Originally Posted by Zlatomip
After I connected to Kindle with Putty (via Wi-Fi), I wrote the commands:
(thanks to twobob
[root@kindle root]# dd if=/dev/mmcblk0p1 of=/mnt/us/mmcblk0p1.img bs=4K
89600+0 records in
89600+0 records out
367001600 bytes (350.0MB) copied, 143.647631 seconds, 2.4MB/s
[root@kindle root]# dd if=/dev/mmcblk0p2 of=/mnt/us/mmcblk0p2.img bs=4K
16384+0 records in
16384+0 records out
67108864 bytes (64.0MB) copied, 23.071770 seconds, 2.8MB/s
[root@kindle root]# dd if=/dev/mmcblk0p3 of=/mnt/us/mmcblk0p3.img bs=4K
8192+0 records in
8192+0 records out
33554432 bytes (32.0MB) copied, 13.013097 seconds, 2.5MB/s
is it all? full backup is finished?)) so now I can do all these horrible things with Kindle?)) (beginning with "pre-brick updates... => rusifications...and so on)?
Now plug in the USB cord from Kindle to computer - -
You should find those three files in the "Kindle storage" (same place you would put a book to read).
Copy them off to someplace safe on your computer for when you later brick the device.