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[Q] Is there a way of installing a ROM to SD without the need to use the EMMC

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7th February 2014, 02:19 PM   |  #1  
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Hey all,

I managed to brick my Nook HD+ a few month ago (see previous threads). The EMMC partitions are broken and I cant access them.
So, I noticed a few ROMS that work of a SD Card. The only problem is, the installation seems to need to store the ROM on the internal EMMC in order to install it.

Is there a way round this?

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7th February 2014, 02:30 PM   |  #2  
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There is an emmc-less Rom you can find the link from the following thread.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2544606

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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...5&postcount=67
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8th February 2014, 10:40 AM   |  #3  
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Thanks for the reply.

I'm struggling with the adb push part and adb just wont work, ive tried

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2336088
http://rhuno.com/flashblog/2013/03/1...gnized-by-adb/

the driver installs successfully and i still cant see my nook via adb. Is there anything i could be missing.
8th February 2014, 01:37 PM   |  #4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by smurfster

Thanks for the reply.

I'm struggling with the adb push part and adb just wont work, ive tried

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2336088
http://rhuno.com/flashblog/2013/03/1...gnized-by-adb/

the driver installs successfully and i still cant see my nook via adb. Is there anything i could be missing.

What OS are you running? I had no issues once I did step 7 myself on Windows. On Linux it really depends on the distro and I don't use a Mac so not sure.
8th February 2014, 02:58 PM   |  #5  
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Thanks for the reply.

You should really hit the Thanks Button for him instead of just saying thanks
9th February 2014, 12:56 PM   |  #6  
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What OS are you running? I had no issues once I did step 7 myself on Windows. On Linux it really depends on the distro and I don't use a Mac so not sure.

tried a different computer and still no luck. I use windows 7 pro

someone mentioned I need the google usb driver. But how do I install it? it wont install via the right click > install option
9th February 2014, 03:47 PM   |  #7  
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Maybe try https://nookdeveloper.zendesk.com/en...t-up-guide#top
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Well I'm stuck nothing seems to work
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Just a quick note.
Be sure to use v1.0.31 of adb or greater, or it will not see your device.
Also, in my bootimg_tools_ovation are the files necessary to get adb working in linux.
(the "hidden" .android folder gets copied to home, and the rules file to /etc/udev).

Someone really should make a live linux usb/flash image with working adb for the nook. (Just boot from usb key and have working adb)
Wouldn't be that difficult.

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