Originally Posted by geekmaster
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.
For people using a Linux host, we could post a set of custom udev rules that would assign a distinctive (of mode kindle is in) name in /dev.
Maybe: /dev/USBfbt, /dev/USBdiag, etc.
Would this be any advantage to the new user of the de-bricking tools or just another complication?