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Well, Bionix 3 was great, and i can say that this one is soooooo much better. Lots of tweaks and slimmed down framework equals maximum speed and performance and no lags anywhere in this build. I introduce the new ROM to kick off the Bionix series for G2x, called Bionix Reloaded. Now lets get this out of the way:

I(NOR TEAM WHISKEY) WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE CAUSED BEFORE, DURING, AND/OR AFTER FLASHING THIS. PLEASE READ EVERYTHING, MAKE BACKUPS, READ SOME MORE, AND FLASH AT YOUR OWN RISK

Features:
Code:
Bionix Reloaded v1.4.1 FINAL - 3/31/2012
Fixed Video Chat Bug, for the most part: Video will be rotated 90 degrees
Updated Titanium Backup
Updated Market to Google Play
Updated Youtube
Updated Maps
Updated Google Music
Updated Flash Player
Added WiFi Calling 

-Bionix Reloaded v1.4 FINAL - 3/12/12
-Updated Titanium Backup
-Updated hosts file
-Re-wrote & slimmed down ApocalypseInit
-Removed conflicting Wifi mods, maybe a solution to random reboots w/ wifi 
-Removed SombionixInit, ApocalypseInit can handle it now.
-Put Email.apk back in, for those who use it, i apoligize for removing it.
-Added more ICS response & performance tweaks
-Added more optimized ZipAlign script
-Reduced framework-res animation rates, for more speed

-Bionix Reloaded v1.3 - 2/20/12
-Added new "Bionix Reloaded" bootanimation by kwes1020
-Added ROM Manager
-Added AppWidgetPicker to replace default widget selector
-Setup for OTA updates in ROM Manager
-Updated Titanium Backup
-Updated Maps
-Updated Adobe Flash
-Updated hosts file
-Modified & slimmed down ApocalypseInit script
-Removed Email.apk (who uses that anyway??)
-Fixed minor theme bugs in framework-res & SystemUI
-Re-themed updated GoogleQuickSearchBox
-Removed conflicting mods from SombionixInit script
-Removed RAM Script (SombionixInit & ApocalypseInit can handle it now)
-Restored original Startup Wizard

-Bionix Reloaded v1.2.1 - 2/1/12
-Fixed long bootup, removed dalvik-cache deletion line in ramdisk
-Updated GoogleQuickSearchBox (will be re-themed in next update)

-Bionix Reloaded v1.2 - 1/31/12
-Added CRT TV On animation
-Added MMS.apk from Weapon-G2x, can now send/recieve MMS via WiFi
-Integrated ICS response & performance tweaks (took forever!!)
-Updated hosts file for more adblocking
-Updated Youtube
-Updated Market
-Updated Maps
-Updated Music
-Updated Titanium Backup
-Optimized RAM script for better utilization
-Removed pieces of LG crap from framework, will remove more when time permits.
-Reduced wake lag a bit
-Modified Startup Wizard, no more "Touching Andy to start" (See install instructions for more info on first boot)

-Bionix Reloaded v1.1 - 1/9/12
-Updated su binary
-Updated hosts file to block more ads
-Updated Google Music
-Updated Google Maps
-Updated Titanium Backup
-Added Bravia Engine
-Added Semi-transparent status bar to default theme
-Added ICS transition animations
-Added Google Talk from Weapon-G2x, can't confirm Video Chat Support though.
-Killed Battery Full Popup 
-Exchanged RIL lib files (attempting to stop those data issues for some)
-Modified SombionixInit script again for better performance
-Modified ApocalypseInit script for better kernel tweaks
-Removed OmaDmclient.apk (thanks to the great lotherius for pointing that out)
-Removed System Update from About Phone section
-Removed Google Videos (seems it doesn't work on rooted phones, and its -useless anyway)
-Lots of internal bugfixes
-More performance tweaks in framework-res and SystemUI

Bionix Reloaded v1.0 - 12/19/11
-Started completely over, now based on OTA 2.3.3 (For reals this time)
-Updated Superuser and su binary
-TeamWhiskey Bootanimation
-Rethemed to enhanced Gingerbread theme, with elements from Green Crush by Alexia
-New accurate battery mod
-More notification sounds
-Performance tweaks in framework
-Ported quick toggles
-Added Recovery & Reboot to Power Menu
-Browser tweaks
-Swype Keyboard
-Stock LG shutdown, NO PINK T-Mobile
-Bloat free
-Rethemed Genie Widget with dark transparency
-Rethemed GoogleSearchBar with dark transparency
-Rethemed Power Control Widget with dark transparency
-OTA custom kernels now work, i highly recommend Dragon-G2x-OTA by ttabbal
-Bluetooth should pair a little bit faster
-Torch app integrated
-File Manager app integrated
-Updated Adobe Flash
-Updated Maps
-Updated hosts file for more adblocking
-Updated Titanium Backup
-Integrated Google Videos
-Integrated LG launcher
-Integrated Clock Weather Widget (FOR LG LAUNCHER ONLY)
-Removed RomManager 
-More Build.prop tweaks
-Customized RAM Script
-CRT TV Off Animation
-Modified apocalypseInit script with more kernel tweaks
-Modified SombionixInit script for maximum performance and speed.
-Zipaplign at every boot
-Bionix Version hard coded into About Phone
-Other stuff i'm probably forgetting




Install instructions(Important)
-Download & put on sd card
-Backup (Important)
-Reboot into ClockworkMod Recovery
-Wipe /data(Factory Reset)
-Format /system in Mounts & Storage
-Find & flash Bionix Reloaded
-Reboot when prompted
-When welcome screen pops up, DO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING, let sit for 10 mins (Important)
-Reboot
-When it comes back up again, let sit for 5 more mins(Important)
-Sign in, enjoy the butter
-Flash any options/themes if desired

Download Bionix Reloaded v1.4.1 FINAL - FearlessTechs.net (My site)
MD5: 6b2856061020a7e69834c7895c95e928
Mirrors
Sourceforge
Goo-inside.me - Also all old & deprecated versions can be found here too.

IF YOU'RE CURRENTLY ON v1.4, THEN YOU CAN UPDATE TO v1.4.1 WITHOUT WIPING WITH THIS:

Download Bionix Reloaded v1.4.1 No-Wipe Quick updater - For going from v1.4 to v1.4.1 ONLY
^^ONLY FLASH THIS IF YOU'RE ON v1.4, AGAIN WIPING IS NOT REQUIRED.^^

Options - ALL OPTIONS CAN BR FOUND ON THE Goo.im mirror
Optional custom kernels
Download Dragon-G2x v1.1.1 (Repack 2) by ttabbal
For those who want to use Dragon, use this one that has been repacked for faster bootup time by ttabbal, and repacked again with init.d support by me.

Download Faux123's 0.1.3 (Repacked) by faux123
For those who want to use Faux's 0.1.3 for OTA, use this one that has been repacked for faster boot time by the great Lotherius.(Thank Faux123 and Lotherius for this, not me )

WiFi Calling -Download
This should install WiFi Calling until it's back in Bloater

Center Clock MOD - Download
Does what it says, moves the clock in the notification bar from the right to the center of the notification bar. Preview it here

No CRT TV on/off animation - Download
NOTE: This swaps out framework-res, so you MUST re-enter Gmail credentials manually after flashing this.

CM7 MMS.apk - Download
Has more features like Black Background, but unable to send MMS via WiFi

Black Status Bar - Download
There are few that dislike the semi-transparent status bar, flash this for a solid black status bar.

Stock, unmodified hosts file/No adblocking - Download
This is for you guys that want/need ads in your ROM, "ad city"

SD Card Mount Swap
If you want your external sd card to mount like CM7/MIUI(Experimental)
Download & flash SD mount swap patch here
Warning, you won't be able to mount to PC, still working on this, big thanks to lotherius for pointing this out.
If you change your mind and you want the original mounting style back, download & flash the revert zip here

Bloat
If you want any bloat, then i highly recommend Bloater by Romanbb
Bloater G2x Edition Thread
Make sure you hit his thanks button while you're over there

BUGS:
See FAQ in post #2(below)

Credits:
Sombionix
Krylon360
Alexia
ttabbal
Romanbb
lotherius
kwes1020
faux123
s0niqu3
dreamsfogotten
untermensch
Whitehawkx
Xboarder56
Juwe11
owain94
capez
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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
These are the most frequent questions asked. They consist of what are asked in this thread, and what i've been asked in a PM.

Q - I have random reboots, what can i do?

A - The keyword is "random", meaning it can't be predicted when and where they come from. One thing you can do is try switching kernels, another is
reducing OC freq or change UV settings, unless someone wants to send me a logcat after replicating the random reboot. These things happen, and its
really hard to track and pin down, but i'll be trying my best to keep them to a minimum.

Q - Do i have to use Dragon-G2x? I want to use Faux's kernel.
A - No, you don't. You may use Faux, but my phone likes the Dragon. If you do want Dragon, i recommend the one above b/c it's been repacked by ttabbal for faster boot time. Although, the choice is yours, thats why it comes with stock kernel.

Q - Why do i have to wait after flashing?? I want to use it now!!!

A - Bionix is known for its speed & stability tweaks. After flashing, the initial boot is critical. The performance tweaks need to run and set everything correctly. If you start pushing buttons and stuff, it could mess up the process. And speed cannot be guaranteed if these scripts aren't ran completly.

Q - I don't like the theme, can i flash another one?
A - Yes, if it has been themed/ported to this ROM. The framework have lots of tweaks in it, and flashing themes not meant for this ROM switches the frameworks and you won't have the tweaks i put in. Also, stuff may break, like the Power Menu, or stuff in Settings.

Q - Does this ROM block ads?
A - Yes, inside /system/etc, is a file named "hosts". Inside this file, almost 98% of ad servers are blocked. It consist of 2 public hosts sources, and my sources from my own PC's hosts. I personally HATE ads everywhere. If you want ads in your ROM for any reason, let me know and i'll give you a flashable that'll reverse this effect.

Q - I can't send or recieve MMS over WiFi!! What can i do??
A - This is a known bug across all OTA based ROMs, Turn off WiFi...or flash the one that Whitehawkx has in his Weapon thread.
UPDATE: v1.2.x and up now includes the modded MMS.apk w/ MMS via Wifi capability, thank Whitehawkx for this, not me

Q - My GPS sucks since i flashed this!! You broke my GPS!! Can you fix it!??

A - The gps.conf in this ROM has more servers to choose from than a stock ROM, so it can do nothing but help. You can try installing Romanbb's Bloater to change GPS configs that if for your current location. Also, note that it may take a few extra seconds to lock the first time, but after that it may be alot faster.

Q - Why is my data is gone after i flashed this?
A - Some report this after immediatley flashing Dragon-G2x after flashing the ROM, and find that if they reboot once after setting up their preferences and stuff, then flash Dragon-G2x, data does not go out. Some have also reported that flashing Faux's kernel after losing data fixes the issue. Since v1.1, i've been experimenting with RIL lib files trying to resolve this issue, but this issue is temporary and is being worked on constantly.

Q - Is there any way to put in EDT Tweaks?
A - Yes, but no. EDT Tweaks are a "EDT" thing. Meaning its only going in EDT/TeamKang ROMs, like Trigger, Weapon, Juggernaut, AOKP, etc. I highly doubt that they'll let me put this tweak in, and if they do, theres probably alot of modifications needed. Whitehawkx and Romanbb did it cuz they're geniuses like that.

Q - But wait, aren't you a genius too?? You're a TeamWhiskey dev.
A - Umm, no, i'm not a genius. Bionix 3/Reloaded are the first roms i made/maintained, i'm learning as i go here, so bear with me.
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pause again grandad...
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alright, will give this a try

hows the GPS lock on this?
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Very nice work. I switched back to MIUI for the sd card mounting, but I will jump back to Bionix and try the sd card patch. As soon as you get it to work with PC mounting also, you have a real winner here !!

Many thanks to you and Team Whiskey
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Can't wait to flash it xD
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Welp, time to back up.

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I just installed tsugi yesterday. Ima run it a while then I'll flash this. I loved bionix.

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Noticed that some of my paid apps are not showing up. Is there a build.prop update that can be used to fix this?
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Is server down? Its failing.

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