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Kindle Fire HD 8.9" bootloader bug fixed

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By verygreen, Recognized Contributor on 23rd November 2012, 06:59 AM
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Hi! Hope everybody is having a nice Thanksgiving (slowly transitioning to Black Friday).

I brought a piece of great news, Kindle Fire HD 8.9" (and HD 7", but I don't have a device to test) locked bootloader bug has been fixed.
All hail to sloppy programmers (as if there were any other kinds, right?)

Thanks to: fattire for noticing a bit of unverified user input, Hashcode for doing some prototype testing on other Kindle devices before we got our hands on actual Kindle HD and a bit of source code.
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23rd November 2012, 07:52 AM |#2  
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Great news! Looking forward this being finalized...
23rd November 2012, 07:53 AM |#3  
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I'm getting excited.

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23rd November 2012, 09:35 AM |#4  
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Ehm, neato?
23rd November 2012, 05:04 PM |#5  
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Excellent work guys!
24th November 2012, 02:42 AM |#6  
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Looking forward to development opening up with the bootloader cracked! Great news and good work.

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24th November 2012, 02:22 PM |#7  
I bought this bad boy (8.9) one week ago. Rooted, added GApps with Nova and was crossing my fingers on this happening.

Great news indeed!
24th November 2012, 05:00 PM |#8  
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Angry Thanks, great guys!
YAY!!! I was SO waiting for this.
24th November 2012, 07:15 PM |#9  
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Do you have something I can test in the KindleFire 2nd Gen?

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24th November 2012, 11:25 PM |#10  
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I wish it was true. Thanks!

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