Originally Posted by NiLuJe
@knc1: It already bypasses this, when connecting over USB only (ENABLE_WIFI=false, the default settings): telnet doesn't check auth at all, and dropbear doesn't check the password, just hit enter and you're in.
That should do it.
Although my personal preference is to replace the updater with a sym-link to /bin/true and go "full manual" with these updates.
I realize that isn't much help to the general population of Kindle owners.