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[ROM][WIP] Unofficial CM9 Port - Alpha 5

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By vinvinvinster, Senior Member on 3rd June 2012, 12:32 AM
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Starting with Alpha 3 this rom is mostly stable and can be used as a daily driver for most people.

WARNING
Flash at your own risk. If you flash this, I cannot help you if anything goes wrong.


What works:
Touchscreen
Calling - totally fixed now thanks to h8rift
Mobile Data
SMS + MMS
Sound
Multitasking is greatly improved
Mounting internal storage
Mount phone as USB storage for computer
Camera
WiFi
App switch button remapped as menu
Rotation
Proximity sensor

What doesn't work:
NFC
Camcorder
Panorama mode in Camera app
2G/3G switch

Developers:
Device tree available on Github here: https://github.com/vmagro/android_device_htc_evita
To clone the source use this as your repo url (it will download my device tree and all of the other repos that are changed from stock CM9) git://github.com/vmagro/android.git

Download and installation notes in 2nd post, screenshots in 3rd post.

Thanks to:
xkonni and intervigil
h8rift
designgears
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3rd June 2012, 12:32 AM |#2  
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Installation instructions: (updated)
Download ALpha 4 and ICS gapps
Reboot into recovery
Nandroid Backup (optional, but good if you want to be able to go back to your exact previous setup if you are unsatisfied)
Wipe/Factory Reset
Install Alpha 4 + Gapps
Power on phone, might as well setup your accounts and such while you're here
Reboot into recovery
DO NOT WIPE
Install latest build from h8rift
Enjoy latest build/fixes with working data

IMPORTANT
As of Alpha 4, the app switch key is returned to the app switcher function. The menu button is now implemented in the space to the right of the app switch button. Obviously the new menu button isn't visible, but a menu press will be triggered when you touch the area to the right of the app switcher button. See below if you don't want this new feature.

Download Links

h8rift builds
http://code.google.com/p/cm9-msm8960/downloads/list

Alpha 4
alpha4.zip

Alpha 5
alpha5.zip 144.94 MB

Google Apps
http://goo.im/gapps
and choose the package for CM 9.0.x

This is for all those who were unhappy with the new menu button implementation:

Flash this zip to revert to the old app-switcher as menu button mapping (to make supporting 2 maps easier for me, the invisible button will function as app-switcher)

Old mapping 218.37 KB

Flash this zip to go back to the new mapping.

New mapping 218.37 KB
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Screenshots



Changelog

Alpha 5

Fixed:
Camcorder (sort of, sometimes gives bad output)
USB transfer speeds
WiFi tethering (according to h8rift, I haven't actually tried it

Still broken:
NFC
Panorama
Dual core

Alpha 4
Fixed:
Calling completely fixed thanks to h8rift
Music audio also fixed thanks to h8rift
Video camera preview works, system reboots if you try to record
xhdpi resolution is added
WiFi works on WEP now
App switch button is now app switcher again. (see above for details)

Still broken:
NFC
Camcorder
Panorama

Alpha 3
Fixed:
Front facing camera
Calling

Still broken:
Camcorder
NFC
Panorama mode

Alpha 2

Fixed:
Camera
WiFi
Rotation
Proximity Sensor
720p boot animation

Still broken:
In call mic without speaker on
I'm sure there is other things that I didn't notice

Alpha 1 - first build
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Waiting patiently for download link
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Quote:
Originally Posted by P_Dub_S

Waiting patiently for download link

It's uploading to dev-host as I am writing this post
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3rd June 2012, 12:39 AM |#6  
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Sweet

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Wowzuh thanks.

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Sweet! I can't wait until a build with a working camera is available. Thanks for your efforts!
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This should be interesting.

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Finally something I can work with. Now if we could just get the kernel source. Hurry up HTC!

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