Microsoft to Counter “OK Google” with Bing Torque

When Microsoft is making apps for Android, users should be aware that something … more

Google Confirms “Android Lollipop Day” for November 3rd

A little over a week ago, Google announced the latest iteration of … more

Get Your XDA 2015 Custom Avatar and Signature Images Here

As stated in our motto, XDA Developer is for developers, by developers. The … more

Pin Your Photos on Android Lollipop with Photo Pinner

In the last few weeks,we have been talking quite a bit about Android 5.0 Lollipop. This … more
Post Reply

Porting i9000 gingerbread to i9003

OP bala_gamer

26th April 2011, 12:05 PM   |  #1  
bala_gamer's Avatar
OP Recognized Contributor
Flag Madurai-Chennai
Thanks Meter: 6,565
 
11,365 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2011
Donate to Me
More
Hi all , as the title says is there any way to port gingerbread to i9003?

What are all the changes that have to be done in the gingerbread rom to make it work with i9003?
Can we take the drivers for i9000 from its original firmware and merge it with gingerbread.

I know if we flash the wrong firmware it wont go past the samsung logo. But what is making it to stop there??
1.Hardware Drivers?.
2.Phone model conflict.?

Post your ideas and opinions.....
26th April 2011, 12:09 PM   |  #2  
Member
Flag Heathfield
Thanks Meter: 7
 
98 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jul 2010
More
I don't think it would be possible, not without ALOT of work anyway. I think I remember 'curio tweeting about it having completely different hardware, although I could well be wrong...
26th April 2011, 12:20 PM   |  #3  
bala_gamer's Avatar
OP Recognized Contributor
Flag Madurai-Chennai
Thanks Meter: 6,565
 
11,365 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2011
Donate to Me
More
Curio only said that the audio hadware is different. Why cant we remove the drivers of i9000 from that gingerbread rom and replace it with i9003 drivers. May be it is easy to say but hard to achieve, i want to take some initial steps towards it...

Any guidance from developers will be helpful
26th April 2011, 12:29 PM   |  #4  
Senior Member
Flag New Delhi
Thanks Meter: 226
 
1,215 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2011
More
We need some experienced developers to start this or else wait for official version from samsung.
26th April 2011, 01:18 PM   |  #5  
runedrune's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Lahore
Thanks Meter: 2,296
 
4,509 posts
Join Date:Joined: Nov 2010
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by bala_gamer

Curio only said that the audio hadware is different. Why cant we remove the drivers of i9000 from that gingerbread rom and replace it with i9003 drivers. May be it is easy to say but hard to achieve, i want to take some initial steps towards it...

Any guidance from developers will be helpful

not just that. you guys have a different cpu/gpu too.
26th April 2011, 02:21 PM   |  #6  
bala_gamer's Avatar
OP Recognized Contributor
Flag Madurai-Chennai
Thanks Meter: 6,565
 
11,365 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2011
Donate to Me
More
Ya the CPU/GPU/CHIPSET/AUDIO are different, but we have all the required drivers and files in the i9003 original rom file. WHy cant we replace those in the gingerbread rom. I may be wrong , but its not at all impossible.
26th April 2011, 03:35 PM   |  #7  
alcurtis93's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 176
 
1,246 posts
Join Date:Joined: Oct 2010
Donate to Me
More
You make it sound so easy. You can't just replace the drivers with i9003 ones without editing the software to be compatible with the new drivers. Just wait for gingerbread

Galaxy S - no point in writing rom or kernel constantly changing!
26th April 2011, 08:51 PM   |  #8  
falex007's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Odessa
Thanks Meter: 229
 
632 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2011
More
The linux kernel in Gingerbread is different. That's why drivers from old kernel can be incompatible. Also we don't have sources to compile new drivers.

Sent from my GT-I9003 using Tapatalk
29th April 2011, 04:49 PM   |  #9  
trip007in's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Bangalore
Thanks Meter: 647
 
1,147 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jun 2010
More
None of the developers are interested in this phone. In spite of consistent requests we have not been provided a separate section at XDA. Either Admin does not like this phone or they are waiting for some developer to take initiative. Even the cheapest phone has a development thread within a short period of its release. May be its a fate of I9003 users.
29th April 2011, 06:42 PM   |  #10  
Member
Doha
Thanks Meter: 3
 
54 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2011
More
I think that all because the phone is available in specific countriea bot widly spread

Sent from my GT-I9003 using XDA Premium App

Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes