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[Q) ICS Port

9th March 2012, 02:29 AM   |  #1  
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So it has been announced that the SGS2 line will be updated to ICS Saturday. Will a port be possible to the infuse? I know its different chip sets, and all the other goodies, but will it still be possible?
9th March 2012, 02:37 AM   |  #2  
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If I were you, I'd don a flak jacket quick!

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9th March 2012, 02:39 AM   |  #3  
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maybe if it was i9000 ( sgs1 ) we just use linuxbozo's tool
9th March 2012, 03:52 AM   |  #4  
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maybe if it was i9000 ( sgs1 ) we just use linuxbozo's tool

No go, tried. Aosp only way, and porting is extremely hard because ics uses completely new drivers. If the gingerbread and ics kernels are woven together, it would work. Part of the reason why ICS is hard to come by is it is so different. Btw, be ready to be told no infuse devs will do it, i do not blame them. Sammy loves sacrificing peoples thoughts with money.... like apple does. Seems to gather the most people too lol....
9th March 2012, 05:26 AM   |  #5  
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So is once a week the expected occurrence of these type of threads now-a-days??

Even the flamers are gave up haha
9th March 2012, 05:33 AM   |  #6  
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maybe if it was i9000 ( sgs1 ) we just use linuxbozo's tool

lb's tool doesnt magically compile a kernel for operating systems the came out after the creation of the tool. that would be cool though.....

what hellraiser is is a normal infuse kernel and a collection of hardware libs pulled directly from an infuse rom to interface with the kernel. it only does gb and was only possible because gingerbread was already available on the rogers infuse.

but an i9000 ics release could potentially help an infuse port but we would need a kernel dev in on it that had some knowledge of the differences between ics and gingerbread. but in reality the biggest thing holding up an aosp version (with some things broken of coarse) is a lack of a dev familiar with aosp ports on galaxy s phones. much of the major hardware is the same as the nexus s, even tha galaxy nexus has the gpu of our phone. the cpu, gpu, audio, ect are not nessessarily a problem. wifi, gps, bluetooth, mhl, and cell connection/data could be problems but wifi and gps work in cm7 so its posible they'd also work in ics.
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Oh God here we go again

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9th March 2012, 10:34 PM   |  #8  
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So is once a week the expected occurrence of these type of threads now-a-days??

Even the flamers are gave up haha

more than. it seems atleast once every other day...
10th March 2012, 07:38 AM   |  #9  
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23rd April 2012, 02:13 PM   |  #10  
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Alright cool. So it's a no go. That's all. And for you with the ignorant comment, what do you get out of them? nothing. I laugh at you more than the ignorance thrown out there.

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