Aaron Mason <simplersolut...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Fri, May 15, 2020 at 3:39 AM Nick Holland > <n...@holland-consulting.net> wrote: > > > > On 2020-05-14 11:08, i...@aulix.com wrote: > > > > I actually had Adaptec give me a firmware update with a time bomb in > > it, and didn't bother to tell me that after X days, it would brick my > > adapter and prevent me from updating/downdating it. If it had been > > stored in RAM, I might have been able to recover it, but since it was > > flashed into EEPROM and prevented the machine from booting, the card > > had to be replaced...and my customer had an outage. > > Apropos of nothing, that saga is worth reading in full: > > Episode 4: A New Flaw - http://marc.info/?l=openbsd-misc&m=125783114503531&w=2 > Episode 5: The Firmware Strikes Back: > http://marc.info/?l=openbsd-misc&m=126775051500581&w=2 > Episode 6: Return of the Vendor: > http://marc.info/?l=openbsd-misc&m=128779369427908&w=2
NO. it is completely UNRELATED to the subject which is about fw_update fw_update does NOT update controller firmware on that device.