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I'm on the original 2.3.6 rooted ROM from way back when it came out.

I want to upgrade to CM9 nightly, but with more than 300 pages in that thread, I'm having trouble finding My upgrade path.

I'm not too sure about this MTD/non MTD thing either.

Anyone willing to help a disabled vet out? I've given myself a midrange trying to figure it all out.

I'll give you all the thanks I've got.

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22nd April 2012, 03:49 AM |#2  
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Why don't you start by telling us what is your tab model and go from there.

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22nd April 2012, 04:12 AM |#3  
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Sorry, thought I had it in my signature.

US T-Mobile model. Running the 2.3.6 euro room that came out a last year?

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22nd April 2012, 09:19 AM |#4  
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Hi,

I have the same question but I am on a Euro GTAB Model (P1000), running a rootet Gingerbread 2.3.3 XXJQ1. What would be the right upgrade path/procedures to CM9 nightly?
22nd April 2012, 01:57 PM |#5  
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Same as my tab.
Sorry I am on xda app can't see signatures

Go to overcome site
Http://www.teamovercome.net

Read the guide,
Missing pictures can be seen here.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=20974872

Basically.
Download GB-stock-safe-v5 and overcome kernel tar format. It will convert your filesystem to ext4 and provides CWM recovery.
flash both and your tab will be ready to flash ics from sdcard using cwm.
You can stop there with the guide, no need to flash overcome from.

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22nd April 2012, 02:30 PM |#6  
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Originally Posted by priyana

Same as my tab.
Sorry I am on xda app can't see signatures

Go to overcome site
Http://www.teamovercome.net

Read the guide,
Missing pictures can be seen here.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=20974872

Basically.
Download GB-stock-safe-v5 and overcome kernel tar format. It will convert your filesystem to ext4 and provides CWM recovery.
flash both and your tab will be ready to flash ics from sdcard using cwm.
You can stop there with the guide, no need to flash overcome from.

Worked for me !
22nd April 2012, 04:03 PM |#7  
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Awesome, then download the latest nightly and flash in ROM manager?

are the nightlies in ROM manager?

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22nd April 2012, 06:27 PM |#8  
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Okay, I followed the instructions completely, everything was fine.

I downloaded the April 21 CM9 Nightly, and booted into recovery.

I selected it, it installed decently quickly, and now it is boot looping, showing some install screen that I can't read because it is so quick, but it shows an android laying on its back with a red exclamation mark...

Help?
22nd April 2012, 06:30 PM |#9  
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Managed to get back into recovery.

I'm going to try rewiping it all and reflashing.
22nd April 2012, 06:32 PM |#10  
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That seems to have done it, It is booting now, got the CM9 boot animation.

Now I need a landscape animation...
22nd April 2012, 07:43 PM |#11  
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Don't forget to flash the gapps-ics-20120317-signed.zip .

http://goo.im/gapps

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