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Hi Guys

Im interested in getting other, probably nix based, operating systems to run on my newly bought tablet. My main concern is that if I go whole hog and wipe the internal memory (mmc0 i believe) so that i can try and get something like ubuntu runninm, can I still get to the bootie boot loader to mess with the boot setting, and can i still use webos doctor to reset should it all go wrong?

I think the main info that would be useful is does anybody know the boot process followed on the touchpad.

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Yeah, I got that running already, I was more hoping to run natively.

Thinking about it my main concern is how much can I do to the pad before webos doctor wont work!
 

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@Taylored

I didn't try to get Chromium running tbh, firefox and nagios plugin works gret tho!
 

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Okay, from what I have found...

If you wipe the memory your pretty much screwed (I havn't btw). I havnt opened the pad yet to see if there is any easy way to get at the memory, but I expect not.
The memory is laid out into 14 partitions and generally dont touch partitions 1-12, partition 13 is where bootie lives so dont kill it, im gonna have a go at modding it but this partition is required to enable restore mode.
Partiton 14 is an LVM volume with everything else on there.
 
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