Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,732,170 Members 43,579 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

[ZU_GPe] Port of Sony Xperia KitKat ROM FW .681 (20140525)

Tip us?
 
DooMLoRD
Old
(Last edited by DooMLoRD; 25th May 2014 at 08:44 AM.)
#1  
DooMLoRD's Avatar
Recognized Developer - OP
Thanks Meter 37963
Posts: 13,044
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Noida
Angry [ZU_GPe] Port of Sony Xperia KitKat ROM FW .681 (20140525)

[ intro ]

firstly thanks to the user community to donate this device to me!

so guys I have done an initial port of Sony Xperia KitKat ROM from the ZU to the ZU_GPe!

it is still very much in test phase but i am sure other devs here can help out to get it working... the ZU_GPe has a smaller system partition so I had to remove a lot of files/apps from the Stock Sony Xperia firmware... but most of these apps can be separately downloaded and installed from the Play Store...



[ screenshot ]





[ what works ]
  • ROM Boots
  • Display/TouchScreen
  • 3G modem
  • Bluetooth



[ what doesnt work ]
  • Camera
  • WiFi

please keep reporting other bugs!


[ requirements ]



[ how to install ]
  • copy the ROM update zip to the sdcard
  • reboot into custom recovery
  • flash ROM update.zip (ROM package contains kernel with recovery)
  • Recommend wiping cache/dalvik-cache while in recovery
  • reboot from recovery and ROM will start booting



[ donations ]

if u feel that this work has helped u OR u think that the work i put into making this is worthy of donations, then click on the following link for buying me some coffee/beer/etc

PAYPAL DONATION LINK

OR

you can buy one of my awesome apps from Play Store!





[ downloads ]

KINDLY DO NOT MIRROR MY FILES


v01:

ZU_GPe-DooMLoRD-XZU_Port_KK-681_v1 {MIRROR}
MD5: 7731fa000e047767b3eeeab6832ec605



regards,

DooMLoRD
The Following 7 Users Say Thank You to DooMLoRD For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
LordManhattan
Old
#2  
LordManhattan's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 5648
Posts: 15,002
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Kepler-34b
Thanks! I don't have a GPe device, but thanks for doing this

Sent from my C6806_GPe using Tapatalk
 
I DO NOT RUN A SUPPORT LINE THROUGH PERSONAL MESSAGES,
SO PLEASE DO NOT PM ME ABOUT HELP (*COUGH* UNLESS I KNOW YOU *COUGH*).

THANK YOU, AND PLEASE HAVE A COOKIE ON YOUR WAY OUT.


The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to LordManhattan For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
adfurgerson
Old
#3  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 574
Posts: 1,572
Join Date: Jan 2011
@DooMLoRD is there anything you need tested? Would you like for me to try this Sony port, or is more for developers to try out?
 
DooMLoRD
Old
#4  
DooMLoRD's Avatar
Recognized Developer - OP
Thanks Meter 37963
Posts: 13,044
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Noida
Quote:
Originally Posted by adfurgerson View Post
@DooMLoRD is there anything you need tested? Would you like for me to try this Sony port, or is more for developers to try out?
If you can test it out and report all bugs it would be great!

Also I think the internal sdcard doesn't mount correctly in the Sony ROM...

Sent from my D6503 using XDA Free mobile app
 
adfurgerson
Old
(Last edited by adfurgerson; 26th May 2014 at 03:54 PM.)
#5  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 574
Posts: 1,572
Join Date: Jan 2011
Quote:
Originally Posted by DooMLoRD View Post
If you can test it out and report all bugs it would be great!

Also I think the internal sdcard doesn't mount correctly in the Sony ROM...

Sent from my D6503 using XDA Free mobile app
I will do that and report back. My findings after testing are listed below.

1. Auto-rotate broken.
2. Couldn't connect to Bluetooth headset.
3. Internal storage confirmed not working.

Dirty flashed over GPe ROM after wiping caches, had constant process.acore has stopped messages until cleared data for contacts and contacts storage.
@DooMLoRD ^^^^
The Following User Says Thank You to adfurgerson For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
sganta
Old
#6  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 7
Join Date: Dec 2007
Is there any new update to this thread? I am interested to see if the above issues were fixed.
 
blueether
Old
#7  
blueether's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 935
Posts: 2,315
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Te Awamutu, New Zealand

 
DONATE TO ME
Quote:
Originally Posted by sganta View Post
Is there any new update to this thread? I am interested to see if the above issues were fixed.
No, I dont think any more work has been done on the port.

I might have a chance to do some work on this in a few weeks
Charles
Alcatel One Touch "easy" -> Nokia 1110i -> Alcatel ame-408 -> Motorola Razr v3 -> Huawei u8100 -> Sony Xperia Z-Ultra

ROM:- Carbon
Kernel:- Pimped Kernel

The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to blueether For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes