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[Q] Reset binary counter for I9100G?

15th November 2011, 01:16 PM   |  #1  
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I've a GT-I9100G with 3e recovery. Tried the old bootloader from Intratech's thread. But Odin failed (see image). I got it working by flashing the stock bootloader.

So here I assume old bootloader isn't compatible with I9100G, right? I've searched but everyone is pointing to the same bootloader used for I9100. While none of the G's owners reported back their success (or failure).

Any other ideas on how downgrade to be able to reset counter with a jig?

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PDA: I9100GJPKH8
PHONE: I9100GDZKH5
CSC: I9100GOJPKG7
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15th November 2011, 02:43 PM   |  #2  
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An i9100 is not a i9100G and they have different firmwares so the bootloader is also different.You could try and reflash an older firmware until there is and older flashable bootloader.Although once the new bootloader is set i dont know if its changable.If you know what older firmware you need I could look for it.
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15th November 2011, 03:04 PM   |  #3  
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yea figured that pretty much. However the phone came loaded with the mentioned firmware. I tried to figure which firmware was compatible with it but no luck.

Any idea, resource or list one could look into? and how much old of firmware should one try to get the 2e recovery? I read somewhere that 3e was introduced on Android v2.2

Thanks cooza. I hope someone could point me to the right direction on this one.
15th November 2011, 03:39 PM   |  #4  
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Originally Posted by redhams

yea figured that pretty much. However the phone came loaded with the mentioned firmware. I tried to figure which firmware was compatible with it but no luck.

Any idea, resource or list one could look into? and how much old of firmware should one try to get the 2e recovery? I read somewhere that 3e was introduced on Android v2.2

Thanks cooza. I hope someone could point me to the right direction on this one.

its quite possible that the G-series being released after the i9100 international came with the new bootloader pre-installed from the factory and that will be why its so hard to find a solution.I can only guess that in time with new firmwares someone will be able to find a way to make the old i9100 bootloader compatable with the newer series phones like the G,M and T galaxies and hopefully it will be Odin flashable to help other owners out.
22nd November 2011, 12:41 PM   |  #5  
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Pls help
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Originally Posted by cooza

An i9100 is not a i9100G and they have different firmwares so the bootloader is also different.You could try and reflash an older firmware until there is and older flashable bootloader.Although once the new bootloader is set i dont know if its changable.If you know what older firmware you need I could look for it.

Hi Mate,

If you could help i will be greatful?

I am trying to get my jig to work and reste my binary but no luck.

What you would segest to use as old firmware to get the USB Jig work?

I am back to XWKE7 and nothing is happening? it does somehow work on the Si9000 which i beleive they are the same Jig?

Please help or direct as i've tried everything.

Cheers,
4th February 2012, 10:27 PM   |  #6  
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sorry to bumping old thread..

i reset my counter with flash back with ODIN.
just flash PDA with stock DZKI1

no need pit and no need repartition..

after that just flash any rom and i can use USB Jig to reset the counter..
23rd February 2012, 10:31 PM   |  #7  
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Here is a patch for the i9100g.
It is the bootloader from firmware DZKJ2.

i9100g_jig-patch.tar

Use ODIN and flash this file with checked bootloader option.
Then you can use JIG to reset the binary counter.
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24th February 2012, 07:30 AM   |  #8  
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Quote:

I've a GT-I9100G with 3e recovery. Tried the old bootloader from Intratech's thread. But Odin failed (see image). I got it working by flashing the stock bootloader.

So here I assume old bootloader isn't compatible with I9100G, right? I've searched but everyone is pointing to the same bootloader used for I9100. While none of the G's owners reported back their success (or failure).

Any other ideas on how downgrade to be able to reset counter with a jig?

phone details
PDA: I9100GJPKH8
PHONE: I9100GDZKH5
CSC: I9100GOJPKG7

Check whether 'triangle away' app by chainfire is compatible with i9100G
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17th April 2012, 06:59 PM   |  #10  
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Thanks a lot buddy..
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Originally Posted by mdtxoom

Here is a patch for the i9100g.
It is the bootloader from firmware DZKJ2.

Attachment 916637

Use ODIN and flash this file with checked bootloader option.
Then you can use JIG to reset the binary counter.

Thanks a lot buddy. this worked surprisingly well for me and Bingo! the binary counter is reset and yellow triangle is gone. BTW, i have a I9100G with SuperROM v3.1 running on it.

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