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    Thread Ouch

    Dropped my naked & beloved Note3 onto the concrete. Screen is cracked, wacom encoder still seems good (, but I'll test it more thoroughly tonight.) Have any of you replaced (or used a repair service to replace) only the cover glass? Comments on your experiences are welcomed - costs, places...
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    Thread [REF][ROM]Recovery Flashable Stock SM-N900V ROMs

    As a convenience to the users here, I have created recovery-flashable versions of the SM-N900V (Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3) Stock ROMs from the following releases: NC4 NJ6 NK1 OB6 OF1 PL1 These flashables are ONLY INTENDED FOR SM-N900V OWNERS WITH UNLOCKED BOOTLOADERS AND STANDALONE CUSTOM...
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    Thread NK1, OB6, OF1 testers wanted for NC4 back-booting trials

    So, I cobbled together a (custom-recovery) flashable NC4 stock ROM. I'm interested to find out whether it is possible to boot it successfully from later bootloader firmware - e.g. NK1, OB6, or OF1 (I'm still on NC4 bl and not planning on upgrading near term. It boots on NC4 bl but that's...
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    Thread PL1 on NC4 bootloader

    FYI, tonight I installed a (recovery-flashable) version* of Stock PL1 on my phone ... which only has the NC4 bootloader firmware on it. Seems to be working. Initial testing (sensors, calls, SMS/MMS, camera) shows no problems so far. Stay tuned, I might want some testers (w/ NK1, OB6, or OF1...
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    Thread Ghosts in the (Odin) Machine

    Heh. A tale of tears. I use an old Win Xp craptop (x32, 2 GB RAM) for anything dodgy - for instance running Odin or any other code of "uncertain provenance". I leave it air-gapped and have a ghost image backup so the whole OS can be nuked and put back to square zero. (see "ntfsclone")...
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    Thread [Q] Bootloader Unlock + Stock ROM *downgrade*?

    Because the (SM-N900V) bootloader unlock allows you to flash anything you please in the Odin AP slot (but probably not a bootloader firmware downgrade), I'm wondering: Have any of you tried partial-stock Odin flashes (just boot.img and system.img) which downgrade only the Stock ROM and kernel...
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    Thread [Q] 3 years after "One Year Later"

    Hi, I haven't been in here a while. Mostly because I rarely use my 32Gb (2012) N7 anymore; it is simply too painful of an experience. Typically I will pick it up for web browsing, but after the browser or keyboard hangs for tens of seconds for the fifth time in ten minutes, I feel like...
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    Thread nm

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    Thread [Q] Coupla detailed questions - chain of trust / MD5 PIT & EUFI partitions

    Hi. My head is spinning. Q1) Anyone have a decent link that describes (or hypothesizes) the N3 chain of trust boot sequence ordering? e.g. is it something like: (power up) -> dbi -> sbl1-> -> aboot -> boot -> tz, rpm, init... tz & rpm seem to be ELF images suggesting they need kernel...
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    Thread [Q] About to buy a VZW Note 3 ... any recommendations?

    My lame 4 year old Android finally died (well, actually more like the touch screen went epileptic), and I'm going to pick up a Note 3 from a VZW store in a couple hours. (Even more insane, I'm going to drop my month-to-month unlimited data plan for the carrier subsidy and re-up with BigRed for...
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    Thread CM11 and IBSS / AdHoc?

    Two steps forward, one step back. IBSS/AdHoc WiFi networking support does not seem to be present in CM-11. (Or perhaps a better way to describe this is that the Settings and Base class mods and wpa_supplicant patch sets were never committed to the the CM-11 branch) So here's my question...
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    Thread [WARNING][URGENT] N7 grouper (2012 WiFi) bootloader .img files from Google

    EDIT 12/8/2015 - THIS THREAD IS NOW OBSOLETE. In Early April 2015, Google retroactively changed a large number of prior factory images for nakasi/grouper (possibly nakasig too). Read this thread from post #57 onward. Thank to wugfresh for noticing the changes. Note that because previous...
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    Thread [Q] 4.3 JWR66V / Google Maps / Terrain Layer

    Hi all JWR66V, grouper 32GB, lightly rooted (no other system mods) Q1) Anybody else notice that the terrain layer is missing in Google Maps (v7.0.2), or is it just me? I tried using the browser version (http://maps.google.com) via Chrome (v28.0.1500.94), but mysteriously I am unable to pan...
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    Thread CM10.1 Nightlies - recent hiccups?

    I'be been dirty flashing the CM10.1 Nightlies for a couple months now - but not nightly. (I do a dalvik/cache wipe following flashing of the new nightly ROM & gapps, of course - just no "factory reset" in TWRP). Flashed the 20130518 nightly and developed strange touchscreen errors after a...
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    Thread [Q] Ubuntu 13.04 (raring ringtail) daily N7 grouper install?

    Have any of you got the Ubuntu 13.04 (raring ringtail) daily builds for the N7 grouper to successfully boot? I tried the recent 20130421 and 20130420.2 builds - the kernel boots successfully but only stays alive for about 7 seconds. (I was able to observe a little bit of /proc/last_kmsg by...
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    Thread [FYI] Beware of eMMC data leakage.

    It would appear that the N7 eMMC controller wear-leveling implementation does not enforce page/block erasure during wear leveling re-mapping. Further, there is no reason to believe that partition boundaries are relevant to the block remapping. The upshot of this is that pages (containing...
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    Thread [Q][3/30/2013] Best Practices for Kernel flashaholics?

    I note that: - some kernel devs ship only a bare kernel which gets packaged up with the existing ramdisk - some kernel devs ship a full boot partition image (kernel + ramdisk) - some kernel devs do one or the other of the above PLUS mods to the /system mount point (e.g. /system/etc/init.d...
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    Thread [Q] smb347 AND bq27541 ?

    I see messages in /proc/kmsg (or dmesg output) from both drivers (stock kernel). Is that because the Summit Microsystems SMB 347 chip does no actual "charging" of the battery, but rather just performs the OTG/USB cable detection function(s), and that the TI BQ 27541 chip actually manages the...
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    Thread [REF] Nexus 7 Nominal Battery Charging Report

    Here is the way my WiFi N7 (rooted-) stock 4.2.2 battery behaves. I believe this to be a battery exhibiting nominal behavior. Perhaps this info will be useful to others for comparative purposes, when they ask the question, "what is normal when it comes to charging?". - On the 2A OEM wall...
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    Thread [REF] Nexus 7 Button Combinations

    I don't know if all this info was ever collected into one post; if not, here it is. The times given are approximate times to hold the buttons continuously. Starting from Device OFF Condition: Power (2-3 seconds) -> Normal OS Boot** Vol-Up + Power (1-3 seconds) -> APX Mode Vol-Down + Power...
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    Thread Eris msm_pm_wait_state reboot syndrome?

    Hi folks, Long time since I popped in here. I'm wondering if you've seen behavior similar to this before: Spontaneous reboots during suspend/resumes (that is, an app running but the screen is off) which *sometimes* result in output like this at the tail end of /proc/last_kmsg [...
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    Thread Announcement: Do You have a Soft-Bricked Eris?

    The release by HTC of an unlockable bootloader (v 1.51.0000) for the Droid Eris has created a potential opportunity for rescue of some soft-bricked Eris handsets. Are you an owner of one of these units? There is a decent chance of recovery back to a working state! (Props go to Android...
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    Thread Melfas TouchPanel compatibility / firmware?

    Hi folks, On a lark I tried replacing the digitizer/touchscreen on a freebie Eris donated by a friend. The old touchpanel was a Synaptics, and was dead/wonky in the lower left hand corner above the home/menu keys (those soft keys worked, however). It had a scratch on the glass in this same...
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    Thread [ROM] HTC Eris March 2011 OTA Stock ROM - v2.41.605.6

    Here is a flashable version of the full HTC Eris stock ROM - v 2.41.605.6. March2011_OTA_ReferenceROM_v1.zip ( 99,606,802 Bytes; MD5: 770786915545a16f564a42e344ce7bb6 ) ( 02/15/2012 - Re-hosted download link - thanks to XDA user doogald for providing a home for this ROM ) This is what you...
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    Thread FACT! - new (2/2011) HTC/VZW Eris OTA!

    Check out this VZW PDF document - http://support.vzw.com/pdf/system_update/eris.pdf It seems to have been authored only 6 days ago (Mon 21 Feb), and mentions a hitherto unknown Eris release - 2.41.605.6 (same radio as the July 2010 OTA, but different/newer ROM version number) Anybody want to...
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    Thread WTH? Legacy? Hey, we've got Gingerbread!

    WTH? Check the "current page path" at the top of this page. XDA sez our 16-month-old Eris is now a "legacy" device. Harumph. The HTC Dream (G1) is twice as old, and nobody's calling it "legacy". :( Wrote this before I saw workshed mention the same thing in his GSB thread. Oops.
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    Thread [SOLVED] Eris "Undead Call" Problem (AOSP/Froyo/GB) Fixed!

    While poking around today, I discovered that I could deterministically cause "rild" to segfault - every time I tried it. The method I used was to turn on WiFi with the Mobile Data network already running, and then I would launch the app "Wifi Analyzer" (farproc). Almost immediately the...
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    Thread [Tools] Android SDK API 9 / Ubuntu 8.04 -> 10.04

    The newest Android SDK API (v9 - Android 2.3) for linux seems to require glibc 2.11. I didn't know that, and blithely installed it last night from within eclipse - on my Ubuntu 8.04 LTS VM - and then found out that the emulator would no longer work correctly because of the glibc requirement...
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    Thread [Q] Navigating github effectively?

    If I want to browse through sequential revisions of piece of code on somebody's (online) github repository, it seems like the only way to do so is to first find the current code (latest commit), and then back up to the parent commit, and navigate back down the file hierarchy to find the (prior...
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    Thread Notice: Your Boot Image Usage ...

    http://i756.photobucket.com/albums/xx209/erisuser1/boot-usage-party.jpg ;) See this thread over in the Droid Eris Q&A forum starting with post #11.
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    Thread [HTC ROMs] Consolidated HTC Eris RUU/OTA/ROM URLs

    Consolidated HTC RUU, Leak, and OTA Downloads Here we have in one place links to (almost) every HTC Eris RUU Installer, OTA, and PB00IMG.ZIP downloads. (You can also find some archaic stuff at shipped-roms.com) The Eris is getting long in the tooth - grab copies for your personal archive...
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    Thread mtd kernel driver hacks?

    Hi devs, Are you aware of any work (for other Android phones, for instance), where an altered mtd kernel driver was used to allow (raw) root access anyplace within flash memory? (For example, maybe a raw pseudo-partition which overlaps all the other partitions?) The stock mtd driver creates...
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    Thread New Info about Clockwork Brickings

    Hi devs, Strictly speaking, this is not a development issue, but I thought it warranted some special attention as it sheds a little bit of new light on the "bricking" caused by Clockwork (version unknown). A new XDA member, SoSickWiTiT, brought back an Eris from the grave. The phone he...
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    Thread Notice: Termination of OTA service for the Eris?

    FYI, Appearances are that OTA service for the Eris has recently been discontinued. I tested a stock 1.5 (1.17.605.1) install, as well as the Leak-V3 install, and neither received an OTA (obviously, they require distinct OTAs). I also checked URLs for a variety of known OTAs (@...
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    Thread [ROM][03/06/2011]FlashBack21 v2 -Return to Factory Stock - March 2011 OTA

    FlashBack21 v2 - Return to Factory 2.1 Stock - March 2011 OTA Note1: This ROM supersedes the (former) "FlashBack15" ROM as of 2010/10/20. This step was taken because it appears that VZW/Google are no longer providing Cupcake->Eclair OTA downloads for the Eris. Note2: The V2 FlashBack21 ROM...
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    Thread Attn Froyo ROM devs: Hero vs. Eris libhtc_ril.so ?

    Hi folks, Have a peek at posts #27 and #30 over in the Q&A thread about spontaneous call drop/reconnects which appear to be due to segfaulting of the "rild" daemon in Froyo ROMs At this point, it is speculative whether or not the Sprint Hero version of libhtc_ril.so has something to do with...
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    Thread [Begging] Devs - please publish your MD5's

    [ I realize this post doesn't belong here - shout me down after you've read the post :) ] [gratuitous-begging] Hi folks, If you are publishing ROMs or other installable .ZIPs please please please (yes, I'm begging now) publish MD5 checksums (or at least an exact byte count) of the files you...
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    Thread [Q] What's up with Froyo/CyanogenMod "Undead" calls? [UPDATED 2/15/2011]

    Does it happen to you? You are talking on a call (on your Froyo'ed Eris), and you feel your phone vibrate twice; you can't hear the other party, so you look at your screen, and sure enough, it says "call lost" (or similar). So you go to redial, but then after a few seconds, you realize: the...
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    Thread [Q] Key sequence for recovery boot for 1.46, 1.47?

    Does anyone recall what the key sequences were to direct-boot (from a cold start) into the recovery boot when there is a 1.46 or 1.47 bootloader present on the Eris? It's been many months since I've had that on my phone - and I can't remember whether the thing that differs from the 1.49.xxxx...
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    Thread (for tereg) NoRecovery custom recovery

    Hi tereg, (If you are not tereg, you can stop reading this. I didn't PM because I needed to ship an attachment) Have a look at the attached (custom) recovery (pick it apart and diff it against the leak-V3/RUU recovery.img) using split_bootimg.pl and the gunzip | cpio pipeline. You can...
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    Thread Gmail contact sync DatabaseUtils error (EE3) ?

    Hello all, Thought I would give EE3.0 a spin, so I did the usual drill (backup, wipe, flash). The install happened without a hitch. Subsequent to the install I shutdown, transferred .apks from my SD/ext partition (to /data/app), and then rebooted. (Rather than fool around trying to figure...
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    Thread [FYI] Minor Differences: OTA-2.1 vs. Leak-V3

    There are small differences between the OTA-2.1 and the Leak-V3. Tiny might be a better adjective. This involves two files which are present (post install) in the OTA-2.1 which are not present in the Leak-V3 PB00IMG.ZIP file, and two files which are in the Leak-V3 PB00IMG.ZIP ROM file not...
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    Thread [Reference] HTC Signed Eris ROM MD5 (md5sum) Signatures

    :::::::: :::::::: Consolidated List of MD5 Checksums for HTC-Signed Official & Leaked Eris (DesireC) ROMS :::::::: This post is intended to allow folks to rapidly check what they've got in hand - does not include anything but HTC signed files. Let me know if you spot any errors - I was...
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    Thread How are the RUU nv_*.nb files used?

    In the RUUs, along with all the standard images (boot, system, userdata, recovery) there are nv_*.nb files. I presume they are for writing nvram, not NAND (that is, not into mtdblockX partitions). I think we have only seen two variants so far (zifnab06, pls correct me if I am wrong)...
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    Thread FYI: OTA URL capture

    I don't know how useful this will be, since many of the devs have probably gleefully pounced on the 2.1 leak (and can't roll back now to Cupcake), but... The OTA update process (1.16.605.1 -> 1.17.605.1) is completely different than the RUU/HBOOT methods... it actually boots into android and...
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    Thread Ubuntu Setup Notes for Dev (kitchen) work - UPDATED 2/26

    Update 2010-02-26 Added examples for linking either dynamically or statically (see page 2) I decided to try and set up a kitchen using the closest thing to a native kernel dev environment that I could set up. At this point I have: - cross-compiled the HTC Desire (kernel) sources using the...