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Old 04-21-2011, 08:44 AM   #64
DickeFix
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Join Date: Apr 2011
Device: Kindle 3Wifi+3G and DX
First I want to thank Yifanlu for an impressing work both with the jailbreak and this promising enterprise. I have a Kindle DXG with firmware 2.5.8 and serial B009 and a Kindle 3, 3G+Wifi with firmware 3.1 and serial B00A. I am so annoyed that the DXG hasnīt got firmware 3.1 because it is much better.

I would like to try your hack but have two problems.

1. As azuwis pointed out "packages.lst in kindle-updater-beta2-src.zip has no EOF or new line, this lead to the missing update_dxg-2.5.8-prepare_kindle.bin". Could someone recompile since I donīt know how to compile the source code on a Windows 7 machine.

2. I am afraid of bricking my Kindle DXG. How is it possible to restore old firmware if the new one doesnīt work. The instructions for restoring in the ReadMe file is given only for Linux. How would you do it in Windows 7.

Yifanlu, please continue with your excellent work. It would be fantastic to get a DXG with firmware 3.1. I donīt understand why Amazon doesnīt release it.
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