Now we are into cars and planes

From: Steve Robertson <>
Date: Thu Mar 8 12:10:18 2001

>I know McDonnell-Douglas was testing the same thing for fighter planes.
>Most of the time they swap boards. They have developed test benches that
>test the boards. I remember that computers were swapped in the planes and
>then off you go. How would you survive a disk crash? It's interesting
>that were haven't yet heard of any computer virus problems with cars and

It's a matter of economics. It's a LOT cheaper to swap the boards in the
field than to troubleshoot them. Just send the boards to DEPO where they are
better equiped (skills and tools) to do component level repair.


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