Originally Posted by belalugosimf
hey.. geekmaster, that is great idea! I have ubuntu live distribution cd...
OK, here i go again!!!!
will post results here.
you guys realy give hope...
And it that does not work, then try installing 32-bit windows in a VM, and run fastboot from there. There is rarely a reason to "give up". Most problems can be solved if you just keep trying different things until you find one that works.
Thomas Edison was a great inventor, and his approach involved finding a solution only after many (sometimes hundreds) of failures. That persistence and tenacity is a halmark of all great inventors. Do not even think about "giving up" on your kindle.
I try to live by the "nothing is impossible" way of life myself, and I have a history of literally "jaw-dropping" achievements throughout my life (I have seen mouths open unrealistically wide amongst the people watching me in "cube farms" when I come out of a "coding trance" -- which makes me feel a sense of pride and creeped out at the same time).