Originally Posted by mcp1999
Hi geekmaster. I have followed your other threads and have now managed to get my Kindle into diags mode using the MfgTool.exe. I have tried selecting fastboot mode but am not sure I am actually in fastboot mode. How do I tell?
Apologies for my ignorance, but I also do not follow these instructions:
In fastboot mode, do:
sudo ./fastboot flash diags mmcblk0p2.img
is fastboot and executable on the kindle? and if so, how do I mount the kindle when it is in fastboot mode to access this?
Millions of thanks again for all your efforts here.
When you plug in a kindle in fastboot mode, it shows up as a device with USB VID/PID 0x1949/0xD0D0. Also, the fastboot program should report its serial number when you do "fastboot getvar serial". If using linux fastboot, you need to run it as root.
There is a windows fastboot now too, which does not need the "sudo ./" at the front of the fastboot command. The windows version needs the libusb-win32 device drivers installed before it can see the kindle (otherwise you only see "< waiting for device >").
You can set fastboot mode from the diags exit menu (install fastboot bundle option).