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Old 11-05-2011, 12:46 PM   #48
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Location: Multiverse 6627A
Device: K1 to PW3
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Originally Posted by centaurian View Post
Hi. Is there way how to login with private key? I have dropbear in "K3_WIFI" mode and password for root is unknown. Or how to get root password without changing it?
How to get root password:
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#!/bin/bash
serno=$1
echo fiona$(echo $serno | md5sum | cut -b 8-10)
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Credit goes to:
http://openinkpot.org/wiki/Device/Kindle3/RootShell

EDIT: Kindle default passwords are 8-character DES fionaXXX, but you can type extra hex digits if you want to. Also, some kindles use a root password of "mario" (in diagnostic mode).

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