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15th February 2013, 10:48 AM   |  #11  
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Re: Interesting reply from Asus
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sorry Soul , I did not realise you were on stock . Rooting is awsum!

no seriously, it is the same as having admin on windows, which everyone knows you shouldn't but you do anyway because without it you are screwed!

+1 CROMI and it is already rooted and lightyears away from anything ASUS is seemingly capable of , actual user experience is off the chart and you will actually enjoy using your paperweight!

Yea I wanna root/unlock really bad. Just not too crazy to since you lose your warranty. Plus my wife is out of state right now with our laptop and I have no computer access. Probably won't for another couple months. Kinda hoping NvFlash will be back up and running by then...
15th February 2013, 11:21 AM   |  #12  
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Yea I wanna root/unlock really bad. Just not too crazy to since you lose your warranty. Plus my wife is out of state right now with our laptop and I have no computer access. Probably won't for another couple months. Kinda hoping NvFlash will be back up and running by then...

you only live once and you lose your warranty anyway ... choice is only now or later ... luckily XDA is a wealth of knowledge! some of the devs and hackers here are simply amazing! goodluck
15th February 2013, 11:24 AM   |  #13  
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you only live once and you lose your warranty anyway ... choice is only now or later ... luckily XDA is a wealth of knowledge! some of the devs and hackers here are simply amazing! goodluck

Yea you are right... lot's of resources here!

It's the "bricked my Infinity" threads that have me nervous LOL
15th February 2013, 11:49 AM   |  #14  
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same same but different...
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A cold boot is any boot from power off. So the easy procedure for cold booting is:
* Turn power off
* Turn power on

Until someone posts with a technical explanation what the detour via the bootloader menu would do differently, I claim that the effect of both methods is exactly the same.


the technical difference is i turn the tablet on and off - ie: cold boot - with one touch of a widget , without having to touch the hard keys at all...
as opposed to a warm reboot , thats a different widget!

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Yea you are right... lot's of resources here!

It's the "bricked my Infinity" threads that have me nervous LOL

yeh , alot of them just don't read and the rest were / are the true pioneers !
15th February 2013, 11:49 AM   |  #15  
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Originally Posted by _that

A cold boot is any boot from power off. So the easy procedure for cold booting is:
* Turn power off
* Turn power on

Until someone posts with a technical explanation what the detour via the bootloader menu would do differently, I claim that the effect of both methods is exactly the same.

I too believe it gives exactly the same result. I always do it by pressing the power button, but I guess some people might really like the app method. <taptap>
15th February 2013, 12:04 PM   |  #16  
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I too believe it gives exactly the same result. I always do it by pressing the power button, but I guess some people might really like the app method. <taptap>

its just the damn screen is so silky smooth and sexy! I just can't keep my hands off it! lol

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i thought the cold boot was built in to the os for custom setups where the screen is built in and no hardware keys were accessible?

15th February 2013, 01:24 PM   |  #17  
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I thought an asus cold boot was the same as wiping the cache partition. Where as a normal off and on power boot does not achieve this?
15th February 2013, 01:30 PM   |  #18  
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haha... now we just need an "interesting reply from Asus"
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It's the "bricked my Infinity" threads that have me nervous
LOL

I think all of them made the mistake of choosing "wipe data" while having an old recovery installed that was not compatible with their (JB) bootloader.

If you don't do that, and you always boot manually into the recovery using the bootloader menu after first installing a new recovery, you should be safe.

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I thought an asus cold boot was the same as wiping the cache partition. Where as a normal off and on power boot does not achieve this?

Code:
that@ws ~ $ adb shell
root@android:/ # echo 'sbdags is wrong' > /cache/test
reboot... using the bootloader menu and doing nothing... "cold booting in 10 seconds"

Code:
that@ws ~ $ adb shell
root@android:/ # cat /cache/test
sbdags is wrong
No, it doesn't wipe the cache partition.
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15th February 2013, 07:06 PM   |  #20  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by _that

I think all of them made the mistake of choosing "wipe data" while having an old recovery installed that was not compatible with their (JB) bootloader.

If you don't do that, and you always boot manually into the recovery using the bootloader menu after first installing a new recovery, you should be safe.



Code:
that@ws ~ $ adb shell
root@android:/ # echo 'sbdags is wrong' > /cache/test
reboot... using the bootloader menu and doing nothing... "cold booting in 10 seconds"

Code:
that@ws ~ $ adb shell
root@android:/ # cat /cache/test
sbdags is wrong
No, it doesn't wipe the cache partition.

Lol! Thanks for that! There is no emoticon for giving the bird.

So what does a cold boot actually do then?

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