A. Terms, Definitions, and Abbreviations

For the purpose of this qualification, the terms, definitions and abbreviated terms from the ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 standards apply. Additional terms specific to the current qualification are listed below.

A.1. Definition of Terms

Known Problem

Ferrocene Known Problems contain the description and scope of the unwanted behavior, suggest workarounds, detection and mitigation strategies, and list the affected releases.

Linker driver

An external linker or system C compiler used to locate system-specific C libraries needed to link executables and shared libraries, before deferring control to the actual linker.

A.2. Abbreviated Terms


Automotive Safety Integrity Level


International Electrotechnical Commission


International Standard Organization


Tool Confidence Level