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Cooking X8 2.1/2.2 roms [DEV] thread only!

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3rd December 2010, 11:41 AM |#21  
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Hi guys, I recently have bought SE X8 and updated to Android 2.1. I'm still learning android, because I had olny WM phones, but I want to help to develop a way to root our Shakira device.
 
 
3rd December 2010, 02:43 PM |#22  
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Rather than trying to make a custom rom shouldn't we first try to root it?

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3rd December 2010, 04:05 PM |#23  
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yes root is an important
4th December 2010, 01:19 AM |#24  
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No. This thread is about cooking custom roms. Go find a root solution somewhere else.
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Rather than trying to make a custom rom
shouldn' t we first try to root it?

No? We know how to boot custom roms (or so the OP says) so all we need to do is make a custom rom.

As for root, we have to start from scratch. And like I said, this thread is for cooking roms. Please don't post if you have nothing to contribute.
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4th December 2010, 09:34 AM |#25  
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You know how much easier will it be to build a custom rom, install it , test it , tweak it if we have a root access.
Now if someone wants to build a custom rom they will have to downgrade to 1.6 and start from there
Also now xperia x10 has got recovery , we might be able to get it but again we need root for that!
Just my opinions
4th December 2010, 09:51 AM |#26  
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how to locate Bootloader? which file is the bootloader? how to decript bootloader and repack?thanks for reply
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4th December 2010, 11:12 AM |#27  
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After reading the bootloader cracking thread in x10 forum,what i understand is Bootloader is inside nand which locked no way to read or write.
but maxfron was able to read the nand and i think they are searching for a way to write
4th December 2010, 02:40 PM |#28  
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Originally Posted by muzik_demon

You know how much easier will it be to build a custom rom, install it , test it , tweak it if we have a root access.
Now if someone wants to build a custom rom they will have to downgrade to 1.6 and start from there
Also now xperia x10 has got recovery , we might be able to get it but again we need root for that!
Just my opinions

Umm. You've got it backwards. If you've got a custom rom, then it is piss easy to gain root. Well that's the theory.
4th December 2010, 04:22 PM |#29  
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bootloader is the same in x10? or it will then be ported to x8?
4th December 2010, 07:33 PM |#30  
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Pinout under Battery Sticker
Hello :)

did anyone know the pinout under Battery (serial number sticker)?
looks like jtag interface, so may be useful?

w_ww.fotos-hochladen.net/view/xperiax81caw7nxm43.jpg
remove _ from link, i'm new here so i can't post link, sorry.
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5th December 2010, 09:56 AM |#31  
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bootloader is the same in x10? or it will then be ported to x8?

You would really hope the bootloader is the same on the X8. I don't think a bootloader can be ported. A bootloader is piece of hardware/hardcoded on the phone (IIRC).
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After reading the bootloader cracking thread in x10 forum,what i understand is Bootloader is inside nand which locked no way to read or write.
but maxfron was able to read the nand and i think they are searching for a way to write

Like I said, the bootloader is a piece of hardware on the phone. I doubt they will ever be able to write to it.

Of course I'm probably just an uneducated idiot, you can ignore me if you want.

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Hello :)

did anyone know the pinout under Battery (serial number sticker)?
looks like jtag interface, so may be useful?

w_ww.fotos-hochladen.net/view/xperiax81caw7nxm43.jpg
remove _ from link, i'm new here so i can't post link, sorry.



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