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I have an Alcatel Pixi3 4.5 4G model 5017O and I'm working on development for this phone.

I did a hexdump on the stock boot.img and was quite surprised to see this:
00004b80 |.......... -- Sy|
00004b90 |stem halted.Atte|
00004ba0 |mpting division |
00004bb0 |by 0!...Uncompre|
00004bc0 |ssing Linux.....|
00004bd0 |decompressor ret|
00004be0 |urned an error..|
00004bf0 | done, booting t|
00004c00 |he kernel...inva|
00004c10 |lid distance too|
00004c20 | far back...inva|
00004c30 |lid distance cod|
00004c40 |e...invalid lite|
00004c50 |ral/length code.|
00004c60 |incorrect header|
00004c70 | check..unknown |
00004c80 |compression meth|
00004c90 |od..invalid wind|
00004ca0 |ow size.invalid |
00004cb0 |block type..inva|
00004cc0 |lid stored block|
00004cd0 | lengths....too |
00004ce0 |many length or d|
00004cf0 |istance symbols.|
00004d00 |invalid code len|
00004d10 |gths set....inva|
00004d20 |lid bit length r|
00004d30 |epeat...invalid |
00004d40 |literal/lengths |
00004d50 |set.invalid dist|
00004d60 |ances set...inco|
00004d70 |rrect data check|
00004d80 |....Out of memor|
00004d90 |y while allocati|
00004da0 |ng output buffer|
00004db0 |....Out of memor|
00004dc0 |y while allocati|
00004dd0 |ng input buffer.|
00004de0 |Out of memory wh|
00004df0 |ile allocating z|
00004e00 |_stream.Out of m|
00004e10 |emory while allo|
00004e20 |cating workspace|
00004e30 |....Not a gzip f|
00004e40 |ile.header error|
00004e50 |....read error..|
00004e60 |uncompression er|
00004e70 |ror.............|

Does anyone else have an Alcatel, or any MediaTek based phone with a stock boot.img, that they can check to see if all of the phones they release are like this?

You can run a hexdump and check for yourself in Linux and let me know, or post your phone specs (MediaTek based only) here as well as a link to download your stock unmodified boot.img.

To do the hexdump cd into the dir with your stock boot.img and run the following command (in Linux):

hexdump -C "boot image name" | tee boot_dump.txt

where "boot image name" is the name of your boot image (without the quotes) that you made during a readback in SP Flash tools when you did your backup of you stock rom. The hexdump will be saved to a file named boot_dump.txt.

(You may have to run "sudo apt-get install hexdump" (without the quotes) in Ubuntu if you don't already have hexdump installed.)

If this is in the wrong section, please let me know.
 
 
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