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Board generic (platform esp8266, package esp8266) is unknown #1514

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kapilpawar opened this Issue Jan 27, 2016 · 10 comments

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kapilpawar commented Jan 27, 2016

i am using ARDUINO UNO and ESP8266 V1.

my board setting like this.

board : generic esp8266 module.
programmer : AVRISP mkII

while i upload my code then i get the error.

Board generic (platform esp8266, package esp8266) is unknown
Error compiling.

please help me
thanks in advance

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EduardUA Jan 27, 2016

I had this error when I used a version Arduino IDE 1.6.7. In version 1.6.5 all good.

EduardUA commented Jan 27, 2016

I had this error when I used a version Arduino IDE 1.6.7. In version 1.6.5 all good.

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may the same as #1377, #1387
try to delete the 2.0.0 and rc2 folder, and then install the rc2 new.

https://github.com/esp8266/Arduino#installing-with-boards-manager

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Links2004 commented Jan 27, 2016

may the same as #1377, #1387
try to delete the 2.0.0 and rc2 folder, and then install the rc2 new.

https://github.com/esp8266/Arduino#installing-with-boards-manager

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HaD the same error. Intuitively did the same as Links2004 suggested. Works for me.

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tuxedo0801 commented Feb 2, 2016

HaD the same error. Intuitively did the same as Links2004 suggested. Works for me.

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SunboX Apr 15, 2016

On Mac OS X, the folder is located at
/Users/$USER/Library/Arduino15/packages/esp8266/hardware

SunboX commented Apr 15, 2016

On Mac OS X, the folder is located at
/Users/$USER/Library/Arduino15/packages/esp8266/hardware

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pspranav7 Jun 12, 2016

Check out step 5 of this Instructable ...
It will solve this problem.... :)

pspranav7 commented Jun 12, 2016

Check out step 5 of this Instructable ...
It will solve this problem.... :)

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kevin192291 Jul 29, 2017

Link is Broken :( what was it?

kevin192291 commented Jul 29, 2017

Link is Broken :( what was it?

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borhanreo Oct 24, 2017

I was face same problem. I fix that problem
Goto C:\Users"Your Username"\AppData\Local\Arduino15\packages\esp8266\hardware\esp8266
Now you will see two version. you need to old version then restart your arduino IDE.

borhanreo commented Oct 24, 2017

I was face same problem. I fix that problem
Goto C:\Users"Your Username"\AppData\Local\Arduino15\packages\esp8266\hardware\esp8266
Now you will see two version. you need to old version then restart your arduino IDE.

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ksrivasu Oct 26, 2017

i am using ARDUINO UNO and ESP8266

my board setting like this.

board : generic esp8266 module
Board esp8285 (platform esp8266, package esp8266) is unknown

Error compiling for board Generic ESP8285 Module.

ksrivasu commented Oct 26, 2017

i am using ARDUINO UNO and ESP8266

my board setting like this.

board : generic esp8266 module
Board esp8285 (platform esp8266, package esp8266) is unknown

Error compiling for board Generic ESP8285 Module.

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castor666 commented Nov 18, 2017

Thx! @borhanreo
greetings

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palivoda Mar 16, 2018

After boards update you need to restart IDE.
Check there is no previous version in ....\AppData\Local\Arduino15\packages\esp8266\hardware\esp8266

palivoda commented Mar 16, 2018

After boards update you need to restart IDE.
Check there is no previous version in ....\AppData\Local\Arduino15\packages\esp8266\hardware\esp8266

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