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Method 1 NOTE: It is highly recomended that you flash the modded 8GB 20GB eMMC image.

Nit droid won't recognize/use/install anything if you have low memory in mmcblk0p2. [edit]Clean Installing of NITDroid Download the archive + the kernel to /MyDocs i.e. root dir. of N900: Image: http://downloads.nitdroid.com/e-yes/ Kernel: http://downloads.nitdroid.com/e-yes/nitdroid-kernel-2.6.28-07_rc4_armel. deb Enable all repositories from App manager (Extras-testing, Extras-devel, Extras a nd the default Nokia repos) Install Leafpad from the App manager and make sure that you have root access Close App manager, open X Terminal and execute the following commands: root apt-get update apt-get install nitdroid-installer y y again if it asks again. After the nitdroid-installer package is installed, close X Terminal, but do NOT run the installer you have just downloaded. Open X Terminal, and execute the following commands: root cd /home/user/MyDocs bzip2 -d nitdroidarchivename.tar.bz2 (You can only uncompress the file once. So only do this step once!) Open X Terminal (or use the same xterm as you used for the previous step), and e xecute the following commands: cd /home mkdir /and cd / mount /home /and cd /and tar xvf /home/user/MyDocs/nitdroidarchivename.tar dpkg -i /home/user/MyDocs/nitdroid-kernel-2.6.28-07_rc4_armel.deb Edit the boot file: leafpad /etc/multiboot.d/11-NITDroid-mmcblk0p2-2.6.28.NIT. (then tap the tab button, .item file will show, hit enter to open it in Leafpad) . Edit ITEM_DEVICE in the file according to this: If you have an MMC (micro SD card) plugged in your N900, change ITEM_DEVICE to t his: ITEM_DEVICE=${INT_CARD}p2 If you don't have an MMC plugged in your N900, change ITEM_DEVICE to this: ITEM_DEVICE=mmcblk0p2 Once editing is complete click the drop down menu on Leafpad and save then close Leafpad. Close X Terminal, open hardware keyboard of N900, reboot N900 and type 2 for NITDr oid. [edit]Upgrading from Previous Versions of NITDroid Note: CLEAN INSTALL IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. You have been warned. Download the image + the kernel to /MyDocs i.e. root dir. of N900: Image: http://downloads.nitdroid.com/e-yes/ Kernel: http://downloads.nitdroid.com/e-yes/nitdroid-kernel-2.6.28-07_rc4_armel. deb Open X Terminal, and execute the following commands:

deb Fdisk: http://ftp.deb /home/user/util-linux cd /home/user/util-linux dpkg-deb -x util-linux_2.28-07_rc4_armel. using N11 "Vostok"): http://www.org/debian/pool/main/u/util-linux/util-linux_2. and use some logic./MyDocs): d 1 Create new re-sized primary partition: n p 1 First cylinder: 2 Last cylinder: 800000 Blocks Id System 28315648 c W95 FAT32 (LBA) 2097152 83 Linux 786432 82 Linux swap / Solari .tar.28-07_rc4_armel. please BACKUP necessary data first. Extras a nd the default Nokia repos) Install Fdisk by executing the following commands in Xterminal: root mkdir -p /home/user/util-linux /home/user/bin cp /home/user/MyDocs/util-linux_2.13. follow step-by -step.e.root cd /home/user/MyDocs bzip2 -d Nitdroidarchivename.13.tar dpkg -i /home/user/MyDocs/nitdroid-kernel-2.bz2 cd / mount /home /and cd /and tar xvf /home/user/MyDocs/Nitdroidarchivename.1.6.com/e-yes/ Kernel: http://downloads. of N900: Image: http://downloads.6.debian.1-1_armel.deb Reference Installation Videos: Reference installation video: http://www.1-1_armel. Extras-devel.youtube.13.nitdroid.1.com/e-yes/nitdroid-kernel-2.com/watch?v=uMHxo1ALXNE [edit]Method 2 As said before../MyDocs): umount /home/user/MyDocs Launch Fdisk: /home/user/bin/fdisk /dev/mmcblk0 Print your current partition table: p This table should show up: Device Boot Start End /dev/mmcblk0p1 2 884865 /dev/mmcblk0p2 884866 950401 /dev/mmcblk0p3 950402 974977 s Delete partition 1 (.youtube . NOTE: This will wipe all of your data. root dir. rm -rf util-linux Unmount designated partition (.nitdroid.com/watch?v=Bm6spW5yadk Reference installation video (version 2.1.de. Download the archive + the kernel + Fdisk to /MyDocs i. 1-1_armel.deb Enable all repositories from App manager (Extras-testing.deb root cp root/sbin/fdisk /home/user/bin/ cd . this requires a brain and a bit of concentration.

delete nitdroid's installation folders and fi les that were copied to home: bin. init. dev.noki a. mnt.prop. data. tmp.28-07_rc4_armel./MyDocs back and format the new NITDroid partition by executing these: root /home/user/bin/fdisk /dev/mmcblk0 t 1 0c w mkfs.6.deb reboot [edit] Uninstalling NITDroid [edit] Method 1 Open X Terminal and type the following commands: root mount /dev/mmcblk0p2 /and -o noatime nitdroid-uninstaller After it completes. usr. etc (symlink).default. proc.rc. init. system. sbin.Create new extended partition: n e First cylinder: 800001 Last cylinder: 884865 n First cylinder: 800001 Last cylinder: 884865 t 1 76 t 5 76 Point of no return . initrd.rc [edit] Method 2 Open X Terminal and type the following commands: root . init. sdcard.tar. return . sys.rw /dev/mmcblk0p5 /and cd /home/user/MyDocs rm -rf /and/* bzcat Nitdroidarchivename. lib (symlin k). then lift your shoulders up as th e hard part is gone! Install Nitdroid on the new partition: apt-get update apt-get install nitdroid-installer mkdir -p /and mount -o noatime.writing the table and syncing: w reboot After the reboot. using filebox.vfat -F 32 /dev/mmcblk0p1 mke2fs -L NITDroid -j -m0 /dev/mmcblk0p5 reboot If your device still has a flash memory on it.bz2 tar xvC /and dpkg -i nitdroid-kernel-2.

rw /dev/mmcblk0p5 rm -rf /and/. Categories: Power users N900 .mount -o noatime. Then uninstall multiboot by anyway you prefer.