[10 Apr][DL Desire v5.xx][Always FASTER][kernel:freak]

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v4.32.44.12 applied with theme from he_stheone64.

Important note:

I create the Desire Series together with freak, and also got a lot of help from many technical experts, so, please thank them as well if you like the build.

This thread is for discussing the SD builds only.

All the releases please check:

Please discuss the NAND builds at:

Before flash or install new builds:

1. DON'T expect it will work out of box.
2. DON'T expect it will be as light and fast as Gingerbread.
3. DON'T expect that some legacy problem will disappear
4. Reboot your phone at lease twice after flashing or installing, after 1st boot into setting screen, long press the right button to recall the boot menu, reboot. Can not use /Update_DL method to install app before 3rd reboot.
5. For this version, due to the base has been changed throughly, can not use previous data.img or ext4, remove existing data.img and set data_img=1 to let system generate one for you, or set format_ext4=1 to format your ext4 if you are using ext4
6. DON'T set any config for 1st installation except data_img=1(for data.img) or format_ext4=1(for ext4 user). if your have tmous phone, no need the config.txt.
7. For SD or magldr, if 1st installation failed, must delete the system.ext2 file under /Desire_DL to let system convert it again.
8. Use Windows notepad create a file named config.txt, save it under /Desire_DL, only need to put the necessary config inside it, say:

Important Release Note
This build is another endeavor by freak and me to improve the performance of our build, now, besides our existing optimization methods: squashfs, ext4, etc, this build has been added in the following features to improve it performance furthermore:

1. AUFS + SquashFS.
this is the 1st android version that can support the aufs+squashfs, we
even worked with the author of aufs to make it usable to android.
a lot of innovations within this build from the technical perspective,
for users, the benefit of it are:
a. high performance
b. despite of squashfs is used to reduce the size of file system, user
still be able to change any file directly with the power of aufs.
c. a lot of frequent accessed files are squashed and loaded into ram
to improve the performance.

2. RE-Odexed.
there flood a lot of misleading messages on xda of odexed, same as
squashfs. Odex can actually improve system performance, and at the
same time, reduce the whole system's size(because the odex is
optimized dex), and odex build has less chance of system crash that
lead to wipe the davlik-cache. an odex build doest not generate the
davlik-cache which is odexed.

3. Re-Engineering Sense:
All the apps and framework were re-compiled and reduced the size to get the lowest RAM consuming and Highest performance.

4. Merged DesireZ and DesireHD into one.
Merged the advantage features from both DesireZ and DesireHD into one build.

Please refer to this thread for download and detail info of v5.xx


DL Desire v4.31.44.12
Light themed with power notification and battery percentage.

DL Desire v4.32.44.12
Themed with he_stheone64.

Converted system.ext2 for DL.Desire.v4.31.44.12, thanks mamdouhn
part 1
part 2
part 3

DL.Desire.v4.32.45.13 SD only with DLZ_update_20110307-2034
part 1
part 2
part 3


Note: you are always appreciated if you can help upload the converted system.ext2 for SD/MAGLDR, how to do:
after your system successfully boot into sense, and feel the performance is great, delete the system.img and data.img, zip the /Desire_DL folder and upload it, for some ppl have problem of converting the system.ext2 from system.img.

How to config SuperInit v4.4(advance user)

Bugfix and enhancement
Upgrade to v4.32.45.13 and v4.31.45.13 (yes, we upgrade the SuperInit and kernel together.)

How to ask for help:

1. First, make sure you ask at the proper place, this thread is only for ask the question related to the NAND, please ask questions related to SD or MAGLDR at

2. Please indicate the following information when asking for help:
a. your phone modal: EU or TMOUS modal.
b. your loading mode: NAND, SD or MAGLDR
c. Please post the content of init.log(this file is on the root of your sdcard).

3. Please be patient and polite.

4. We(myself and freak) will only answer question that follows the above rules, thanks!!!

Naming convention
1. the 1st digit is for the build base, say DesireZ, is for the v4.0 base which based on the HTC RUU 1.85.
2. the 2nd field is for the subversion, normally, x.0 means the first relase which should based on a totally new base, and from x.0 till x.3, there will be a lot fix and testing, if you want a stable version, DON'T use it, and the build will be stabilized after x.4.
3. the 3rd field is for the init version, currently, our init is at v42, which is also not a stable version.
4. the 4th field will be used for the kernel, currently, freak is working on it, and will have the 1st kernel soon.



Thanks happyendin21 for recording this wonderful video, which demonstrate my build v2.1 and v2.6

Older SD version:

DL DesireZ v1.0
DL DesireZ v0.3n
For version before v3.0
- extract "desire_z" folder on the root of your SD card
- Run "CLRCAD.exe" then "haret.exe"


Special thanks to

wingmann, E Lin, D69K, McNiceGuy, vlad48, RicarduZonta, akshan, Alexei, Kam,
adeeb, Shane Grosser, Kenneth Davis, Muhammad, Joe, parzifal, F-bone,
TruePlaya, Eric, kajos, b0nni....


Thanks to

- Cedesmith, Cotulla, ownhere, melethron, ocm, Rajko, LeTama, Hastarin, NetRipper, Markinus, gauner1986, Takaaki, iamgpc and others I may forgot.

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all cedesmith fans must try this , please make changelog for next update
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its rebooting on the HTC screen
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It works but wifi DHCP is not working (setting it to static IP works just fine) and HTC twitter (peep?) is missing?
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Some screens please...

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The Rom is excellent
really fast
so far everything is working apart from being unable to connect to WiFi ( stuck on Obtaining IP address.... )

Any Solutions ??
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Originally Posted by shahzads

its rebooting on the HTC screen

This build will not create the data.img automatically, hence, you have to supply a data.img file,recommend to use the one I listed above.
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