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Default [PSA] Google Play Edition and Sense Version have different system partition sizes

If anyone has a REAL GPE or a converted GPE you will notice you can't flash any ROMS without getting errors. I investigated into this and this is what I found. The system partition is only a little over 1 gig where the sense system partition is 2.8 gb. So if you try to flash a sense rom on a GPE or a converted HTC m8. It will fail (because the partition is too big for the gpe partition). The only way to correct this is to flash a sense RUU when it's available.

I'm working on a new GPE conversion RUU that will use a bigger system partition. If this works (which I'm not sure it will) then it will be easy for people who to convert to go back..

Just figured I'd let everyone know.. This was NOT tha case with the m7!

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Here is a df from a real GPE (non converted)
/system 1006.7M 778.0M 228.6M 4096

Mine after conversion:

/system 1006.7M 779.1M 227.6M 4096


Can someone do a df on a sense version?

Using adb
Type adb shell
Then df

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Thanks for that info, very good to know!

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Wow! Glad I didn't convert yet! Here's a pic of it

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I converted not worried about it at all tho. On a side note graffix do you have the GPE hboot pulled? If so can you upload it or add it to your recovery thread, want it to edit out the red dev text lol.
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I converted not worried about it at all tho. On a side note graffix do you have the GPE hboot pulled? If so can you upload it or add it to your recovery thread, want it to edit out the red dev text lol.
It's already there I posted it last night in the stock recovery thread.

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Can't you just flash sense (htc) hboot.img? Won't that change the partitions.

Remember on my desire I used to modify the hboot to make a bigger system partition.


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No one seems to have sent you this yet so... Here is a stock Sense

/system 2641M 2062M 579M 4096
 
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Can't you just flash sense (htc) hboot.img? Won't that change the partitions.

Remember on my desire I used to modify the hboot to make a bigger system partition.
I tried that and it didn't work. Maybe a modified hboot but not the normal one.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition 32gb


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