Originally Posted by kerotan
I have erased the /var/local partition as per silver18's guide (the code that is: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/mmcblk0p3 bs=4k count=1k). However, just to be sure, I'll rerun the steps again and try the code: echo 0 > /var/local/upstart/lab126_gui.restarts
Thank you for your patience. I'll try it now.
If you have the "YKNR" screen, it either means that your boot counter reached 3 after you erased that partition, or that is an old screen and you are not booting far enough to update the screen. That could be from a dead battery. Bricked kindles are not good at charging the battery. You could try putting it in fastboot mode and letting in charge there...