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[DEV/LEAK] ICS for A501

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18th April 2012, 11:04 PM   |  #31  
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Originally Posted by gunness1991

do i need to download all 4 files?

can i update from stock recovery?

currently running stock a501

???
18th April 2012, 11:10 PM   |  #32  
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???

patience dude!!!

i think you're better off waiting for sometime until the devs get here.

If you really want to try then you better root and back up your current rom.

To answer your first question, yes, you need to download all files and flash them in the correct order.
19th April 2012, 12:59 AM   |  #33  
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I've extracted all the update files. I'm able to flash the first file but then the other files work flash. I keep getting and error 7. Am I missing something?
19th April 2012, 11:24 AM   |  #34  
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Can someone post a rooted cwm .zip?

Pretty please?
19th April 2012, 12:10 PM   |  #35  
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Actually this is a kernel (boot.img) restriction (someone posted A500 ICS kernel sources and the ACER_SECURE trick was quite obvious), the bootloader/EBT is not really concerned.
Right now, I'm running that official A500 ICS kernel on A501 without any issue (I don't care having R/W on system), so I was hoping to be able to run the A501 kernel on a 3.0.1 bootloader.

yeah, but, with the 501 kernel, a lot of SU apps won't work like they're supposed to with no system R/W. I ran the CM9 version with the 500 patched kernel, and posted my results there.

If you're running a 501 with a 500 kernel, have you checked Wifi, gps, and 3g? All functioning normal? Using the 500 module files or are you using the new ones?

So basically with the 500, you had 2 choices. Run with the HC bootloader and patched boot.img(and get the messed up boot screen), or run with the patched ICS bootloader.

Half the folks want the choice to go back to 3.2.x without having to reflash the bootloader, so the use the patched kernel.

Just curious how things are running on a 501 using a 500 kernel.
19th April 2012, 12:46 PM   |  #36  
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Ok, I tried the update and it is working fine on my A501:
1. Using stock HC3.0.1 bootloader (never flashed) and CWM 1.7
2. Installed a "cleaned" Acer_A501_4.066.29_COM_GEN1 (bootloader+recovery removed)
3. Installed a "cleaned" Acer_A501_4.066.29_041.126.01_COM_GEN1 (bootloader+recovery removed)

Only did a quick checkup, but so far:
- boot is fine (although I get the doubled "acer" logo as with A500 kernels)
- 3G works
- wifi works
- front/read cam works

Looks good.
Thanks Vache BTW !
19th April 2012, 02:12 PM   |  #37  
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Originally Posted by HooeyBooey

I've extracted all the update files. I'm able to flash the first file but then the other files work flash. I keep getting and error 7. Am I missing something?

No, not really.

My first attempt, I decrypted and pulled the update.zips, renaming them to update_1.zip, 2, 3, and 4. (you have to decrypt and pull the update from all of them, as the original formats won't work)

Not sure what the heck happened, but more errors than you could count starting with number 1 (on 3.2.1). Blew away the whole system (red boot verified fail). Think it blew away every Devblk I had!

TimmyDeans EUU method wouldn't take official CUID number, So had to NV Flash in APX mode the ICS patched bootloader/recovery. Then I could install my CM9 build. Acer recovery (although you can't update it for some reason) as I like RA Recovery.

Running the same 1,2,3,4 .zip files, the first 2 installed fine (random offset, and prior install log errors, no biggie)

#3 and 4 recieved error 7. Immediately shut down tab. Pulled the 3 and 4 updates from the decrypted files, renamed to update_3 and update_4, deleted the 2 from sd and copied again.

Boot to recovery, installed 3 and 4 (NO WIPES). Same offset errors and install log errors, but when finished it booted fine.

Note that I used my SD card reader on PC to copy files till the OS was up and running.

So pull your update.zips again from the decrypted files again. Should work.
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19th April 2012, 03:09 PM   |  #38  
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Can someone post a rooted cwm .zip?

Pretty please?

Here you go : http://d-h.st/Dgf

Added SuperUser and Busybox.

Thanks to paugustin for providing system and boot backup.
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19th April 2012, 03:20 PM   |  #39  
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Thank you so much. Been waiting for this for ages (Well it feels like already)

Will try it when I get home.
19th April 2012, 04:38 PM   |  #40  
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Here you go : http://d-h.st/Dgf

Added SuperUser and Busybox.

Thanks to paugustin for providing system and boot backup.

Thanks for putting this together. Downloading now.

--Update--
Not loading. I've tried everything, format everything, wipe everything. Stuck on Acer boot screen.
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