|09-26-2012, 01:40 PM||#1|
Dark Lord of the Sith
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: A Galaxy Far Far Away
Device: Sony PRS-505 and PRS-300, Kobo Wifi, Touch and Mini, Kindle 4NT
Where is the data that makes a Kobo Wifi unique
Background: I'm trying to help someone in the user forum reprogram the MicroSD card on a Kobo Wifi. I have an image that I took from a friend's MicroSD.
Question: My concern is if my image is applied to someone else's Kobo, would that create a clone (i.e. serial number, decryption keys, etc)?
|09-27-2012, 10:38 AM||#2|
Join Date: Nov 2007
Device: Wife: Touch, Arc, Vox Me: Nexus 7, Glo
I really doubt that there is ANY identifiable data on the SD card; normally items like serial #s / MAC addresses etc are burnt into chips on the device, and not loaded from SD cards.
|10-09-2012, 11:27 PM||#3|
Join Date: Oct 2012
Device: Kobo Wifi
While poking around in the disk image I was provided, I stumbled upon a serial number embedded just beyond the MBR of the internal disk.
sudo dd if=kobo.img of=serialnumber.bin bs=512 count=1 skip=1
Not that it would be set in stone, if you were really worried i'm sure it wouldn't hurt to alter it using DD as well.
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