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[ROM] [STOCK] [NAE] [4.4.2] Stock Rooted NAE Rom - Yes it boots

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By Unknownforce, Retired Recognized Developer on 16th February 2014, 07:00 PM
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Thanks to @optimummind, it looks like we have a working method now.

Originally Posted by optimummind

Happy news to report~!! Everything works~!!

First of all, I give 100% credit to @jt1975 for PM'ing me with instructions for what he did to make the NAE ROM and NAE baseband work on the MF9 Knox-free bootloader with everything working - Wifi, cell service, and data.

Before I undertook the steps he provided, my phone setup was as such:

-Stock, Rooted MK2
-Stock MK2 kernel
-MK2 baseband
-MF9 Knox-free bootloader
-Latest Philz recovery

Now, here is what I did:

1. Downloaded ROM Manager from the Play Store & installed CWM v6.0.4.4 (not the Touch version).
2. Flashed Unknownforce's NAE modem/baseband using Odin v3.07. I shut down the phone completely & booted into Download Mode by holding down Power & Vol Down.

-Unchecked "Auto Reboot" & "F. Reset Time.)
-Once it said "Passed," held down the Power Button for 10 seconds until the phone rebooted automatically.
-Upon reboot, verified that the baseband flash was successful by going into Settings.
-In Settings, it said NAE for "Software version" and "Baseband version."
-At this point, I had no Wifi (couldn't even turn it on) but did have cell service and data.

3. Rebooted phone into CWM v6.0.4.4 recovery by shutting down the phone completely first then turning it
back on by pressing Power Button + Vol Up.

Inside CWM v6.0.4.4, I performed:
-"Wipe data/factory reset."
-"Wipe cache partition"
-"advanced" -> "Wipe Dalvik cache"
-"mounts & storage" -> "format /cache"
-"mounts & storage" -> "format /system"
-"mounts & storage" -> "format /data"
-"Wipe data/factory reset"
-"Wipe cache partition"
-"Wipe Dalvik cache"

-Flashed Unknownforce's version 2 NAE ROM

4. Rebooted phone.

From the get-go, everything began working - the cell service bars were active, 4G LTE turned on, and later, I was able to sign into my home network.

Now, some pictures...

Once again, mad props to @jt1975 for helping me & others~!!

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16th February 2014, 07:04 PM |#2  
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Thanks unknownforce! I am downloading now.
16th February 2014, 07:10 PM |#3  
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downloading now along with modem from other link. may not get to this till later. Also i'm still on MDL build number with MF9 baseband. let you all know how it goes.
16th February 2014, 07:26 PM |#4  
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Will flashing this install Knox bootloader on my device?
16th February 2014, 07:58 PM |#5  
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Before it is asked, here is the link to the modem.

It is in post # 2
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16th February 2014, 07:59 PM |#6  
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Installed latest NAE modem, then flashed this, boots fine, wifi/LTE fully functional. Be forewarned everyone (and this is not a shot at uknownforce, just a general heads up), because bloat is still in it, the Sprint ID will install quite a few apps upon boot and set up, so if you only have... say... 1GB of data, either skip setup or make sure you're connected to wifi. Thanks uknownforce! remember your work from the 3vo days (I was ognimnella back then, changed my name) and glad to be running your stuff again with my s4
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16th February 2014, 08:02 PM |#7  
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Originally Posted by Unknownforce

Not sure why everyone is having problems with making these ROMs.

I am very curious too, since I was having problems. Probably just a duh on my part. I'll take a close look at what you've done to see where my mistakes were.

Downloading now, assuming it boots, I'll deknox and deodex it shortly.

Thanks very much for this !!!

EDIT: I've been using your work for various things for quite a while, thanks given and $10 thrown your way. Thanks again.
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16th February 2014, 08:04 PM |#8  
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Okay got ninja'd by mingolianbeef - Wifi and LTE working; woohoo.


Will flashing this install Knox bootloader on my device?

OP says,

No, you don't need the latest bootloader

so I assume it won't.

Thanks again Unknownforce for coming through!
16th February 2014, 08:07 PM |#9  
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Lol nice OP... Glad it's done.

Sent From My HTC One! 😍
16th February 2014, 08:09 PM |#10  
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Originally Posted by pierson97

will flashing this install knox bootloader on my device?

ditto that???????????????????? Same question.
16th February 2014, 08:12 PM |#11  
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Originally Posted by localpagefirst

ditto that???????????????????? Same question.

Since this is just the ROM, it shouldn't include the Bootloader (which would typically be included in a TAR / ODIN file). I didn't see comments about him removing the "KNOX" programming however. But that's not a big deal, you can easily disable those with script or via SuperSU.
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