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what should i do if the rom i want to port has boot.img

11th May 2014, 04:21 PM |#1  
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i want to port a rom that has boot.img from galaxy mini ... each time i try it gives me bootloop ... what should i do?
 
 
11th May 2014, 04:40 PM |#2  
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try logcating it

and if it has a boot.img just delete it - thats that kernel file for another phone
11th May 2014, 08:07 PM |#3  
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try logcating it

and if it has a boot.img just delete it - thats that kernel file for another phone

so ... its a cm7 based i can flash it over the bieltv.3's kernel ?
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so ... its a cm7 based i can flash it over the bieltv.3's kernel ?

you need to be on an ext file system and use a cm compatible kernel

if your base rom is bieltv cm7 then you would need to use his kernel


there are plenty of guides out there that tell you how to port a rom
11th May 2014, 09:26 PM |#5  
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Delete the boot.img file no need for it..
If using Biel cm7 as base flash specific kernel
If using Percy cm7 flash CM#2 kernel.


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13th May 2014, 09:01 AM |#6  
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you need to be on an ext file system and use a cm compatible kernel

if your base rom is bieltv cm7 then you would need to use his kernel


there are plenty of guides out there that tell you how to port a rom

yes but i searched and i didn't find any which tells about the boot.img
13th May 2014, 09:02 AM |#7  
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Delete the boot.img file no need for it..
If using Biel cm7 as base flash specific kernel
If using Percy cm7 flash CM#2 kernel.


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the have bugs ... i didnt use any of them as base xD
the guide also said that if your base rom has bugs like camera so your port will have it
13th May 2014, 09:05 AM |#8  
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yes but i searched and i didn't find any which tells about the boot.img

like I said boot.img is the kernel

you dont want to flash another phones kernel on your phone so you just delete it or replace it with one from your phone buts its probably better to just delete it and leave the rom kernel free as unless you have permission and the kernel source you cant post it and most people like to choose what kernel they use

you can remove the line for boot.img from the updater script if you want to

when porting a rom you are just looking at the system folder and then if there is anything extra in the updater script you can look at that
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13th May 2014, 09:34 AM |#9  
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like I said boot.img is the kernel

you dont want to flash another phones kernel on your phone so you just delete it or replace it with one from your phone buts its probably better to just delete it and leave the rom kernel free as unless you have permission and the kernel source you cant post it and most people like to choose what kernel they use

you can remove the line for boot.img from the updater script if you want to

when porting a rom you are just looking at the system folder and then if there is anything extra in the updater script you can look at that

thanks man you are really very helpful
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