Kobo mini h/w hack




SD Card

Tools:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/win32diskimager/


http://www.partitionwizard.com/free-partition-manager.html

Backup the internal SD Card in the Kobo mini, using a sd card reader connected to the pc using win32diskimager

Write the image created by the backup to the new SD Card using win32diskimager

If using a SD Card > 2Gb, extend the KOBOeReader FAT partition to take advantage of the larger SD Card, using mini tool partition wizard.

Install XCSoar
http://max.kellermann.name/projects/xcsoar/kobo.html

More references:
http://a3nm.net/blog/fnacbook_kobo_hacking.html

XCSoar

Open questions:

How to disable irrelevant menu options / functions.

  • solution, change code. Disable Vega in config, in InputEvents.cpp , comment out //{ 10, 8, 99, _T(“Vega$(CheckVega)”) },

How to sort the waypoint list based on distance from glider.

Flaws:

Nav->Waypoint list->Landable returns take off… Not always true in HG/PG.