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7th April 2008, 05:10 PM |#21  
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I used the following commands to get the raw dump files:
pdocread -w -d FLASHDR -b 0x800 -p Part00 0 0x31f000 Part00.raw
pdocread -w -d FLASHDR -b 0x800 -p Part01 0 0x3c0000 Part01.raw
pdocread -w -d FLASHDR -b 0x800 -p Part02 0 0x54a0000 Part02.raw
pdocread -w -d FLASHDR -b 0x800 -p Part03 0 0x7740000 Part03.raw

First use pdocread -l to get the exact positions of the described parts (marked in bold)



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Thanks, will this backup the Radio even?

AFAIK: No

Part00: (don't know but too small for radio)
Part01: XIP (OS Kernel-like part)
Part02: customization of ROM (i.e. language files, integrated programs and components)
Part03: storage memory of the device (i.e. the part of memory where you install your programs etc.)
 
 
9th April 2008, 12:14 PM |#22  
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There are many posts, how to install rom, radio, what is hard-spl, etc...

Here is a little help:

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@fktsndr: Thank you SO much! This is exactly what i'm looking for! 'cause i've entered pda world just 15 days ago.

I've just upgraded my polaris to hard spl + wm6.1 (new rom) + new radio rom and all goes well.


Is there a "reputation" mechanism on this forum?

Note: your english is better than mine

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HTC Touch Cruise (aka Polaris aka P3650)
- Hard-SPL v2.20.olipro | Bepe 0.67 Premium ROM | Radio 1.64.08.21 | Voip working & tons of tweaks
--Still no accelerated video drivers (HTC & Qualcomm failure)
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9th April 2008, 05:13 PM |#23  
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I now that this is a stupid question but I have tried to find the answer but when you say 'unpack to a folder' (rom & radio), which folder should it go to . I have downloaded the .rar files but don't know where to put the so they are picked up by flashing process.
9th April 2008, 06:18 PM |#24  
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I now that this is a stupid question but I have tried to find the answer but when you say 'unpack to a folder' (rom & radio), which folder should it go to . I have downloaded the .rar files but don't know where to put the so they are picked up by flashing process.

You should use for example 7-zip, It is a free and can handle rar files. Open the rar file with it, and you can set the folder to extract.
10th April 2008, 08:28 AM |#25  
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Thanks for your help. All working fine (so far)
10th April 2008, 02:05 PM |#26  
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nice info in this thread. someone should add to the polaris wiki.
10th April 2008, 02:10 PM |#27  
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nice info in this thread. someone should add to the polaris wiki.

Toxic17 already linked this thread very early in the wiki. (Post #6)
14th April 2008, 03:33 PM |#28  
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I tryed to install a cooked rom on my touch cruise but the device doesn't remain on boot (with the colors on) . I don't understand how to update to a newer cooked rom from that state, i did exactly as it was posted on the thread but the setup does not start.

Can anyone please help me ?

Thanks in advance
14th April 2008, 05:16 PM |#29  
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I tryed to install a cooked rom on my touch cruise but the device doesn't remain on boot (with the colors on) . I don't understand how to update to a newer cooked rom from that state, i did exactly as it was posted on the thread but the setup does not start.

Can anyone please help me ?

Thanks in advance

In this case, you did not exactly the posted method

So..

Press and hold camer button. Press reset with stylus for a second (but do not release camera button, until you will see the bootlader)
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I succeded installing the cooked rom, i still haven't succeded keeping the polaris into "bootloader mode", it was in "windows" when i installed the new rom, the operation was succesful, i am very happy with the new rom. Thanks for all the info.
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