Unfortunatly, both of these workarounds require an unlocked bootloader. The problem is, I don't seem to be able to connect my phone to the PC in this unlock bootloader mode, maybe because as soon as I remove the USB cable it thinks it has no battery left and turns all systems off?
That kernel module would need to be compiled against whatever kernel you have installed. Chances are it may work 42.
But if you're going to unlock anyway, it's pointless. It's kernels that support the workaround not roms. S1tool works even with the battery out, therefore unlocking is the better option.
There's good tutorials here for unlocking, once done insert battery and leave connected to s1tool, some power will reach the battery, flash your custom kernel of choice.
Unfortunatly, I have a pretty noobish question now: where should the boot.img be stored to upgrade the kernel with s1tool? I tried the s1tool file or the SDcard of the phone, but I just get this message:
Selecct firmware packages
You can select few packages with CTRL button
Until now I've flashed the roms using flashtool and .ftf images. Is it possible to do something similar now? (I'd like to use the patched Cyanogen mod, but in my limited understanding you need to flash the kernel first)
I think I need a clarification: if you need to flash a new rom you hold the back-button while plugging the USB-cable and see a green LED, if you need to flash a new kernel or unlock the bootloader you hold the menu button and see a blue LED?
Because my problem is that I the green LED part works (for example when I flashed my stock 2.3.4 rom), but I when I hold the menu button and plug the USB cable nothing happens (after a while it shows the red LED for charging I think). ThatI was my problem when I wanted to unlock the bootloader the official way and now I see you have to do the same to flash a new kernel
EDIT: According to the thread you kindly provided
EDIT2: Never mind, I think this time it works. Wish me luck
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