I really want to run pure Linux on my Android-based device (please, no
chroot, etc. suggestions), and I want to fully understand how my device boots, from the bootloader as far as the
init system. I'm not interested in any of the Android components that run after
I'm trying to dig into the recovery and boot partitions, without success. I figured out
boot.img, but I can't open
What do you suggest me to read?
Also, I saw that there is a second kernel inside
recovery.img. Is that right? If yes, what happens? When is the real kernel loaded?