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[ROM] Htc Explorer (pico) - Explorer_ICS

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25th May 2012, 04:21 PM   |  #1  
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Hello Friends!

So, i'm trying to port HTC Desire C rom to our HTC Explorer.
All help and advice are welcome, I don't want this rom to be "my rom" but a rom for all of us and a little bit of everyody SEE UPDATE NEWS BELLOW!!

Drooling mode:



Still not able to boot but it installs!

I followed this guide for help.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1222746


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Help needed

I have doubts of what to do with this files I upload above. Now i'm trying with Stock rom and golf rom...the files are: build.pro, build.img, update.bin and update script,i'll update a folder with theses files from both roms! I guess this files are giving the problems because the rest of the tuturial is easy

So, Golf ---> Explorer, can someone with experience edit theses files so the rom dont have errors in booting up??? I made arrangents as I say below, but no sucess :S

-> build prop must have where is device and all...pico instead of golf!
->boot image must be of golf with bootclasspath line edited with stcoks'
-> Update binary (can i copy paste the stocks one?)
->Update script: this is the trick one, i dont know much :S

http://www.mediafire.com/?51v448c5d8hbu1z


Advice would be good too and take action in the port too, let's talk about it in this thread, let's make it a "Explorer's Community Rom"
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OTHER PORTS ICS or NOT

Rosie ICS Mod_by ourico4@XDA


I bring u guys,yet, another mod! This time another one to our beloved Rosie, the love of our eyes and the eye candy of our Explorer!

Same drill, flash through recovery,choose stock or jaggy version (this time have no unmod thing, so flash if u really want to, I don't know why u wouldn't :P )

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?gcbxp7jbwhk4mhb



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Rosie Mod_by ourico4@XDA - Mod and Unmod ZIP (just change the launcher home buttons to that circles)

Friends I got something for u!! Who likes Stock Rom or Jaggy Rom? Who likes the stock launcher but wished it was a little bit diferent? Well..wait no more!!

Just flash through recovery!

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?7ocbx9c2ia80byu


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1)‎>>>>BLUEMOD_ZIP: FOR STOCK ROM AND JAGGY ROM!<<<<<<<<


>ZIP for install mod, and.....BIG NEWS: zip for remove mod (yes remove and back to before mode!!)

>Back story: I applied the blue-mod theme (see original thread) to my phone but not manually, i tried as dicribed but still getting error in android commander so i make a zip to flash. I creat bluemod_zip based on the mod by user jinjamal in xda (great mod sir!!!)
I sucessful created a install zip, but how to unninstall? I didn't know..I started to think and I came with a way to do it!!

Ladies and gentelmen I present you the files:


>>>Download (it says green but is the blue mod!)<<<<<

>To those who have stock rom: http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?6w7m9b2lrx8gs87

>To those who have jaggy rom: http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?z06ue2ur76s393e

How to install/unninstall: zip of the folder in download (mod ou unmod) in sdcard, then just enter in recovery and "install zip from sd card"...Enjoy!! How simple is that???

>>>>Thanks friend Prasanna Chandra, Ashish Garg, Aabhas Lall and many more that replied to me in facebook group!! And of course to the creator of the mod jinjamal of XDA)



.................................................. .........[B]


NEWS: Hello friends! It's sad day for me, I'll have to abandon for a while the work in Porting golf rom to our ics University matters Nevertheless I want to thank all u guys who helped me and made me do things i didnt think i could do or learn related with android!! I had a lot of phone putting together de "bluemod zip"

I'll work in the mod when I can (See updates section below for my current developments!)

Thanks friends




AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

NEWS!!!!

So I was trying a little bit more!

Here my Updater-script and recovery.log of same instalation. Can u find errors? I can't acess logcat

Recovery.log http://pastebin.com/LAejRqKs

Updater-script: http://pastebin.com/hhVfH1E9

HERE IS THE LINK FOR MY WORK UNTIL NOW (DO NOT INSTALL; IT WONT BOOT; I'M NOT RESPONSIBLE):
http://www.mediafire.com/?aeflfe78i2767ok


Experienced DEVS Call-out for help



For now thanks to: thomas.raines, benjamin.j.goodwin, QuBe2 and dafabsl for help me where I "returned".




Best regards from Portugal
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25th May 2012, 04:30 PM   |  #2  
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hmm gr8 i hope so u will succeed....
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25th May 2012, 04:50 PM   |  #3  
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I will try to get this working this weekend, also for everyone else, try to use this forum for HTC explorer development rather than the Facebook group, makes things easier for everyone.

Don't forget to vote so that the HTC explorer gets its known section, (sorry I don't know the link, you can search for it).
And lastly if anyone has free time, try to help modafoca with porting cyanogenmod, do it for the community.
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25th May 2012, 05:07 PM   |  #5  
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Hopefully with all your help I'll make it work!
25th May 2012, 05:18 PM   |  #6  
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I'm starting messing with the files!

Any help regarding:

Boot.img
Updater-script
Updater binary
Build.prop

would be much apreciate!!

For example:
how can I mess with this files for the port to work, for example..copy the boot.img from stock to golf, copy the update binary, edit those lines of build prop (as saidin the guide)..and the big problem: updater-script :S

Cheers


Gonna test 3 diferent files I made! Wish me luck
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25th May 2012, 06:16 PM   |  #7  
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Cool Very warm luck for your rom
If need any help i will be happy to oblige
25th May 2012, 06:55 PM   |  #8  
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Get boot.img tools from here- https://github.com/sakindia123/kernel-htc-pico

Split both Htc Explorer and Desire C boot.img's
Code:
tools/mkbootfs boot | gzip > unpack/boot.img-ramdisk-new.gz
mkdir -p target_img
tools/mkbootimg --kernel unpack/boot.img-zImage --ramdisk unpack/boot.img-ramdisk-new.gz -o target_img/boot.img --base `cat unpack/boot.img-base`
cp target_img/boot.img output
COmpare bootclasspath and init scripts and take care of permissions,esp. ril and radio
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25th May 2012, 07:02 PM   |  #9  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sakindia123

Get boot.img tools from here- https://github.com/sakindia123/kernel-htc-pico

Split both Htc Explorer and Desire C boot.img's

Code:
tools/mkbootfs boot | gzip > unpack/boot.img-ramdisk-new.gz
mkdir -p target_img
tools/mkbootimg --kernel unpack/boot.img-zImage --ramdisk unpack/boot.img-ramdisk-new.gz -o target_img/boot.img --base `cat unpack/boot.img-base`
cp target_img/boot.img output
COmpare bootclasspath and init scripts and take care of permissions,esp. ril and radio

Friend i arrenged a way to make it automatic:

With DSIXDA Kitchen It treats of that part automaticlay, then i'm gonna try the guide, yet, again
25th May 2012, 07:03 PM   |  #10  
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W8ing for the day when my little explorer will be running ICS perfectly..
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