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I tried flashing my Kindle Fire with a custom boot.img using this command:

$ fastboot -b 0x80000000 -i 0x1949 flash boot boot.img && fastboot reboot

sending 'boot' (3536 KB)...
OKAY [  0.889s]
writing 'boot'...
OKAY [  0.858s]
finished. total time: 1.746s
ERROR: usb_read failed with status e00002ed

finished. total time: 0.001s


but it always gets stuck in Fastboot Mode (requiring recovery mode). What's the correct command to get a successful flash?

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It looks like it's flashing fine, just failing to reboot. Do you get the same result if you execute the flash and reboot separately (like as completely independent commands)? – eldarerathis Feb 25 '12 at 18:37
Yes, I've tried them separately, but it's the same result. The reboot itself doesn't actually fail as the error message above might suggest. The usb_read fails because the device has rebooted. – tony19 Feb 26 '12 at 7:21
Does a hot boot work? i.e. fastboot boot boot.img – eldarerathis Feb 26 '12 at 16:54
That has the same result. :( – tony19 Feb 27 '12 at 4:35
Weird, I never had this much trouble flashing images in fastboot. Are you using the stock bootloader or FIREFIREFIRE? – eldarerathis Feb 27 '12 at 13:52

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