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Where and when does firmware of a device run?

Does firmware of a device run in the device or the device's controller? When does firmware of a device run? Does it run if and only if the cpu sends commands and/or data to the device's controller? ...
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What level of a computer system does firmware run on?

In the following levels of a computer system, on which level does firmware (e.g. BIOS) run? I guess: BIOS doesn't depend on OS, so it must run on some level lower than level 3. BIOS is written in ...
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Customer ask firmware source file

Recently my company was asked by a customer to develop a control board that includes firmware and PCB layout development. After finishing development the customer will buy the control boards at ...
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How to test the same software on all products in a product line?

In my team we have been working on a firmware for a product. The product was released some years ago but we still implement new features in the firmware and regularly provide a new firmware for our ...
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Belkin device runs Linux, how can I create my own custom firmware for it? [closed]

The Belkin N300 F9K1002 firmware is located here. It does not appear to be encrypted. How can I upload my own custom Linux firmware to this device. How would I go about hacking it?
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Is Embedded Engineer and Firmware Engineer the same Job? [closed]

I'm looking to steer my career of Computer Scientist a little more into robotics. I've been analyzing and junior embedded positions might be a good opportunity to start. However, searching through ...
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Common name of the firmware that can test product board [closed]

This may be silly to ask. Consider the internal circuit board of any electronic device (cell phone, for example) driven by a micro-controller, also on the same board. I'm about to write a firmware ...