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[Q] Is dual-booting possible on the Note 2 - N7100?

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23rd November 2012, 02:27 AM   |  #11  
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Originally Posted by brrrlag

Can we get a nice clear post in from a dev about a) whether or it's a definite possiblity we can get the GN2 dualbooting? and b) what needs doing? (Many thanks to fishingfon for what we have so far). The thought of flipping from PA over to a TW rom for Spen functionality on the fly is awesome
Its also my understanding that the spen stuff is an issue because of the source availability? up samsungs basically.....

Hi,
I talked with Gokhan Moral (he is a elite recognised dev) about the possibility of getting dual boot on the note 2.
And he said that as the hardware is very simple to the s3, it shouldn't be too hard to get the dual boot from his siyar kernel working on the note 2.
And seeing that dual boot is available on the s3 and note 1, it is almost definitely possible to get it working on the note 2

If anyone knows of a compiler that works with the note 2 kernel, i would be very grateful if they could share it.

Cheers
Corey

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It's my understanding, that you can get everything you need to make the kernel, from the source code that samsung has provided, and by extracting some things like the initramfs from the ZImage. So you should still get full spen functionality, although I may be wrong :P

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24th November 2012, 03:38 PM   |  #12  
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This would be awsome... Love TW features but i would like to have a more Vanilla OS from time to time...
24th November 2012, 09:30 PM   |  #13  
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I think we need a kernel dev instead of whining , the sad thing i don't know any

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10th December 2012, 10:38 AM   |  #14  
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Any news of dual boot?
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Could be great!!!

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11th December 2012, 08:57 AM   |  #16  
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Such an interest..!

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14th December 2012, 04:31 PM   |  #17  
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Yes, please! I need dual boot on my Note 2!


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14th December 2012, 05:34 PM   |  #18  
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If someone could help me find out two things, I wouldn then be able to start trying to compile the dual boot kernel I am trying to make.
I have googled lots ect and asked on xda, but no one seems to know.

If someone could help try and find out:
Firstly, what The N7100 partition layout is,

And secondly, if someone could find out how to then edit the Ramfs from a different device with the new partition layout from the note 2.


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17th December 2012, 08:27 PM   |  #19  
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I wish Dual boot and Voodoo sound gets ported to Note2 ASAP. I seems to have posted elsewhere but I did discuss the possibilities with Gokhanmoral and he may be willing to help us in the port as he personally do not wish to develop a kernel for a device he do not own.

Siyah's port of Voodoo sound is already available for us through the latest RedPill and Perseus kernels, however dual boot option is yet to be ported. I wish to contribute towards the development if I could help in anyway.
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Originally Posted by Prankey

I wish Dual boot and Voodoo sound gets ported to Note2 ASAP. I seems to have posted elsewhere but I did discuss the possibilities with Gokhanmoral and he may be willing to help us in the port as he personally do not wish to develop a kernel for a device he do not own.

Siyah's port of Voodoo sound is already available for us through the latest RedPill and Perseus kernels, however dual boot option is yet to be ported. I wish to contribute towards the development if I could help in anyway.

Hi,
I am already in the process of porting the dual boot.
I have changed the partition layout in the ramfs, and I am at the moment just going thru all the files double checking I didn't miss anything..

If the dual boot does work when I have finished (fingers crossed lol) then I could really use someone who knows how to add cm sources to the kernel, so that dual boot is possible with cm and stock roms (I an not a C programmer, i am normaly only a c# and java, so i am not to sure how to do that :P ) .

I have also been in contact with Gokhanmoral, and he's been giving me lots of help with what to do ect.

Cheers
Corey

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