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Old 02-09-2013, 01:00 PM   #7
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Device: Kindle 3, Kindle 4B, Kindle PW2
1. Connect the Kindle to PC with a USB cable

2. Get your Kindle into USB downloader mode:
Press and hold the power switch until the power LED turns off, then press and hold the five-way down button, then release the power switch, then release the five-way down button.

3. Change into k4flash dir:
Code:
cd ~/k4flash
4. Become root
In Ubuntu & derivatives:
Code:
sudo su
everywhere else:
Code:
su
5. Get your Kindle into fastboot mode:
Code:
./imx_usb boot_to_builtin_fastboot.bin
6. Make sure we're in fastboot mode:
Code:
./fastboot getvar bootmode
7. Flash the main kernel:
Code:
./fastboot flash kernel main_kernel
8. Flash the diags kernel:
Code:
./fastboot flash diags_kernel diags_kernel.bin
9. Flash the diags partition:
Code:
./fastboot flash diags mmcblk0p2.img
10. Change the bootmode:
Code:
./fastboot setvar bootmode diags
11. Reboot into diags:
Code:
./fastboot reboot
12. Select menu items N) U) Z) X). Wait 20 seconds for dropbear to startup.

13. Assign an IP address to your PC's end of the cable:
Code:
ifconfig usb0 192.168.15.201
14. Copy the main partition image to user store via SSH, the password is mario :
Code:
scp mmcblk0p1.img 192.168.15.244:/mnt/us/
15. Log in to your Kindle, the password is mario :
Code:
ssh 192.168.15.244
16. Flash the main partition:
Code:
dd if=/mnt/us/mmcblk0p1.img of=/dev/mmcblk0p1 bs=4K
17. Change the bootmode to main:
Code:
idme -d --bootmode main
18. Wait for all the data being written:
Code:
sync
19. Reboot Kindle, close the SSH session:
Code:
reboot; exit
20. Your Kindle should boot as a regular Kindle

21. Perform a factory reset (Menu->Settings, Menu->Reset to factory defaults)
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