Zip md5 Verification (looks for file with zipname.zip.md5)
Ability to flash multiple zips in one go
Ability to select which individual partitions to backup, and restore.
Ability to choose compression or no compression backups.
Compression takes longer of course, but you save roughly half the space. EVO3D's stock system uncompressed is ~800mb, 380mb compressed. You choose.
Ability to auto restore GAPPS on zip flash (for CM based ROMS)
Ability to auto reboot after successful flashes (for the lazy)
Some devices utilize their capacitive buttons in recovery.
Home - Main Menu
Menu - Advanced Menu
Back - Up a Menu Level
Search - Select Current Selection
Battery Level and Timestamp (Better safe than sorry)
Fully working terminal emulator (with exclusive fixes by me)
WHAT does work ?
The file manager
Using internal and external storage mounts
Backup & restore
Zip file installing
Everything else ?
WHAT doesn't ?
You tell me !
A FEW NOTES
OpenRecovery scripting for GooManager and others does currently *NOT* work, this is because the init.rc is missing a recovery boot flag, because of this the GooManager app fails to pass the correct recovery command to our device. This will be fixed very soon !
When installing a zip, you can now choose from internal or external storage right from the 'install zip' page, just like in Rogue Touch Recovery !
Added a super-awesome terminal emulator in 'advanced' page ! Try this out, it's amazing, really ! In addition, it has a special goodie by me, the command you type in, and hit enter, would normally stay there until you delete it manually each time. I fixed the source, so it goes away after hitting enter, just like a real command prompt !
Fixed the 'free disk space' shown on backup tab. Now it displays always the correct size which is left for backups, either internal or external storage. Both do fully work now.
Fixed the *EXTERNAL* storage automount, when you change your storage paths (mount->change radio buttons), while clicking the 'using external sdcard', the external MicroSD gets automounted. It gets auto-unmounted again when hitting 'using internal storage'
Fixed the boot partition backup system. Since we cannot backup /boot , I excluded this partition from the whole nandroid system. The button in the backup tab is gone now, so no choice to fail at backing up anymore !
Based on newest TeamWin Sources
Tablet UI (1280*800) resolution
Modified recovery.fstab & BoardConfig to make this compile.
Oh, stop it, you ! You were a bit faster than me ...
Download link is up in 2nd post.
I love it when that happens.... I see them now. I will flash it and see how it stacks up to the other touch recoveries.
EDIT: I just flashed it and played around with the UI for a few minutes. I found it vaguely reminiscent of UEFI, and it seemed very useful. I have had a need for a file browser more than once while in recovery, it is a shame though that editing files cannot be done (due to the difficulty level if creating a keyboard, and size limitations, i am sure). It is on my bucket list though, to be able to use some kind of terminal emulator in recovery without using adb. Overall, excellent work, and this will be my recovery if choice from now on! Just out if curiosity, how long did it take you to port this?
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28 Aug 2014
By Faiz Malkani
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