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16th November 2011, 04:52 AM   |  #21  
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here is a dump of /system i *think* its complete. let me know if not....

http://www.multiupload.com/UHJGPIQSVL
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18th November 2011, 02:45 AM   |  #22  
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Anyone dump the boot.img yet? A full Rom dump would be nice (not just the system.img), if anyone has dumped it.
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18th November 2011, 05:11 AM   |  #23  
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I guess there is no need for dumping the rom.

You can download the software update here and gunzip it!

http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/custom...90620#download

You will end up with the whole system folder plus these files:

backup_userdata.zip
boot.img
cert_swap.sed
recovery.img
sed
u-boot.bin

I would love to give a hand to see if custom ROM can be uploaded to the Kindle Fire but I don't know what could be the next step.

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18th November 2011, 06:36 AM   |  #24  
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I was also able to extract the ramdisk from the boot.img but not the kernel.

Again, not sure if this is something helpful or not. It would be nice if a real developer could at least give some hints on what we should try/explore.

Thanks!
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18th November 2011, 06:53 AM   |  #25  
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i've already extracted everything we need and i've booted into a very ineffective clockwork but it's clockwork none the less

there are a few things that make developing on the fire difficult however:

1. no key combination to boot into recovery if we screw up as there's only one button

2. we need to find a way to navigate through the clockwork menu with one button
21st November 2011, 07:21 PM   |  #26  
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Good read
http://gigaom.com/mobile/so-i-turned...a-kindle-fire/
21st November 2011, 08:39 PM   |  #27  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by connor32

I guess there is no need for dumping the rom.

You can download the software update here and gunzip it!

http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/custom...90620#download

You will end up with the whole system folder plus these files:

backup_userdata.zip
boot.img
cert_swap.sed
recovery.img
sed
u-boot.bin

I would love to give a hand to see if custom ROM can be uploaded to the Kindle Fire but I don't know what could be the next step.

C.

What command did you use to gunzip this? For some reason it is not working for me.
21st November 2011, 09:44 PM   |  #28  
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Here it is (boot.img 6.1 firmware):

Full 6.1 firmware rom dump in zip (just unzip) :
http://www.mediafire.com/?ohxs2j7wcypwszo
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File Type: zip boot.img.zip - [Click for QR Code] (3.14 MB, 342 views)
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21st November 2011, 11:12 PM   |  #29  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SikYou

What command did you use to gunzip this? For some reason it is not working for me.

download the bin, then run
Code:
unzip /path/to/update.bin
make sure you're in the directory where you want it extracted you must also be running linux
21st November 2011, 11:32 PM   |  #30  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by death2all110

download the bin, then run

Code:
unzip /path/to/update.bin
make sure you're in the directory where you want it extracted you must also be running linux

Yep, got it. Thanks!

Sent from my Kindle Fire

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