Thanks Meter 561
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: linux command line
I can't speak for Windows, but in linux, it's pretty easy. The commands would be
blobunpack <insert blob here>
you'll get some or a bunch of files like blob.APP, blob.LNX, blob.SOS, blob.EBT. It depends on what is packed in the blob. A proper blob will start with MSM RADIO UPDATE or something like that. If not, it's not a packed blob, but probably just blob parts.
EBT is the bootloader.
APP is an ext4 filesystem that you can loop mount in linux. Don't ask about windows.
SOS and LNX are boot images/Android! magic files that you can unpack wiht the boot tools (bootunpack). Rebound has a thread in the dev section about making an insecure boot image- it sounds unrelated, but it has all the information about boot.img's.
As far as getting the tools, I think there might be some windows binaries floating around, but again, I can't speak from experience. If you have linux, you can just compile them from source and go to town. Grab the boot tools while you are at it and save yourself some time.
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