Firstly, I want thank you for answering for the reckless amateur du jour.
I'll put all questions in one place, at the bottom of this post.
Whether it's with or without my LOS15.1 data, I'll end up on LOS16. My only decisions left are:
7 years later, here is the answer:
The current bootloader version can be checked by running the command getprop ro.bootloader in a terminal app or an adb shell from a command prompt (on Windows) or terminal (on Linux or macOS) window.
One question though - can I update modem and bootloader if I already have Lineage installed? (Or do I need to re-flash back to the stock Samsung image first?)
Yes, you can and no, there's no need to flash stock image....
Kids, we use the pie fw since two weeks - no reason to vote since then... *lol*
They'll know in 4 or 5 days when they read through the thread. :cool:
Oh man... I'm really annoyed to have to do another clean install for being able to install the latest updates again. :mad:
Why can't we stick with firmware 5.0.8 until upgrading works correctly... :confused: