xda Instructions: [ROM][CM7] Size-agnostic SD Card image and CM7 installer for SD Cards. with updater - xda-developers
CM7 Releases: Latest Version - CyanogenMod Wiki
(scroll to bottom for google apps)
1. Download generic-sdcard-v1.3 img and unzip thefile.
2. Download update-cm-7.1.0-encore-signed zip file (CM7 stable).
3. Download gapps-gb-20110828-signed zip file(latest google apps).
4. Burn the unzipped generic-sdcard image to sd card using Win 32Disk Imager.
(NOTE: you will only see ~115MB of space on the card after doing this. This is correct and normal you are not losing the remaining space on your SD card but it will only be visable once you boot into CM7.)
4a. Use EaseUS partition manager or another partition manager program to resize the boot partition to 250MB.5. Copy update-cm-7.1.0-encore-signed and gapps-gb-20110828-signedzip files to SD card. *Do not change the file names.*5a. *Optional* If you want to run an overclock kernel you need to choose and download a compatible kernel for SD (not eMMC).6. Power down Nook and insert SD Card.
5b. Move the uImage file from the SD card to your pc as a backup.
5c. Rename the oc kernel you have downloaded uImage copy it to the SD card.
7. Power on Nook and wait for CM7 boot program to run.
8. Program will say install finished “It is safe to power off now” but wait until the screen goes blank.
9. Hold power button for 10 seconds to power down Nook.
10. Power up Nook.
11. You will see blue text Android followed by CM7boot screen followed by a choice of com.android.provision.DefaultActivity or Setup Wizard.
12. Choose Setup Wizard.
13. Touch the Android to begin.
14. Choose skip at google account.
15. Choose next use location.
16. Select time zone, check automatic then next.
17. Press the n button.
18. Then Menu>Settings>Wireless & networks>Wi-Fi settings and connect to your network.
19. Once connected use the Back button twice.
20. Choose Accounts & sync from the menu. Add account>Google.
21. Choose next.
22. Sign in with your Google account.
23. Click OK.
24. Select the Google apps to install (recommend Gmail, Google Maps, Google Voice andYouTube). Click OK.
25. Click Accept.
26. Click each selected app to download it.
27. Choose if you want to use backup & restore, click next.
28. Click Finish setup.
You have now completed the major portion of the setup and can run CM7 J
Extra setup -
Menu>Settings>CyogenMod settings>Performance>CPUsettings>Max CPU frequency: 925MHz, Set on boot checked.
Menu>Settings>CyogenMod settings>Tablet tweaks>Choosesoft-buttons: add Home, set others to preference.
Menu>Settings>CyogenMod settings>Tablettweaks>Choose unhide button> Vol+ or Vol-
Menu>Settings>Applications: Check Unknown sources
Menu>Settings>ADWLauncher>Screenpreferences>Deskto p Columns: 8
*Note according to micro SD card tests on the XDA forum choosing a card with a high small block Random Write speed (QD32) may result in performance increases in running bootable ROMs from a micro SD card while cards with poor QD32 performance may have issues with speed and force closing. For further information check this thread here xda-developers - View Single Post - SD Strange-results - or - How I learned to love CM7 on SD - Dec-11 results compiled! and the table listing tested QD32 speeds https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...lRDJQTEE#gid=0.