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xRecovery works on X8!

21st December 2010, 03:14 AM |#1  
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For now we can create backups , fix permissions and the rest

Here it is ..

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=878426
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21st December 2010, 04:39 AM |#2  
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Yup I can confirm it works too
Tried backup and install update.zip from sd card no problem both went smoothly..

Sent from my X8 Rooted+JiT+App2sd+Recovery :*)
21st December 2010, 04:52 AM |#3  
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Yup I can confirm it works too
Tried backup and install update.zip from sd card no problem both went smoothly..

Sent from my X8 Rooted+JiT+App2sd+Recovery :*)

how to make update.zip? simply put it the content there and zip? no signing?
21st December 2010, 07:10 AM |#4  
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No idea how to make it but we can install it
google it

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21st December 2010, 09:04 AM |#5  
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You can use android kitchen to cook custom roms

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21st December 2010, 07:10 PM |#6  
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Can someone provide the modified vendor files for kitchen to cook X8 roms ?
If you have a friend who cooked roms before for hero/legend/g1/nexus devices, ask him to cook one for us, this is the fastest way
For those who never cooked a rom, this link might be a start :
http://source.android.com/porting/build_system.html

Cooked rom should use our original 2.6.29 kernel of eclair and our rild libs, rest of system should be prelinked to those files.

Gingerbread (2.3) is available in AOSP repository, there's a very good chance we could have it running before SE release froyo if ever.

I have tried this rom Prime from LG Optimus P500 (same cpu and screen).
Flashed with xRecovery, than before rebooting copied over xRecovery files back to flash (to be able to return to my backup).
To enable "adb logcat" debug, put adb-enable file in /data/property/ directory.
The rom booted, i saw android 2.2 bootscreen, but than it crashed..
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21st December 2010, 09:33 PM |#7  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by racht

Can someone provide the modified vendor files for kitchen to cook X8 roms ?
If you have a friend who cooked roms before for hero/legend/g1/nexus devices, ask him to cook one for us, this is the fastest way
For those who never cooked a rom, this link might be a start :
http://source.android.com/porting/build_system.html

Cooked rom should use our original 2.6.29 kernel of eclair and our rild libs, rest of system should be prelinked to those files.

Gingerbread (2.3) is available in AOSP repository, there's a very good chance we could have it running before SE release froyo if ever.

I have tried this rom Prime from LG Optimus P500 (same cpu and screen).
Flashed with xRecovery, than before rebooting copied over xRecovery files back to flash (to be able to return to my backup).
To enable "adb logcat" debug, put adb-enable file in /data/property/ directory.
The rom booted, i saw android 2.2 bootscreen, but than it crashed..

porting the rom to X8 should be easy. i read it somewhere at the cooking section
will try later.
21st December 2010, 09:54 PM |#8  
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Don't speak easy speak results.
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porting the rom to X8 should be easy. i read it somewhere at the cooking section
will try later.

Hi Propc,

"porting the rom to X8 should be easy",
Make it working is not that easy, what's the use of porting it then......

Just a post because i read a lot that everything is so easy...
Complicated thing 's are NOT easy.

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when it's easy, lets see results...
21st December 2010, 10:13 PM |#9  
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Quote:
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Hi Propc,

"porting the rom to X8 should be easy",
Make it working is not that easy, what's the use of porting it then......

Just a post because i read a lot that everything is so easy...
Complicated thing 's are NOT easy.

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when it's easy, lets see results...

no, what i mean is porting the rom from other devices. i said i read it. not me said it.
you can search it if you want to know better.
sorry.

edit found it: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=551711
Last edited by propc; 22nd December 2010 at 05:32 PM.
21st December 2010, 11:53 PM |#10  
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Does not work on mine x8 2.1 rooted, the files are in the /system/bin my skips the xrecovery when i press the back button.

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