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GREAT NEWS !!! - touchscreen fully fixed by OliWe

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By camro, Senior Member on 19th August 2010, 07:33 PM
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HI, i want to inform you that my friend OliWe fixed:

.) FIXED: touchscreen calibration (don't forget to remove the old ts_calibrate file from sdcard.
.) FIXED: touchscreen wrong pointer input (2-3cm jumps)
the hole touch screen problem.
.) ADDED: LONG PRESS of hardware key
now you can (ex) use long press of red button and then you can switch off the phone - this is woring also)

for installation:
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please download the latest kernel htc-msm-linux @ 20100819_200730 or newer.
latest kernle downloading on: http://glemsom.users.anapnea.net/android2/htc-msm-linux

Install new kernel:
1.) download kernel + extract the .tar.bz2.
then you'll find a module....tar.gz + zImage...
the zImage.... you must rename to zImage and
both files you must copy tho your SDCard. direct to sdcard ("Storage Card").

ALL HONOR GOES TO OliWe
Last edited by camro; 25th August 2010 at 05:21 PM.
 
 
19th August 2010, 08:38 PM |#2  
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I can confirm this, just tried it out.
I can type just fine on the keyboard now as opposed to before when it was a nightmare!

Thanks, GREAT job!!
19th August 2010, 08:54 PM |#3  
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Thumbs up Just perfect
Two big problems killed in the same time! Really great job, Oliwe !!!
Thanks +1
20th August 2010, 01:07 AM |#4  
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seems to be working for me too. The whole typing experience is now like windows mobile - Great! Thanks!
20th August 2010, 03:41 AM |#5  
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exactly a great news, many thanks for the hard work...
20th August 2010, 06:40 AM |#7  
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Talking tested
Tested and it works =]

Keep up the good work devs. Sad about the battery and hope there is a fix for this but otherwise loving what you guys are doing and achieving.
20th August 2010, 09:28 AM |#8  
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Hey, its fixed. And it works. Thats really good news. Thank you very very much.
20th August 2010, 10:14 AM |#9  
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Hey Guys,

It's nice to see, that my patches are working for all of you

The last patch filters about 99% of all jumps. Small jumps (a few pixels) are still possible, but they are very rare and you won't even notice them.

Have fun playing with android


Thank you @camro for the intensive testing
20th August 2010, 10:44 AM |#10  
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Sorry, but I just test it with Android 2.1 on my Blackstone.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=621498&

And this is not working well, the touch calibration is completely out

What are your options on your startup.txt about touch calib' ?

EDIT: Yeah it is working ! I can check my notification with a shield xD
We have to
- delete the old ts_calibrate file from sdcard
AND
- remove the msmts_calib from the startup.txt (usually msmts_calib=0x395.0x3c9.0x79.0x77 on blackstone)

And I can switch off Android
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20th August 2010, 11:09 AM |#11  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cis.snakeman

Sorry, but I just test it with Android 2.1 on my Blackstone.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=621498&

And this is not working well, the touch calibration is completely out

What are your options on your startup.txt about touch calib' ?

It looks like you didn't calibrate your touchscreen on first boot. Delete the ts-calibration file from your sd-card and boot into android. It will ask you to calibrate the touchscreen (you have to click on 5 white boxes, you should use the stylus for this).

The calibration in startup.txt is no longer needed. You can delete it

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