CM11.0 KitKat (Android 4.4.4) for Bricked & No EMMC Nook HD+ (04NOV2014)

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These informations pertain to bricked Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ with no EMMC.
Do not use this if you are uncertain that you have a bricked Nook HD+ due to EMMC bricking bug.
http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/EMMC_Bugs

Credits: verygreen, fattire, hashcode, bokbokan, loosethiskin

  • Burning the SDCARD image to the SDCard itself will not boot the device into cm-11.0 without the following instructions.
  • You need to install the SDCARD ROM to the SDCard first for the device to boot into cm-11.0.
  • Instructions:
  • Download and install SDFormatter V4.0 (Win/Mac) and format your SDCard with it.
  • Download and install 7-Zip 9.34 alpha (Win) or EZ 7z/7zX (Mac)
  • Download the latest *_HD_SDC_NOEMMC_IMG.7z file (SDCARD IMAGE)
  • If you don’t see file extensions in Windows, go to “Folder Options” and deselect “Hide extenstions…”
  • Extract the file *_HD_SDC_NOEMMC_IMG.7z with 7zip to get the image file *_HD_SDC_NOEMMC_IMG.img
  • Download and install Win32 Disk Imager (Win) or PiWriter (Mac)
  • Open the image file *_HD_SDC_NOEMMC_IMG.img and write the image file to the SDCard with Win32 Disk Imager/PiWriter or similar application.
  • Copy the latest *_HD_SDC_NOEMMC.zip (SDCARD ROM) onto the SDCard
  • Insert the SDCard into the Nook device and power on the device
  • Hold the “n” button to load the Cyanoboot menu
  • Select 2) SDC RECOVERY to boot into TWRP Recovery
  • For TWRP Recovery: Mount > Select “Boot” > Click “Home” button > Install > (Up a Level) > boot > Select *_HD_SDC_NOEMMC.zip > Swipe to install > Reboot System
  • (If your screen goes black during installation, it’s because of screen timeout. You can disable it in the settings.)
  • First time booting into CM-11.0 will take a couple minutes
  • IMPORTANT NOTES AFTER INSTALLATION:
  • Do not delete the “devconf” folder on your micro SD Card as it contains your faux “MACAddress” and “DeviceID”. With a bricked Nook HD+ with no EMMC, the partition containing your device informations are gone. So fake a mac address and serial number will suffice.
  • If you know your real device MAC Address, you can replace it with the fake one by editing the “MACAdress” file. Certain routers and modems have a log of devices connected with their mac address that you can use that to pinpoint your real mac address.
  • Changing Mac Address:
        1. Modify the “MACAddress” file inside the “devconf” folder on your micro SD Card with any 12-digit hexadecimal numbers.
        2. Boot into CM 11.0 and turn off your Wi-Fi in the Settings.
        3. Open “File Manager“>Settings>Enable “Root Access mode
        4. Browse to and delete /system/etc/firmware/ti-connectivity/wl1271-nvs.bin file.
        5. Open up Terminal and type commands,
        # su
        # sh /system/bin/fix-mac.sh
        6. Turn on Wi-Fi.
  • Your real Device ID or serial number is located under the micro SD Card cover. You can edit the “DeviceID” file with your real serial number.
  • For further informations, please checkout previous post on CM11.0 for Nook HD+. If your device lag too much, change to a difference SDCard.

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CM11.0 KitKat (Android 4.4.4) for Nook Tablet (SDC/IMG) (01OCT2014)

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CM11.0 KitKat (Android 4.4.2) for Bricked & No EMMC Nook HD+ (25APR2014)

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These informations pertain to bricked Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ with no EMMC.
http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/EMMC_Bugs

Credits: verygreen, fattire, hashcode, bokbokan, loosethiskin

  • IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • DO NOT DELETE the “devconf” folder on your micro SD Card as it contains your faux “MACAddress” and “DeviceID”. Bricked Nook HD+ with no EMMC mean the partition with your device informations are gone. So fake mac address and serial number will suffice.
  • If you know your real device MAC Address, you can replace it with the fake one by editing the “MACAdress” file. Certain routers and modems have a log of devices connected with their mac address that you can use that to pinpoint your real mac address.
  •     Changing Mac Address:
  •     1. Modify the “MACAddress” file inside the “devconf” folder on your micro SD Card with any 12-digit hexadecimal numbers.
  •     2. Boot into CM 11.0 and turn off your Wi-Fi in the Settings.
  •     3. Open “File Manager”>Settings>Enable “Root Access mode”
  •     4. Browse to and delete /system/etc/firmware/ti-connectivity/wl1271-nvs.bin file.
  •     5. Open up Terminal and type commands,
  •        $ su
  •        # sh /system/bin/fix-mac.sh
  •     6. Turn on Wi-Fi.
  • Your real Device ID or serial number is located under the micro SD Card cover. You can edit the “DeviceID” file with your real serial number.
  • To expand the DATA partition of your micro SD Card after burning the SDCARD IMAGE, you need to boot into “SDC Recovery” at the Cyanoboot menu. Wait for device to boot into TRWP and then mount “Boot” and un-mount “Data”. Browse to the “Boot” folder and install the “flashable_expand_bootable_sdcard_noemmc_ovation.zip” file. Reboot into TWRP and follow the steps to install the “flashable_expand_bootable_sdcard_noemmc_ovation.zip” file again to complete the process before rebooting into CM 11.0.
  • When booting into CM 11.0, it will take a couple minutes at the animation screen for the first time.
  • For further informations, please checkout previous post on CM11.0 for Nook HD+. If your device lag too much, change to a difference SDCard.
  • Fuzz 8×8 kernel for 25APR2014 ROM (default fuzz is 3×5, rename the old kernel and copy over the new one)

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CM11.0 KitKat (Android 4.4.2) for Nook Tablet (SDC/IMG) (03JUN2014)

nooktablet KitKat have been out for a while on many devices. I have been busy working to get it running on Nook devices. What are the changes in KitKat?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Android_version_history

Nook HD+ is my main tablet and so I spent more time working on it. I spent the last couple of days getting the Nook Tablet running. It was straightforward. The kernel on the Nook Tablet is not great. I have play with it a little, but it is sufficient for now. The device still has bad battery with Wi-Fi on during sleep. Wi-Fi will not connect on wake if you do not keep Wi-Fi on during sleep. You can still turn Wi-Fi off then on to connect. This is partly because Google dropped the TI WPA supplicant support. You also get unknown mac address in status. Not all is bad because there are solutions. KitKat is snappier than Jellybean. You will not see Tablet UI and you cannot switch mount point by editing build.prop. Screen record is not working on OMAP devices yet.

Here are some recommendations for the device. I recommend turning off Wi-Fi (swipe down from Status bar and select Wi-Fi tile from the Quick Settings panel) before you put the device to sleep and turning on Double-tap to sleep (Settings>Interface>Status bar> Double-tap to sleep, status bar is the top bar) or “go to sleep” tile.  If you do not like booting into landscape lock-screen then turn on Rotate lock screen (Settings>Display>Rotation>Rotate lock screen).

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CM11.0 KitKat (Android 4.4.2) for Nook HD+ (SDC/IMG) (28APR2014)

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KitKat have been out for a while on many devices. I have been busy working to get it running on Nook devices. What are the changes in KitKat?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Android_version_history

Some of the things I have noticed that are different are the android browser sucks less. It is similar to Chrome now. There are new icons and transparent UI. Besides the missing SGT7 settings features, I have not notice any major improvement. The source codes however changed a lot. The compiling time also increased for me. CM-10.2 compiled under 50 minutes and CM-11.0 compiled in a little over 2 hours. I do not know if it is my setup. Source codes changes daily, so new features will be added down the line.

  • Changelogs and sources:
  • Credits: verygreen, fattire, hashcode, bokbokan, loosethiskin
  • https://github.com/CyanogenMod/android_device_bn_ovation
  • https://github.com/CyanogenMod/android_device_bn_common
  • https://github.com/CyanogenMod/android_kernel_bn_omap
  • https://github.com/TheMuppets/proprietary_vendor_bn
  • https://github.com/sgt7
  • https://github.com/loosethisskin
  • https://github.com/succulent
  • http://review.cyanogenmod.org/#/q/status:merged,n,z
  • Official CyanogenMod for ovation
  • CyanogenMod source
  • CyanogenMod on G+
  • 12/20 – Initial build, repo synced, kernel 3.0.101, CWM 6.0.4.5, don’t expect most of the settings from SGT7 cm-10.2, & expect bugs.
  • 12/21 – Repo synced, patched FSTRIM EMMC corruption bug, enable FSTRIM support (not tested), tweak touchscreen, & expect bugs.
  • 12/24 – Repo synced, fixed booting animation, device will boot into landscape mode, I recommend enabling Rotate lock screen, updated CWM  recovery to include install from “/storage/sdcard1” (external SDCard) & enabled Fdisk advanced features for expanding SDCard Data1 partition. This build might require a wipe data/factory reset.
  • 12/27 – Repo synced, fixed rotation lag, show “/external_sd” for internal CWM recovery.
  • 01/03 – Repo synced, switched to OMNI branch TWRP 2.6.3.0, interface option for double-tap status bar to sleep, removed SGT7 Trebuchet.
  • 01/11 – Repo synced, fixed TWRP battery stat reset bug, 0xD34D‘s screen recorder (Settings>Display>Screen Recorder, hold Power+Vol Up, can record mic), battery status text option for status bar.
  • 01/13 – Repo synced, update on battery status text option for status bar, screen recorder now save video as mp4 instead of m4v format.
  • 01/19 – Repo synced, switch to WPA_SUPPLICANT_TI to fix unknown mac address, increased zram from 64MB to 128MB, increased tiler1d from 27MB to 34MB to improve transition effects, reduce boot animation size, revert boot to landscape. For SDCARD ROM, new Cyanoboot and boot files will now be included.
  • 02/13 – Repo synced, revert back to AOSP WPA_SUPPLICANT, revert zram, updated TWRP so that Advanced Wipe/SDCard Data wipe SDCard data without wiping /data/media. Added “INT ALTBOOT” to Cyanoboot. You can enable “INT ALTBOOT” by putting kernel and ramdisk in the bootdata partition/folder. DO NOT ENABLE “Swap environment primary” in  Storage/Advanced storage settings. Currently swapping storages only work on non-emulated storages.
  • 04/28 – Repo synced, added flashable “Fuzz 8×8” kernel, changelogs

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CM10.2 Jellybean (Android 4.3.1) for Nook HD+ (IMG/SDC Boot) (26NOV2013)

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I know I am late to the party. A few XDA developers (verygreen, bokbokan) have been compiling Cyanogenmod for Nook HD/HD+ for a while now. I just have my Nook HD+ for couple of weeks. I have only started working on compiling CM for my Nook HD+ for a couple days. I am still learning as I go. One of the main reason I am doing this is because for some reason my refurbished device gets hot in the left corner where the processor is located using Stock OS. With CM, the device does not heat up my palm. CM also allows more flexibility to the device and extends its life.

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CM10.2 Jellybean (Android 4.3.1) for Nook Tablet (IMG/SDC Boot) (12NOV2013)

cm10.2v2What is new in Android 4.3 (CM10.2)? I have not noticed anything new except a new camera app. Most of the new features are phone features.

Big credit to loosethisskin from KFire group for helping me out and the CMNookTablet group.

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CM10.1 Android 4.2.2 Jellybean SDCard IMG for Nook Tablet (21APR2013)

sdc4.2.2What is this? It’s an image copy of a 2GB SDCard with bootable CM10.1 Android 4.2.2 Jellybean. You simply burn the image to your 2GB SDCard or bigger and you have a bootable CM10.1 with GAPPS running on your Nook Tablet. Nothing alters to your Nook Tablet internal system. There will be bugs. Use Google or Bing for faster answers if you have problems before commenting.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Does this work on Nook Color, Nook HD, or HD+? NO

  • DO NOT SELL PREBUILT SDCARD WITH ROM
  • Make sure you have more than 2GB of space available on your computer.
  • You need to install 7-Zip 9.30 to extract the file.
  • Extract cm_acclaim_10.1_XXXXXXXXX_HD_SDC_IMG.img from cm_acclaim_10.1_XXXXXXXXX_HD_SDC_IMG.zip/7z
  • This is a 2GB image that can be burn (instructions are below) to a 2GB or larger microSD card.
  • After installation, DATA1 (partition 3) and SDCARD (partition 4) has XXXMB.
  • You want to expand DATA1 and SDCARD partition size if your card is larger than 2GB.
  • Download and copy flashable_expand_bootable_sdcard.zip onto your (BOOT) SDCard.
  • What is flashable_expand_bootable_sdcard.zip?
  • It’s a file you install to expand the DATA1 and SDCARD partition size based on your SDCard size.
  • What is does is set DATA1 partition size; 5GB for 32GB card or bigger,
  • 3GB for 16GB card, 2GB for 8GB card, 1GB for 4GB card, and 600MB for 2GB card.
  • The space left is dedicated to the SDCARD partition.
  • Hold the power button for a couple of seconds to turn on device.
  • Boot into Cyanoboot’s ‘Boot Menu’ by holding the home key.
  • Boot into ‘SDC Recovery’>Install zip from sdcard>Choose zip from sdcard>flashable_expand_bootable_sdcard.zip
  • Power off device and turn device back on.
  • Boot into Cyanoboot’s ‘Boot Menu’ and select ‘SDC Boot’ to boot into CM10.1.

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Flashable File to Create Bootable SDCard for Nook Tablet

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I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE IF YOU DAMAGED YOUR SDCARD OR NOOK TABLET

WHAT IS THIS?
It’s a flashable file (a file that you can install from recovery) that will create a bootable SDCard for your Nook Tablet.
What it does is creates 4 partitions on your SDCard.
100MB for partition 1 (BOOT)
400MB for partition 2 (SYSTEM1)
Size for partition 3 (DATA1) and partition 4 (SDCARD) vary.
It’ll also copy over boot files to your SDCard, making the SDCard bootable on your Nook Tablet.

INSTRUCTIONS:
This will only work with the provided CWM 6.0.2.9 because it contains fdisk with advanced options.
Format your SDCard with SDFormatter if you are on Windows and OSX. Linux? GParted.
Copy CWM 6.0.2.9 recovery (renamed the internal recovery img to recovery.img) to your SDCard.
Copy flashable_create_bootable_sdcard.zip to your internal storage.

if [ Stock_Rom ]; then
  # If you are still on Stock Rom, you need to be rooted and have terminal installed.

  # Open up terminal.
  # Backup stock recovery
  su
  dd if=/dev/block/mmcblk0p3 of=/sdcard/stock_recovery.img
  # Store the stock_recovery.img on your computer for future need.

  # Install CWM 6.0.2.9 recovery
  dd if=/sdcard/recovery.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0p3

  # Boot to recovery. Power up device by holding Power + Home keys.
else
  # If you already have previous CWM version of recovery installed, just flash the new one.
  reboot recovery
fi

Insert formatted SDCard.
Make sure the USB cable is not plugged into your computer.

1) Install zip from sdcard
– choose zip from internal sdcard
– flashable_create_bootable_sdcard.zip

Ignored the “can’t unmount /dev/block/mmcblk1p1”.
Be patient with the loading bar. It’s not frozen, just wait.
The larger the DATA1 size, the longer the process take.

Power off device and turn it on again.
If successful, it will boot into Cyanoboot.
Then you can install *SDC Rom.

The default data1 (Partition 3) size is 600MB in flashable_create_bootable_sdcard.zip.
My recommendation.
600MB is for 2GB SDCard
1000MB is for 4GB SDCard
2000MB is for 8GB SDCard
3000MB is for 16GB-64GB SDCard
4000MB/5000MB is for 32GB /64GB SDCard

To make data1 size larger, just rename the file ‘createsd_*.sh’ to ‘createsd.sh’ inside flashable_create_bootable_sdcard.zip.
createsd_600MB.sh
createsd_1000MB.sh
createsd_2000MB.sh
createsd_3000MB.sh
Complete scripts with 4000MB/5000MB DATA1 size.

CM10.1 Android 4.2.1 Jellybean SDCard IMG for Nook Tablet (02/13)

 

Contents

  1. Background and Instructions
  2. Questions and Answers
  3. Flashing Image
  4. Installing Update

What is this? It’s an image copy of a 2GB sdcard with bootable CM10.1 Android 4.2.1 Jellybean. You simply burn the image to your 2GB sdcard or bigger and you have a bootable CM10.1 running on your Nook Tablet. Nothing alter to your Nook Tablet internal system.

Does this work on Nook Color, Nook HD, or HD+? NO

  • DO NOT SELL PREBUILT SDCARD WITH ROM
  • Make sure you have more than 2GB of space available on your computer.
  • Install 7-zip if you can’t extract the file.
  • Extract cm-10.1-2013xxxx-acclaim-HD-SDC.img from cm-10.1-2013xxxx-acclaim-HD-SDC-img.rar/zip
  • This is a 2GB image that can be burn to a 2GB or bigger microSD card.
  • After installation, DATA1 partition 3 and SDCard only has xxx MB.
  • Many will want to expand their SDCard if it is bigger than 2GB.
  • You need to use a partition software on your computer to modify your SDCard partitions.
  • Delete (P4, FAT32 SDCARD) and re-size (P3, DATA1) then recreate (P4, FAT32 SDCARD).
  • (P3 DATA1) If the label don’t show, it’s OK.
  • Yes, you can delete P3 DATA1 and recreate it. P3 DATA1 has to be EXT4 PRIMARY.
  • P3 DATA1, store your installed apps and apps data.
  • P4 SDCard, store your data, apps downloaded data.
  • You want to expand the last 2 partitions (FAT32 SDCARD) for more storage.

  • Q&A
  • Can you update the CM10.1 ROM on this image?
  • Yes, read further.
  • Want to clear cache manually?
  • Delete the dalvik-cache folder inside cache folder with root access & restart.
  • Is Jellybean running slow on your NT? It might be your SDCard.
  • microSD Card Benchmark Comparison — CrystalDiskMark
  • Why do I have to wipe data/factory reset?
  • Dirty installation can slow the OS and causes side effects due to residue files still on system.
  • Want to swap your internal storage (EMMC) to SDCARD?
  • Edit /system/build.prop, persist.sys.vold.switchexternal=0 to 1
  • My converted MP4/M4v isn’t working?
  • Use Handbrake 9.4. The current ducati firmware is outdated and doesn’t support newer MP4 codec.
  • How do I edit system files?
  • Use FileManager, settings>change access to root access, & click on lock icon, change to RO>RW
  • How do I take screenshot?
  • Hold power button + volume down
  • Where’s Developer options & Performance?
  • Click Build number several times.
  • Want to save battery?
  • Rename system/apps/phone.apk to phone.apk.bk
  • Change CPU performance to 800 MHz max feq. and use conservative, click set on boot
  • For better standby battery, go to Wifi Advanced settings > Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep > Only when plugged in
  • Where’s bluetooth/OTG/USB Host?
  • Do I need to install GAPPS?
  • Only when updating as the image comes with GAPPS
  • Yes, you do need to reinstall GAPPS after each update.
  • Don’t like Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) and want USB Mass Storage (UMS)?
  • Edit /system/build.prop, change persist.sys.usb.config=mtp,adb to mass_storage,adb
  • Older Mac might need http://www.android.com/filetransfer/
  • How to I view sdcard1 (SD card) with FileManager?
  • Go to Settings and change Access Mode to Prompt or Root.
  • Google Voice crashes?
  • Update Google Search
  • Don’t see folders or files when clicked on Internal Storage or SD card?
  • Refresh
  • Do I need to root the device for CM ROM?
  • Rooting is the ability to use superuser for root permission on a system.
  • Mainly for stock Android with no superuser.
  • All CM ROM come with superuser access.
  • How do I block OTA updates from BN?
  • You don’t need to. You are running CM software not BN.
  • How do I wipe data on sdcard?
  • The latest recovery (Orange theme) has an option “Wipe data1 on sdcard”, that is wipe P3 on sdcard.
  • It’s similar to factory reset, only that wipe data partition on the internal memory.
  • Boot animation is messed up?
  • Yes, for now.
  • What about tethering?
  • It’s removed since CM7, I couldn’t get to work with all the outdated patches.
  • [REF][TWEAKS] Kernel Governors, Modules, I/O Schedulers, CPU Tweaks, AIO App Configs
  • http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1369817
  • I am stuck in a recovery boot loop?
  • Flash this, flashable_fix_bootloop.zip, File>Download
  • GAPPS, stuck at Wi-Fi Connecting…?
  • Patient. Just wait up to a couple minutes.
  • Hulu Plus not working?
  • You need a cracked Hulu APK so search for it on XDA. Hulu works on stock ROM.
  • How do I increase animation speed?
  • In the developer options, change animation scale to none or 0.5x.
  • Flash?
  • http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/archived-flash-player-versions.html
  • Scroll down to “Flash Player for Android 4.0 archives
  • Only some browsers support flash in Jellybean.

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