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[Fastboot]Custom Kernel for Motorola Defy Mini XT320/XT321

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10th March 2014, 07:33 AM   |  #1  
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First custom kernel for Defy Mini XT320/XT321 is here!

Featured on XDA Portal: http://www.xda-developers.com/androi...ini-xt320xt32/

@MauroSZ @Bernd.Defy @junk031

Despite us having a locked bootloader, we can boot a custom kernel via fastboot.

Technical Details:

Fastboot is stored as a secondary bootloader in Defy Mini. On older firmwares, the secondary bootloader had fastboot enabled but newer firmwares don't. This is why Motorola left a vulnerability in fastboot which allowed us to fastboot boot img files.

Kernel Source: https://github.com/rootdefyxt320/and...orola_tinboost

This kernel is made for Defy Mini stock ROM's.

Details:
Linux Kernel version 2.6.38.6

Features:
-Swap
-Insecure

To Do:
-Add overclock
-Add custom governors

Limitations:
-You must use fastboot everytime you want to boot a custom kernel so it requires a computer.

Instructions:

1. Download boot.img from attachments
2. Download modules.zip from attachments.
3. Make sure you have CWM Recovery, if not download it from Post #41
4. Now boot into CWM Recovery using the batch script or typing the command in cmd
Code:
fastboot boot name-of-recovery.img
4. Now type these commands in cmd:

Code:
adb shell mount -a
Code:
adb push modules.zip /sdcard
Code:
adb shell
Code:
cd /system/lib/modules
Code:
busybox unzip /sdcard/modules.zip
Then it will ask you to overwrite the files, press A on the keyboard.

Now type the next commands in cmd:

Code:
cd /system/lib
Code:
chmod 755 modules/*
Code:
exit
Code:
adb reboot-bootloader
Code:
fastboot boot boot.img
Updated to v2 in Post 8: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...20&postcount=8

Same installation instructions as v1.
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File Type: img boot.img - [Click for QR Code] (3.57 MB, 359 views)
File Type: zip modules.zip - [Click for QR Code] (752.0 KB, 362 views)
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