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Updating Software Question

Safir1

Member
Nov 13, 2020
5
2
California
Just updated to 2021.4.6 on our Y

Anybody know why a "software update" makes mechanical noise: motors, solenoids. And the lights flash in weird patterns.

Software alone would be digital, quiet. What's happening during an update download?
 

LNL_HUTZ

Member
Aug 3, 2020
300
237
San Francisco
Just updated to 2021.4.6 on our Y

Anybody know why a "software update" makes mechanical noise: motors, solenoids. And the lights flash in weird patterns.

Software alone would be digital, quiet. What's happening during an update download?
Elon is communicating with the alien mothership.
 

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