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Old September 17th, 2009, 02:03 AM   #7 (permalink)
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You'll probably find your answer on xda developers. If I'm not mistaken, once you get the files out of the images, just put them in a zip and use the signing tool on the zip.
It's not that straightforward. The image files don't appear to be interchangeable. Apparently the images within the tar package lack some header but that should be easy to find out, as soon as i get some time to do that =)

One also needs to create the update script that is shipped within the update.zip to write the data to the phone.

It should be relatively simple to convert the image from the tar package to an image that is suitable for direct flashing, but it just needs to be figured out.

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Oh and the update.zip method is known as fastboot.
Well, fastboot can be used to push images to the phone, which is used to update the recovery image and so on. The update.zip method is called OTA updates. Terminology is not important, but being able to flash the phone from linux is
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