Wifi does not work.
I call it a RAM as opposed to a ROM because the filesystem is not image based, but flat-filesystem based, like your desktop. You can easily read and write as permissions are set for that. This can be useful for those who would like to play around with skinning the nook, or simply learn more about Android. You will need a Linux or Mac computer to read the EXT4 filesystem.
To make your own bootable SDCard, use Linux, untar.gz the file. Mount an SDCard, then use the following code block and your own knowledge of the command prompt.
sudo dd if=MyUnCompressedImage of=/dev/MySDCardRoot
Using a Linux computer, you can modify your own custom ROM using this image. Just remember.. This is a development tool/ proof of concept and not a complete project.
Here are the technical details:
Linux/Android Filesystem -(On most Androids, this would be Ramdisk, System, Data, Cache and others)
Here is a video demonstrating that it works.
I am done working with Android for now and will be working on Ubuntu from SDCard as well as Recovery from SDCard (with damaged bootloaders).
bauwks - for the non-modchip based crack
xIndirect -for providing knoledge and support
Loglud - for sending a tablet to me.
Pokeyi9000 - for locating the UART port
hkvc - for showing how to hack uboot