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Old 07-26-2014, 08:11 AM   #1021
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  • What is the first four characters of your serial number?
    (your problem might be model specific)
  • Pick one of the firmware versions listed in post #1 as "supported with limited functionality on PW2"
    Then give us an explicit list of the steps you follow to install that firmware.
    Include each button push, each USB cable plug and un-plug, etc.
    (your problem might be in the downgrade procedure you are following)

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Old 07-26-2014, 08:39 AM   #1022
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PW2 serial number starts with 9017. Shipped with Firmware 4.3.2.1 on it.

In terms of how to go about upgrading or downgrading, I grabbed the firmware from:

http://david.smidovi.eu/kindle/firmware-updates/

with the exception of 5.4.5 which I grabbed from Amazon.

Upgrading was done straightforward. Copy the .bin file into the root direction, unplug the kindle, then go menu -> settings -> menu -> update your kindle

Downgrading was done following the Downgrader from NiLuJe's snapshots:

So extracted kindle-downgrader-0.1.N-r10677.tar.xz then copied the .bin file into the root directory, as well as the 'official_update' folder. I added whichever firmware .bin file I was downgrading to into the official_update folder.

Then again, uplugged the kindle and went menu -> settings -> menu -> upgrade your kindle.

After which, I'd reinstalled MKK, again from snapshots (as non snapshots left UYK grey'd out). And again, add the .bin file to root, unplug kindle, menu -> settings -> menu -> update your kindle. Then plugged the kindle back in (after it rebooted) and deleted and readded CM.

I am currently on 5.4.3 as the last one I tried, that had the same 'cannot launch, try again later' error.

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Old 07-26-2014, 09:09 AM   #1023
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PW2 serial number starts with 9017. Shipped with Firmware 4.3.2.1 on it.
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I am currently on 5.4.3 as the last one I tried, that had the same 'cannot launch, try again later' error.
Thanks.



This setup will be our "known starting point" for further troubleshooting.

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Old 07-26-2014, 10:10 AM   #1024
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Okay, back on 5.4.3.2.

Haven't reinstalled anything as of yet. I am not using any Cloud Collections. I have a few local ones that contain some books which can be cloud stored and a bunch that cannot be (unsure if that makes them cloud collections or not).

Device Info comes up with:

Kindle 5.4.3.2 (2317380003)

Functionality seems to be normal/expected. Can open books, navigate them, all the double touch locations work (to show menu bar, etc).

Edit: I also removed KUAL and CM for now (Deleted the azw2 files and the folders that get created)

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Old 07-26-2014, 11:12 AM   #1025
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Great!

Let us ease into this -

KUAL is relatively simpler than CM is (and doesn't use a "database" - just text files).
Let us see if we can make it work properly on this hardware and firmware combination.

You will need to install:
The "device jailbreak" ;
The "Kindlet jailbreak" (MKK) ;
KUAL itself ;

And maybe some of the simpler extensions, just about anything will let us know if KUAL is working.
Or -
Just the KUAL "Helper" package - which has just a few simple extensions in it.

Pick from the things here:
http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=225030

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PS: No insult intended, I am also writing for future readers of this thread.
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Old 07-26-2014, 11:36 AM   #1026
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Hi,

I'm running the 5.4.3.2 FW and use CM 2.7.2.

All collections created by the tool have the "favorite" attribute set and, therefore, are always displayed on the Home screen. When I remove the "favorite" mark manually, the collection disappears from the, for example, Books view, but is still visible in the Collections view.

Question: is there a way to create collections without the "Favorite" attribute? (Probably, any setting I failed to find...)

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Old 07-26-2014, 11:59 AM   #1027
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@Emyiss: No. Not until someone ports CM to 5.4.5. And Kindlets don't work *at all* on FW version < 5.4.5 on non-JP 4GB PW2, so, no workaround for you.


@AlexTES: Probably not. See the notes about Cloud Collection shenanigans in the first post.

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Old 07-26-2014, 12:08 PM   #1028
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@Emyiss: No. Not until someone ports CM to 5.4.5. And Kindlets don't work *at all* on FW version < 5.4.5 on non-JP 4GB PW2, so, no workaround for you.
@Emyiss: Sorry, my bad, I had forgotten about the Kindlet breakage.

@NiLuJe: That answers the question - the problem is model related.

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Old 07-26-2014, 12:12 PM   #1029
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@knc1 & @NiLuJe: Thanks. Ah well, guess I'll have to suck it up and waste a day manually adding everything >.<
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