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[ROM] [WIP] [BUILD 6] [9.1.13] Firefox OS (B2G) - NOT ANDROID, SOMETHING DIFFERENT

30th July 2012, 05:55 PM   |  #1  
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General Info:

More information about Firefox OS (B2G) is available here and here. So... I saw this and couldn't resist having a little sneaky play around with it. This is NOT a daily driver. This is NOT stable. It's pre-alpha. If you want something to use as a phone, this isn't it. If you just want to use your phone as a phone, you need android rom.

With that aside, and with the clear understanding that while this won't brick your phone, it's nothing to do with me if it did for some reason, or likewise if your cat (or other cute pet) suffers a painful death as a result of flashing this. At your own risk, like everything else here on XDA-Developers!

So without further ado, WTF is this? Well, it's a project from Mozilla (the lovely people behind the Firefox browser). I won't go into details, suffice to say I suggest you read a lot over at their wiki - start off at https://wiki.mozilla.org/B2G and work your way through the pages.


These builds can only be installed with CWM!!!

Instructions for installing the first time :

Wipe data/factory reset
Format system
Install data.zip
Install system.zip


Upgrade Instruction:

Format system
Install system.zip


Download:
Data
System

Code:
Build 6:
-Update code base
-Some changes in kernel
-A new method of installing data

Build 5:
-Update code base. This month guys from mozilla have done a lot work on creating your own font and acceleration drawing graphics.

Build 4:
-Update code base
-Volume keys used as a menu button
-A new method of installing firmware via recovery
-Use ftp server for firmware. Thank you so much for this, ancdix
-Small code cleanup
-Fix some small bugs

Build 3 did not laid out in public.

Build 2:
-Update code base
-Support flash firmware via recovery
-Increased performance

Build 1:
- Initial release
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30th July 2012, 06:25 PM   |  #2  
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Really nice work, I was looking at giving this a go myself.
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So what doesn't work?
That would make it's easier to determine whether to experiment or not!
Do calls and sms work?

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Instalation from twrp or cwr recovery nor work, only fastboot?
Oh, sorry, only fastboot. (((


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Quote:
Originally Posted by Elisha

So what doesn't work?
That would make it's easier to determine whether to experiment or not!
Do calls and sms work?

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It is not for daily using, only for experiments)

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Instalation from twrp or cwr recovery nor work, only fastboot?

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I wrote instraction. For now it only for fastboot.
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this could be EPIC!
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Can we have the images to start testing?
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Can we have the images to start testing?

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Oh, the link didnt appears in tapatalk, my bad.
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hehe, just tested it out.

Looks pretty awesome, suprised at how fast it boots. Can't wait to see the development for this, looks like it's going well already!

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