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29th May 2012, 05:20 PM |#11  
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This sounds kind of like "live logcat", is it similar?
 
 
29th May 2012, 06:10 PM |#12  
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this is awesome. I disabled my boot animation and it only shows the kernel messages for a few seconds then a plain android boot animation appears. Is there any way to make it longer or is that all that is supposed to come up?

i am on aokp b37 also.

good work!

You need to rename /system/bin/bootanimation to something else
30th May 2012, 08:18 AM |#13  
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This sounds kind of like "live logcat", is it similar?

exactly what I came here to say. I tried it a while back and it worked flawlessly: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...cat.lite&hl=en
31st May 2012, 10:48 AM |#14  
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exactly what I came here to say. I tried it a while back and it worked flawlessly: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...cat.lite&hl=en

No it's different.
Livelogcat is a bootanimation which draws logcat messages in a complex manner.
My patch disables the animation and let the kernel print messages like it does on PC and servers:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bo7f1UHb-Fs
http://youtu.be/NQ8rzbW1Wdk?t=41s
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31st May 2012, 06:18 PM |#15  
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can you give us the source code?
31st May 2012, 06:55 PM |#16  
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if anyone is willing to help I would create an update zip which flashes the boot partition and renames /system/bin/bootanimation

Cheers,
Matteo


Here, flashable zip in recovery

Using any kernel format installer (koush) does not touch the existing ramdisk (no problem on CM etc)

and Kernel.Messages.bootanimation_Restore.zip reverting /system/bin/bootanimation
(Edit : If you deleted that file already, flash Installing_system.bin.bootanimation.zip to restore)
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31st May 2012, 06:56 PM |#17  
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I used image flasher GUI on my ns4g but apparently it is not supported for gnex. What are some other methods of flashing an image.

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