Yesterday I bricked my new Leica M11 while attempting to instal the new 184.108.40.206 firmware update. I tackled the job in the tried and tested old-fashioned manner, using a downloaded file on a newly formatted SD card.
All went well until the camera switched off and then came back to life to take one automatic and unwanted photograph. This out-of-focus snap remained frozen on the screen and nothing I could do would return the M11 to life. Minor panic ensued, especially after all the dire warnings of not following the procedure carefully.
He told me to remove the SD card, delete the firmware file and reinsert the empty card. It worked. All was then well, the camera is now working.
This is clearly some temporary bug in the upgrade process. But it’s good to know that it is so easily corrected.
I don’t know if this problem is present when upgrading via the Fotos app, a new feature of the M11, but I suspect not. If anyone has tried it and discovered a problem, please let us know.
If you wish to upgrade your firmware to 220.127.116.11 use this link.
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