[RANT]False Beeprog. AGAIN.
woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jun 23 15:21:39 CDT 2015
On 06/23/2015 03:13 PM, geneb wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Jun 2015, Johnny Billquist wrote:
>> On 2015-06-23 18:41, Alexandre Souza wrote:
>>>> But unless I misunderstood things, the software merely does a check if
>>>> the hardware looks sane, and if not it displays a message saying that
>>>> this is the wrong hardware, and it refuses to continue running.
>>> No Johnny. As I said, it bricks (renders inoperable) your hardware
>>> if it isn't original.
>> Yes. The software refuses to run, and just displays a message that you
>> are running on fake hardware.
>> Does that prevent you from loading some other software on said device?
>> How did you get the "broken" software on the device?
>> There is a difference between refusing to run, and trying to destroy
>> the hardware.
> He's mentioned more than once that this software BRICKS the device.
> When something is bricked, that means you might as well treat it like
> the stone kind for all the use you're going to get out of it from then on.
> It's dead, pushing up daisies, it's run down the curtain to the Choir
> Invisible. IT'S BRICKED.
Should he stick a fork in it?
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