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By sailerph, Member on 24th April 2012, 05:11 PM
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Stock 1.42 internal and cm7 on sd card. In order to boot to the sd card, I must have the power cord connected . Is there a way around this ? This is a 16 gb tablet. Thanks
 
 
24th April 2012, 05:16 PM |#2  
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Stock 1.42 internal and cm7 on sd card. In order to boot to the sd card, I must have the power cord connected . Is there a way around this ? This is a 16 gb tablet. Thanks

At this time, the community has not figured out a way around this. Fortunately, I am one of the lucky ones that always boots from SD just fine.

Currently, there is an experiment being done to try understand this problem better. However, there seems to be a lack of participation in the project. If you would like to contribute, go here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1608683
25th April 2012, 06:49 PM |#3  
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Prepare an sdcard that you can boot into cwm.
Make sure adb shell can run onto Nook Tablet.
After you do that post here.
26th April 2012, 04:52 PM |#6  
as a quick way, you can pull the battery connector from the back of the unit. I demonstrated this on XDATV Nook Tablet unboxing.
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as a quick way, you can pull the battery connector from the back of the unit. I demonstrated this on XDATV Nook Tablet unboxing.

those heads on those ( two ? ) screws... were they an odd brand or type ( anti-pamper ) ? ? ?
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those heads on those ( two ? ) screws... were they an odd brand or type ( anti-pamper ) ? ? ?

Torx T5.
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Stock 1.42 internal and cm7 on sd card. In order to boot to the sd card, I must have the power cord connected . Is there a way around this ? This is a 16 gb tablet. Thanks

battery powered, usb output, cell charger. it just needs 5 seconds or less to do the job. good luck!
28th April 2012, 01:33 AM |#10  
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Stock 1.42 internal and cm7 on sd card. In order to boot to the sd card, I must have the power cord connected . Is there a way around this ? This is a 16 gb tablet. Thanks

You might want to try this procedure: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=679

It works for me much of the time.
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Lets try to fix that:
Boot cwm
1st do this:
dd if=/dev/block/mmcblk0p2 of=/sdcard/mmcblk0p2
So you backup your p2 partition.
Now flash mine, after you copy onto sdcard
dd if=/sdcard/mmcblk0p1.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0p1
dd if=/sdcard/mmcblk0p2.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0p2
Reason i tell you to backup yours is because mine has cyanoboot.
When you want to go back to yours reverse the flashing.
Here is the download link:
http://www.sendspace.com/file/y8uobr
Please report if boot2sd is fixed after this.
Thanks

STRICTLY FOR 16GB NOOK TABLETS
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