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Old 03-04-2012, 02:20 AM   #46
john_pb began at the beginning.
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Device: Kindle Touch
Originally Posted by geekmaster View Post
From diags SSH, try:

dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/mmcblk0p3 bs=4K

then reformat.
[root@[192_168_15_244] root]# dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/mmcblk0p3 bs=4
dd: writing '/dev/mmcblk0p3': No space left on device
8388609+0 records in
8388608+0 records out
33554432 bytes (32.0MB) copied, 59.903201 seconds, 547.0KB/s
[root@[192_168_15_244] root]# exit
Mate, you are a genius! If you are ever in Queensland, be sure to let me know as I owe you a beer or a few.

The Kindle is back on its feet now.

My wife did say that considering what the thing costs to buy new and the amount of time I've spent on it, my hourly rate amounted to probably one or at most two dollars, so as an IT consultant, I would surely starve...! ;-)

Lucky I don't do it for a job then!

Thank you again; now I can run the Amazon firmware update again, without concern if the Kindle turns into a brick again.


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