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i know we can add a init rc script.. by using..

import /init.something.rc in init.rc or init.<hardware>.rc

but they have to be included in the ramdisk.. so i have to like unpack boot.img, decompress ramdisk,
modify files, compress, repack, flash.. modify files, compress, repack flash.. @_@

is there some way i can get it to load a custom rc script.. in /system or some other partition? so i can just edit the rc script there..

i will add it later to ramdisk.. i just need this for testing.. is there some workaround for this??
 
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i know we can add a init rc script.. by using..

import /init.something.rc in init.rc or init.<hardware>.rc

but they have to be included in the ramdisk.. so i have to like unpack boot.img, decompress ramdisk,
modify files, compress, repack, flash.. modify files, compress, repack flash.. @_@

is there some way i can get it to load a custom rc script.. in /system or some other partition? so i can just edit the rc script there..

i will add it later to ramdisk.. i just need this for testing.. is there some workaround for this??
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and i know how to unpack/repack boot.img and edit ramdisk... done it like hundereds times..

the problem is that the device i am working on does not have fastboot.. so testing my changes in ramdisk is really difficult...

i just want to add a custom rc script.. somewhere in /system partition.. so i can just edit the rc script there. without having to pack/repack the boot.img

something like this should be added in init.rc or init.<hardware>.rc
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import /system/etc/init.custom.rc
but i don't know where to add that..
 
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and i know how to unpack/repack boot.img and edit ramdisk... done it like hundereds times..

the problem is that the device i am working on does not have fastboot.. so testing my changes in ramdisk is really difficult...

i just want to add a custom rc script.. somewhere in /system partition.. so i can just edit the rc script there. without having to pack/repack the boot.img

something like this should be added in init.rc or init.<hardware>.rc
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import /system/etc/init.custom.rc
but i don't know where to add that..
okay so, probably not what you really want but maybe useful
http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...nit-d-t2135610
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1276578

maybe enabling the boot script thing and biting the bullet for a one time dd will work out
when i'm testing something i switch my boot and recovery to save button ware [DON'T DO THAT IF YOUR SANE!!]
else you'll have to find some way to get the fastboot thing going, maybe test in emulator instead?
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okay so, probably not what you really want but maybe useful
http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...nit-d-t2135610
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1276578

maybe enabling the boot script thing and biting the bullet for a one time dd will work out
when i'm testing something i switch my boot and recovery to save button ware [DON'T DO THAT IF YOUR SANE!!]
else you'll have to find some way to get the fastboot thing going, maybe test in emulator instead?
that requires, the root filesystem to be rw.. the initramfs is saved in mmc... :| i will have to look into implementing it..

i have done that.. OwO

hmm.. i will see..
anyways thanks for helping...
 
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that requires, the root filesystem to be rw.. the initramfs is saved in mmc... :| i will have to look into implementing it..

i have done that.. OwO

hmm.. i will see..
anyways thanks for helping...
so, you're not rooted?
can you adb?
what device?
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so, you're not rooted?
can you adb?
what device?
i am rooted.. :| i meant, changes to root filesystem are lost on reboot..
the rw kernel mentioned there saves the changes to rootfilesystem...

yeah.. adb works :v
 
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i am rooted.. :| i meant, changes to root filesystem are lost on reboot..
the rw kernel mentioned there saves the changes to rootfilesystem...

yeah.. adb works :v
maybe something helpful in this
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2317790

so what device ? what are you trying to achieve?
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