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9th February 2014, 01:05 PM   |  #1  
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Hello

I'm on stock 4.3 with MJ7 bootloader .. and for my today is the day to trip knox and rock custom rom on it ..

I want to know what are the thing that i should do before root and install custom recovery / rom ... ???

i found this thread : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2447342

is there any thing else ??

thank you
9th February 2014, 01:08 PM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by RaDi

Hello

I'm on stock 4.3 with MJ7 bootloader .. and for my today is the day to trip knox and rock custom rom on it ..

I want to know what are the thing that i should do before root and install custom recovery / rom ... ???

i found this thread : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2447342

is there any thing else ??

thank you

Only one thing once knox is tripped there's know going back
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9th February 2014, 01:34 PM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by RaDi

Hello

I'm on stock 4.3 with MJ7 bootloader .. and for my today is the day to trip knox and rock custom rom on it ..

I want to know what are the thing that i should do before root and install custom recovery / rom ... ???

i found this thread : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2447342

is there any thing else ??

thank you


It would have been interesting to at least try some new test in the process - for instance I have seen some intriguing reports from N900W8 models where they have apparently installed some version of xnote (custom rom pre-rooted) without tripping knox presumably by somehow using stock Samsung kernel and stock Samsung recovery (I repeat, that was THEIR claim, not mine, but more research and testing on the subject would be nice).
9th February 2014, 11:37 PM   |  #6  
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I'm one of those people. I installed the Mexican update, then rooted using Cf autoroot, then installed CWM and flashed X-Note with Katturbine kernel and I'm still knox 0x0 :/

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10th February 2014, 08:06 AM   |  #7  
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I am also on MJ7, N900t and I had have two questions if possible.
1. Do you recommend me to upgrade to kitkat then to have custom rom or just to root my 4.3 then to have a custom rom?

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2. Can you please explain what you did step by step instructions to what you did, and if possible providing a link to the Mexican rom you referred to and the same CWM you used.


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I'm one of those people. I installed the Mexican update, then rooted using Cf autoroot, then installed CWM and flashed X-Note with Katturbine kernel and I'm still knox 0x0 :/

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That sounds very different from what I was expecting, and so far based on that I would say that it mostly seems to be a result of the N900W8 bootloader system rather than something very special that needs to be done when flashing stuff

Question specific for N900W8 - is it possible to downgrade MJ4 -> MJ1 on that phone? (since that would confirm that the W8 bootloader is quite different).
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That sounds very different from what I was expecting, and so far based on that I would say that it mostly seems to be a result of the N900W8 bootloader system rather than something very special that needs to be done when flashing stuff

Question specific for N900W8 - is it possible to downgrade MJ4 -> MJ1 on that phone? (since that would confirm that the W8 bootloader is quite different).

No, not possible to downgrade to MJ1 even when you came from MJ1 and upgraded to MJ4.

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I am also on MJ7, N900t and I had have two questions if possible.
1. Do you recommend me to upgrade to kitkat then to have custom rom or just to root my 4.3 then to have a custom rom?

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2. Can you please explain what you did step by step instructions to what you did, and if possible providing a link to the Mexican rom you referred to and the same CWM you used.


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I followed this guide :P
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2618633

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