I'm usually the first person to update to the latest firmware.
Whether it's my mobile phone, television or laptop, I always like to have the latest version available regardless of how minute the improvements are.
Before reinstalling any printer drivers, it is best to remove any printer drivers that were previously installed, not doing so can cause problems that prevent the computer from communicating with the printer.
To uninstall previous printer drivers: Note: When looking for Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7 drivers for your printer and it is not listed as having any, some or all of the printer's functionality may still be available using Compatibility Mode as a means to install printer drivers from a past version of Windows.
However, there are a few reasons that not all firmware updates might be seen as firmware 'upgrades'...