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    Post [ROM][Ubuntu Touch - Xenial][30-01-2020] Ubuntu Touch for s3ve3g

    Its now in the installer: https://devices.ubuntu-touch.io/device/s3ve3g/ :)
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    Thread S3 Neo now available for installing Ubuntu Touch

    In case someone is interested, you can install Ubuntu Touch on the S3 Neo (not DS, s3ve3g only). Device page here: https://devices.ubuntu-touch.io/device/s3ve3g/
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    Post [ROM][Ubuntu Touch - Xenial][30-01-2020] Ubuntu Touch for s3ve3g

    Okay so here are generic instructions. As I am still in the early phase this involves some manual steps. Preferably also you use a Linux installation (can be VM) for that, since otherwise you might miss some tools. Read...
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    Thread [ROM][Ubuntu Touch - Xenial][30-01-2020] Ubuntu Touch for s3ve3g

    Currently I am porting Ubuntu Touch to the Samsung S3 Neo (s3ve3g) and I am therefore looking for alphatesters. Note: This port is not ready for a daily drive! Note: There is no dual-boot available, you will have to dedicate the device for the time of the test Any interested individuals please...
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    Post WiFi NVRAM WARNING: ERR 0x10 Problem Fixed

    Dear Nilendu, can you elaborate if this will restore the original MAC addresses or just replace it with at fixed one? Thanks!
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    Post [ROM][Ubuntu Touch - Vivid][10-02-2017] Ubuntu Touch for titan

    Ubuntu Touch´s display feature becomes enabled when there is a display actually connected via: * Slimport / MHL * Miracast * Other methods So unless you can connect a display you will not be able to move this switch.
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    Post Bluetooth MACs: Stock FW / CM / LOS

    Oh this is an interesting one. Can you use Bluetooth nevertheless?
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    Thread Bluetooth MACs: Stock FW / CM / LOS

    Hello all, I am part of the Ubuntu Touch community and we try to get the port for OPO fixed. Currently we see an issue with invalid Bluetooth MAC addies starting with all zeroes: 00:00:00:00:5A:AD For proper research I would like to have someone with an original stock FW post here, telling me...
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    Post [Q] Wi-Fi / MAC address issues on my OPO

    From Ubuntu Touch porting I know that the OPO uses a default (private) MAC address at startup until it get initialized with the correct one, save somewhere in a config or firmware partition. We are also currently unable to use more than 2 OPOs in the same network due to MAC address collission...
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    Post [DISCONTINUED][i9300][30/07/2013]¤¤ UBUNTU TOUCH 13.10 BUILDS ¤¤[WIP]

    Hello, sorry to say but there is no usable version for the S3 anymore. After a lot of Analysis it seems that the kernel version is too old (3.0) - current Ubuntu Touch builds require at least kernel version 3.1 - That said, I am now focusing on S3 Neo =) If you find someone who can port the S3...
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    Post [ROM][Ubuntu Touch - Vivid][10-02-2017] Ubuntu Touch for titan

    Also be sure to create a folder /recovery in case it does not exist (needs to be done every time, some recoveries dont have it). rootstock expects this folder to be present. BR
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    Post Ubuntu Touch porting - where to post?

    Hi there, Florian from UBports. The active devices that we support can be found here: https://devices.ubports.com/#/ - that being said, you wont find the Note 2 there as an active device. What happened in the past I can´t say, but currently we have no ETA to work on new devices. BR Florian
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    Post [DISCONTINUED][i9300][30/07/2013]¤¤ UBUNTU TOUCH 13.10 BUILDS ¤¤[WIP]

    Hi, sorry but there is no current version of Ubuntu Touch for Samsung S3. I was not able to continue working on the port because I had to put all efforts into other tasks around taking over the organization from Canonical to UBports. I will come back to this device when time permits. You might...
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    Post [ROM][Ubuntu Touch - Vivid][10-02-2017] Ubuntu Touch for titan

    Hello, my name is Florian and I am part of the UBports team. Frankly said there is no real good way to use WhatsApp on Ubuntu Touch right now. LoquiIM (http://loqui.im/) did successfully hack into the protocol, but starting on July 1st I think WhatsApp is again going to change their API and...
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    Post [ROM][Ubuntu Touch - Vivid][10-02-2017] Ubuntu Touch for titan

    Hello, you cannot flash Ubuntu Touch "like any other rom" because it is different. So you need to use the tools that were made for it... BR
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    Post Ubuntu Touch porting - where to post?

    Hi, sorry to say but I stopped now every porting activity, since Canonical dropped Ubuntu Touch and we are struggling on all other frontlines to get the community together for continuing the OS. There will be no new hardware ports in the near future, which I think will be up to 1 year or 2. By...
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    Post Ubuntu Touch porting - where to post?

    Hi, good to know. We just need to make sure AT&T version does not have too much difference from the international one. Can you dedicate it for testing? It does not need data to be wiped normally, since Ubuntu runs off a container in the data partition but you never know... I am currently stuck...
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    Post Ubuntu Touch porting - where to post?

    The other problems I manage locally :) - but I want to start a discussion thread soon, since I am convinced to be able to push out a test build soon. I want to involve more people into this, thereby generating more possible solutions for problems. In case you are interested, the phone boots...
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    Thread Ubuntu Touch porting - where to post?

    Hello All, I am trying to re-vive the Ubuntu Touch port for Galaxy S3. In which of the many areas of XDA this would be placed? - Its no official or unofficial Android ROM - its rather like Sailfish OS How to name the thread correctly according to [ROM] etc flags? BR Florian
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    Post [DISCONTINUED][i9300][30/07/2013]¤¤ UBUNTU TOUCH 13.10 BUILDS ¤¤[WIP]

    Hi Guys, I will try to pickup the work for Samsung S3, to bring it to current level of Ubuntu Touch. Unfortunately to say, even if I am successful, in about one year Ubuntuś gonna change everything on the phone again, and we have to start over. That said, it will still be a nice exercise for...
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    Ok cool you think I can do this, while my Ubuntu tree is currently CM 12.1? BR
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    Sorry that I did not believe, I tried out and yes, the error has gone. Unfortunately this still does not make much difference for my other issues, but its one error less, thanks! EDIT: No still there, its definitely not fixed by changing to your vendort tree... BR
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    Are you sure, the binaries are identical, plz check with here: https://github.com/TheMuppets/proprietary_vendor_htc/blob/cm-12.1/endeavoru/proprietary/lib/libnvos.so
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    Im using the repo from TheMuppets, you think yours is better? =) BR
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    I was able to create even smth like a logcat dump: http://pastebin.com/RCcBULBy - take a look and tell me why I got so many errors xD BR
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    New dmesg log here, in case you want to take a look... http://pastebin.com/wXQFZchD - by the way, I know now that adb is intentionally disabled somehow. Do you know if there is any config in the device tree (init.rc or so) that would enable MTP mode for this device automatically? BR
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    By the way I compared cm-12.1 and lp5.1 on github, there are substantial changes. Is it worth trying the lp5.1 branch and what kernel did you use for TWRP 3.0.2 ? BR Florian
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    BTW there is no logcat in Ubuntu :) What I have is for example here: http://pastebin.com/XZ2y8JQA - its really already Ubuntu specific, but what you could help me with is the dbus thingie - Do you know whats needed there? BR Florian
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    So now we are leaving a bit the android standard approach... Basically Ubuntu Touch will start an android container with all the device & vendor stuff inside, but in parallel it runs its´very own Linux processes. I can send you some logs later, but what I found out so far is that I got some...
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    GOT IT! Yes thanks new patch is working it seems, and also does cmdline modifications... see here: http://pastebin.com/1PF178e9 AND SEE START PAGE of the thread, I PUT THERE STARTUP SCREEN picture, it finally boots hehe! => of course not very far, but no panic anymore! BR and thanks so far for...
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    No had no chance to try because today in the morning I discovered this battery issue, strange. Phone was off. I got TWRP as recovery, should charge right?
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    Got charge issues suddenly. Phone wont charge when its off or in recovery. Small red led sometimes on or blinking. That led is on top right, under the cover, not left. Any idea?
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    Ok thanks, will take a look. Found the following info: People that are porting their devices to the Ubuntu Touch container model should take into account that Ubuntu's Upstart is used as init system. Upstart likes to have an actually existing device as /dev/console. Many Android kernels do not...
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    Post [Q] Why is vivo's CMDLINE empty?

    HI, if I add it to BoardConfig.mk then the kernel crashes immediately, I think the bootloader cmdline is then ignored or so. I added it to the kernel CONFIG_CMDLINE, this is fine, but: - The bootloader cmdline gets truncated, as I am over 1000 characters already - I want to enable console...
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    GOOD NEWS! - Hacked init script to redirect some output to kmsg from stdout/stderr - See here at the end: http://pastebin.com/y1AQAKrq - Basically whats failing is: exec run-init ${rootmnt} ${init} "[email protected]" ${recovery:+--startup-event=recovery} <${rootmnt}/dev/console >${rootmnt}/dev/console 2>&1...
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    Well its not 100% true, I managed to get my partition into the cmdline: CONFIG_CMDLINE="datapart=/dev/mmcblk0p14" CONFIG_CMDLINE_EXTEND=y [ 0.000000] Kernel command line: datapart=/dev/mmcblk0p14 tegraid=30.1.3.0.0....... I need this for the moment as Ubuntu Touch is not identifying the...
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    Post [Q] Why is vivo's CMDLINE empty?

    Hi, sorry to resurrect this but I am a bit stuck... My HTC One X has exactly the same empty cmdline in BoardConfig.mk but then look whats in the running system: tegraid=30.1.3.0.0 [email protected] vmalloc=668M video=tegrafb zygote_oneshot=off kmemleak=off androidboot.lb=1...
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    Can you tell me why the kernel cmdline is soooo long for this device? tegraid=30.1.3.0.0 [email protected] vmalloc=668M video=tegrafb zygote_oneshot=off kmemleak=off androidboot.lb=1 androidboot.carrier=HTC-GER androidboot.wipeddata=0 led=4 androidboot.keycaps=qwerty console=none...
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    Ok fixed it, now the first partition mounts correctly: [ 5.699726] initrd: mounting system.img (user mode) [ 5.733970] initrd: mounting device image as ro And now I get a reboot already, not stuck system. But I would need to see things going to stdout, is it possible to get on screen...
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    I was expecting that at least it enters kind of "emergency single user" with adbd running, and ramdisk still mounted with some tools... ;) BR
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    You think it makes a kernel panic? Shouldnt it just start adbd (as mentioned) and let me investigate? BR
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    These things are again from the same pastebin like yesterday: http://pastebin.com/6N79ugBH
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    Hello, I double-confirmed that I am using the CM-12.1 branch. I now completely disabled zram config, as it is not used by Ubuntu in any way. However, can you comment on these things: [ 0.959271] gpio_request: gpio-194 (fixed_reg_mhl_3v3_en) status -16 [ 0.959371] reg-fixed-voltage...
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    Ok found it: [ 4.229003] zram: lz4 is not available Which basically comes from zram_drv.c and there it tries to fallback - again to lz4. So I need to enable lz4 in kernel config / crypto API somehow? Did you modify this requirement in your config? I think the original was lzo... Also in...
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    And why I get this constantly: [ 4.378918] Increasing CPU rate while regulator is not ready may overclock CPU
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    What does this mean?
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    Not sure if this is the right one but lets see: http://pastebin.com/6N79ugBH
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    Yes now that I have working recovery with adb I think I can provide it... I am just flashing the whole UT system now, lets see if that helps.. BR Florian
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    UPDATE: - The recovery is booting and presenting me all options => OK - The recovery starts adbd now => OK Yippieh! adb is working in recovery mode now. So I will now look into the stuck boot when doing a normal reboot... BR Florian
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    Post Ubuntu Touch for HOX: A new experiment on an old device

    Oki here is a short summary: - Ubuntu Touch uses their own recovery, because you need to unpack/place things in a different way than Android (see screenshot I linked in one of my last mails) - The recovery is booting and presenting me all options => OK - The recovery does not start adbd or does...