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WAR1975
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Oct 4, 2020
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Hi, new Drop Alt owner here. Does anyone know what the latest/correct steps for configuring the LED lights on the keyboard are? The above steps are not working for me on my MacBook air. When I download the file from the configurator with my desired LED pattern, it downloads a file with a Bin.Cpgz extension. I get a 'command does not exist' message after replacing the File_Name syntax with the actual name of the file. Any help would be helpful.
Oct 4, 2020
Elbert
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Oct 6, 2020
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Did you follow the instructions for a Mac? Mac users:
  1. Download mdloader_mac and applet-flash-samd51j18a.bin and put them in the same folder. If downloading with Safari, mdloader_mac with have a .dms extension appended to it. This is fine.
  2. chmod u+x mdloader_mac to make it executable. (chmod u+x mdloader_mac.dms if downloaded from Safari)
Run mdloader_mac --first --download FILE_NAME --restart. If you downloaded with Mac Safari, run mdloader_mac.dms --first --download FILE_NAME --restart. Replace "FILE_NAME" with the filename of your compiled firmware.
Oct 6, 2020
WAR1975
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Oct 8, 2020
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Not sure if the syntax is correct.
Oct 8, 2020
Elbert
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Oct 8, 2020
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Please try with just mdloader_mac, omitting the .dms. Please also try with the latest release, as the applet filename has changed: https://github.com/Massdrop/mdloader/releases
Oct 8, 2020
WAR1975
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Oct 10, 2020
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So, I tried with my windows computer, and I was able to successfully execute it. However, now I'm not able to go to the preset patterns when I press FN + S. In addition, I can't seem to add another configuration without getting 'Windows.exe is not recognized as an internal or external command.' How can I fix this? Sorry for all the questions. It has been a pain trying to configure this.
Oct 10, 2020
Elbert
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Oct 10, 2020
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A custom LED configuration replaces the default patterns. Currently, you cannot have both. What is the exact command you are submitting? Are all 3 files (mdloader, applet file, and your downloaded configuration) all in the same directory? Are you navigating to said directory before trying to run mdloader?
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Oct 10, 2020
WAR1975
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Oct 10, 2020
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Hi Elbert, I was able to fix it and add the configuration that I wanted. I deleted all the file versions that downloaded and just re-downloaded everything and executed the syntax. It worked perfectly. Thanks for all your help!
Oct 10, 2020
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