I am trying to make an Arduino Uno act as an external programmer for an ATmega32 and ATmega 8. I couldn't succeed, I used connections as given at Using an Arduino as an AVR ISP and Arduino Uno as an ISP programmer and followed the steps.
I used an external 12MHz crystal with the chip to be programmed then I connected XTAL2 of Arduino Uno with XTAL1 of chip to be programmed. The programmer is working but it's not showing the proper device ID. Can anybody help me?