Several people have already figured out the details on their own, but I have gotten requests to do a more comprehensive tutorial on how the boot and recovery images are structured, and how you can edit them.
Your phone has several d...
Where does boot.img flash? What is the corresponding part of the system?
I'm not sure what exactly you mean, but when you do flash_image boot imagefile.img it will write imagefile.img to /dev/mtd/mtd2, which is where your phone looks for the boot...
How to create a boot image:
1. put a properly encoded initlogo.rle in root directory
2. insert this line in init.rc in the boot: section (optional, this disables the stock android boot animation)
setprop debug.sf.nobootanimation 1
3. wrap it all u...
gzip: ../mtd2.img-ramdisk.cpio.gz: decompression OK, trailing garbage ignored
Is this warning expected? Is safe to continue?
Yes, you would expect trailing zeroes, which would give you that error. The trailing zeroes exist i...
You could I guess...
Honestly it may be easier to just use adb to run the shell scripts that enable/disable the configuration.
Hm, I've got it starting up from Terminal Emulator (Term.apk). I still have to type things on the command-line but at...