[RANT] EX-PARROT (Was:False Beeprog. AGAIN.
paulkoning at comcast.net
Tue Jun 23 14:49:50 CDT 2015
> On Jun 23, 2015, at 3:47 PM, Sean Conner <spc at conman.org> wrote:
> It could be due to an unforseen situation not considered by the designers.
> Several years ago a friend of mine bricked at CAR (BMW I believe---it was a
> high end German car in any case). He was updating the firmware on the car
> when the power cut out, leaving the firmware in an inconsistent state. The
> fix required an engineer from Germany to fly to the US ...
> -spc (Some things you just don't think about … )
True. But any designer who implements firmware update without considering the possibility of power failure is not qualified for the job.
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