I admit I love these threads they never get old
As do I, because of 2 reasons:
No one ever produces proof of said brick system
And if your system just bricked are you coming to the forums or are you going to be on the phone with some Customer Support?
I kudo these guys for living in world where they think no one will ask themselves these 2 questions when reading their story.
my ps3 just went black when i was downloading the update
They do that during the install...they'll just get to 70% during the install, go black, and restart with new FW on them.