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[ROM] VEGAn-Tab Build, BETA 5.1.1 w/supplement (updated 02/12/11) Froyo

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By gojimi, Retired Recognized Developer on 22nd December 2010, 09:32 PM
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VEGAn 1.00 beta 5.1.1 supplement - Thanks Roebeet for staying on top of it!

md5sum: 7f3920a3ef2dabf264bfc8550d8f6d00

List of fixes / enhancements in this supplement:

- Maps 5.1 with the rotation fix
- Market 2.2.11
- Updated drivers that should bump up Quadrant slightly, and significantly improves Nenamark scores
- Frame rate change from 50 to 60
- Replaced the Froyo keyboard with the Gingerbread keyboard
- Added Adam Sniffer app, and their keyboard as an option

Quick instructions: This is a supplement, not a full firmware. You would run this like any other, but since the changes are small you shouldn't have to wipe data. You'd want beta 5.1 as your baseline, before running this, download link is further below for the full install of beta 5.1.

I know that the VEGAn users probably haven't been "feeling the love" the last few weeks, so we wanted to at least bump you up to some of the latest changes ported to TNTL. I have been plugging away hard on CM7 and VEGAn-TAB GingerEdition and rothnic's expertise with a lot of the these enhancements are the reason why they exist right now. The Nenamark bump actually originated from our Adam testing, believe it or not.

As Per usual USE THIS ROM AT YOUR OWN RISK. We highly recommend clockworkmod recovery as a pre-req. We are only testing for cwm users.

I would also recommend a full data wipe between updates, at least for now when we reach STABLE RELEASE stage this may not be always necessary. There is a great tool out there you can use if you don't know about it already called Titanium Backup it is on the market and there is a free version. It allows you to backup/restore all your apps and even save/restore data for those apps... the only caveat I will say is do not restore any system apps (ie. apps preloaded with our roms) this can cause issues.

****The First Boot after installing BETA 5.1 will take a few minutes to catch up and will feel "laggy" this depends on how much media you have on your device for it to scan in the first time****

**If you are having issues with the new market telling you you don't have enough space to download then your SD Partitions are incorrect and need fixed** -Boot Clockworkmod, select advanded, then partition SD, 2048 for first option, and 0 for second. process will take ~10 mins ******WARNING THIS WILL DELETE EVERYTING ON SDCARD (internal) MAKE A BACKUP!!!!******

Now that we are nearing a STABLE Release here are some new links you may not be aware of:

Build URL:
Downloads section:

1.0.0 Beta5.1 Link:
md5sum: a01171d77f25444088ecc884c793d105
This is an formatted file. You'd run this like you'd run any other file.

This is a collaboration between myself, Roebeet, and Rothnic - The G-TabDevs Team.

BETA 5 changes:

* NEW KERNEL **Thank you Rothnic** We have compiled alot of new features in to this with more on it’s way at some point.
* LAG on WAKE FIX! woo hoo! no more laggy tablet after sleeping.
* CIFS support (allows mounting shared folders over a network) – search CIFS in the android market for apps
* NTFS support (this gives us the ability to mount drives formatted NTFS which is popular on Windows machines…. Larger File Support)
* Ethernet on DOCK Support (This will only work right now if the device is booted while connected to the dock to activate the port)
* ***UPDATED EVEN BETTER****G-Sensor Fix (this has been long awaited by many! Fixes most games that use the g-sensor for controls, etc.) **this is a DIRTY FIX but it works… only issue is it does mess up mouse usage… so if you are a mouse user and don’t care about the g-sensor being right for games there is a patch below that you can apply ***AFTER*** you install BETA 5.
* REBOOT OPTION has now been added to the power menu. Remember that popup menu is a scrollable menu so if you don’t see it all use your finger and scroll on down!
* I increased the DELAY for the LONGPRESS Power button to bring up the menu… it is now a full second. This has dramatically decreased the number of time the power menu has accidentally popped up when trying to wake the device.
* Added the Tablet Compatible Stock Calendar that I dropped on you guys at Christmas on the Website.

No Major theme changes, nor some of the other fixes that I have been having issues with. The next release should include those. This is the LAST BETA I believe. The next release will take some time so settle in for a bit while we work on Release Candidate 1.

Benefits to us

- Soft buttons, like TnT. But no TnT UI layer getting in our way. So, for example, keyboard replacements should work.
- Just as fast as the new builds we have if not FASTER.
- Vega build has a bootup script where we can install user-based apks, after a data wipe. So, for example, Flash is now added to the build.
- Vega firmware development is probably more active than the official TnT development, at least from the little I've seen so far (though TnT have been fairly active lately).

Known issues
- Videos are not being automatically scanned on the EXTERNAL SDCARD.
*****FIXED**** Weird orange bar is showing up in the stock Calendar app *****FIXED****
- The newest Market apk seems to have issues with any device that's been re-partitioned outside of the default of 2048. The "fix" is to re-partition your SD back to the default of 2048, in clockworkmod. Thanks to proengin for informing us of this.


- (a2) We are using alpha1 as our "base" image, and then a modular format on top of that. So, alpha2 is a full package.
- (a2) VOLD should be fixed using a hack. 30 seconds after bootup, SDCARD2 should start working. Or, it may not work. It's an alpha.
- (a2) Vega user apk script has been added, which is supposed to add Flash on a newly wiped system. But it's spotty at best.
- (a2) Camera should be fixed.
- (a2) We're deleting some of the unneeded system apps like Twitter, Facebook, the Htc stuff in gapps and talkback. You can always add these back via the Market. The reason is to keep the image a little cleaner.
- (a2) Audio fix added.
- (a3) Added changes to the framework for smaller status bar and VEGAn boot screen.
- (a3) Added Gingerbread keyboard.
- (b1) SSL bug fixed. Also, added the latest YouTube and Gmail apps. Removed the user apk script for now, as it's really buggy.
- (b2) VOLD post-boot replaced with a mount commend. Should be more stable and might fix the disappearing apps, I hope. New Gmail, adhoc wireless support added, adfree hosts file removed (get "adfree android" app in the market to get it back), removed the Phone apks which should improve battery life.
- (b3) Mounting issues should be completely corrected, audio issues are corrected, new rothnic theme added, new Gmail and Voice apps, new Settings app with advanced Wifi (and policy is set to "never sleep" by default).
- (b4) A New Cleaner Base System Image with the addition of files from new Advent Vega Release (we can finally get rid of the hacked together Image That I originally created for VEGAn)
- (b4) New Kernel (from latest unreleased TNT Update kernel version #15)
- (b4) New Boot Logo(replaces G-Tablet on white background)
- (b4) New VOLD Binary and MediaProvider(allows media to be seen from External SD Card as well as internal)(videos are not being automatically found on SDCARD2 ATM I am working on that)
- (b4) Settings app no longer has Call Settings option or mobile networks as it is not a phone
- (b4) New Market (We have got it showing even more apps... but still not all. Still need to do the market hack.)
- (b4) Some Graphics and Performance Improvements reduces video tearing issue among other improvements (G-TabDevs Performance Pack)
- (b4) New Music Player(pulled the one from CM6.1 and got it running on VEGAn)
- (b4) framework laid for bluetooth HID(not sure if it is fully functional yet please let us know if it work for you)
- (b4) laid the framework for POSSIBLE OPENVPN support(not fully functional yet sure if I can get it to work yet)
- (b4) New Theme Improvements - Switched to a more Cyan color highlights (the previous green may be available as a small update at a later date.
- (b4) Flash now auto installs on first boot up usually after about 15 secs so the tablet can finish booting

1.0.0 Beta 5:


1.0.0 Beta3 Link:
Alternate link:
md5sum: fea915609ab56aa233fabcfff3bcc2a3
1.0.0 Beta2 Link:
Alternate link:
md5sum: 1b16d0cf7f02702a6796914195d8339b
1.0.0 Beta1 Link:
Alternate link:
md5sum: 2906ed4fd5ae4fc1954b7b5e766f1507
1.0.0 Alpha3 Link:
Alternate link:
md5sum: 148a7bf52458cbedc9d859e91281a6c8
1.0.0 Alpha2 Link:
Alternate link:
md5sum: 2541fccfb01fb8b398fc38beaa5b3355
1.0.0 Alpha1 :
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I hope you have a lot of bandwidth on that server, gojimi, because you're about to get hammered. Might want to consider uploading through, the service roebeet's been using.

Downloading and getting ready to flash here, btw.
22nd December 2010, 09:51 PM |#4  
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Downloading now! thanks for all the fast updates!!
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Thanks for the hard work!!!!!! Downloading now
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Ahh! didnot bring Gtab to work !
Will D/L after work.
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22nd December 2010, 09:58 PM |#7  
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And I just got done loading up the new latest VS ROM. It's much better, but it still ain't Vegan.

Oh well, I got no problem swapping out ROMS. Thanks for the hard work guys.
22nd December 2010, 10:04 PM |#8  
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Thank You!!Just updated then did the TnT Kb + Live WP + Gapps..Formatted SD 2048 / 0 ..Did Market Fix and Im In....

Love the new Image instead of the gtab image.....

Can't decide on the bios or this boot logo..

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looking sexy downloading now!!!
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Is there any way to have the Home button bring up the launcher instead of the Clock app? Or am I experiencing a unique issue?
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Talking HID Testing
How do I enable the bluetooth HID? I am trying to connect to my keyboard, but I don't see any option for it?

It does bring up the generic message to try "0000" or "1234" however it did not work, or do I mis understand? is this something I need to do at the command line hidd --connect etc?

Everything else seems to work great, at least what I have tested.

Thanks !

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