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NeoArian

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  • Nov 25, 2017
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    Code:
    [COLOR="Purple"]#include <std_disclaimer.h>[/COLOR]
    [COLOR="Navy"]/*
     * Your warranty is now void.
     *
     * I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
     * thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please
     * do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM
     * before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if
     * you point the finger at me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you.
     */[/COLOR]

    Introduction
    LineageOS, an open-source Android distribution, is available for several devices,
    with more being continuously added thanks to the biggest, yet ever growing, Android open-source community.
    Join us and breathe new life in your device, be it old or new.
    If you don't know LineageOS and would like to read about it before installing it you can take a look at the official Website.

    Features
    Individuality
    Customization is paramount to productivity.
    That’s why LineageOS promises to push for user personalization and preference.
    Everyone is unique and your device should be too.
    Security
    Your data, your rules. With powerful tools such as Privacy Guard, you are in control of what your apps can do whenever you want.
    Trust will help you understand the security of your device and warn you about possible threats.
    We take security very seriously: that’s why we deliver security updates every month to all our supported devices.
    And to make your device more secure, lock everything behind an enhanced lock screen.
    Longevity
    LineageOS extends the functionality and lifespan of mobile devices from more than 20 different manufacturers thanks to our open-source community of contributors from all around the world.

    Installation instructions
    Prerequisites:
    • Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
    • Fastboot drivers to install TWRP
    • Micro-USB Cable to connect your phone to your computer
    Install:
    1. Reboot to TWRP. *
    2. Wipe cache, dalvik cache, data and system.
    3. Install ROM.
    4. Install 10.0 Gapps for ARM. **
    * recommended TWRP: Post #2
    ** optional, opengapps

    Downloads
    Download the ROM

    Over the Air Updates
    To use OTA updates please read Post #2

    Sources
    DEVICE:
    https://github.com/LineageOS/android_device_sony_z3c
    https://github.com/LineageOS/android_device_sony_msm8974-common
    https://github.com/LineageOS/android_device_sony_shinano-common

    KERNEL:
    https://github.com/LineageOS/android_kernel_sony_msm8974

    Addons
    OpenGapps
    Magisk

    Thanks
    Whole LineageOS Team for this amazing ROM
    @koron393
    @SpiritCroc
    @Myself5
    @nailyk
    @drakonizer
    @rcstar6696
    @tomascus
    I hope I haven't forgot anyone :)

    Bugs
    Current hardware support state: Gist
    WHAT'S BROKEN
    • You tell me.


    XDA:DevDB Information
    LineageOS 17.1 for z3c, ROM for the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

    Contributors
    NeoArian
    ROM OS Version: Android 10
    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.x
    ROM Firmware Required: 23.5.A.1.291
    Based On: AOSP

    Version Information
    Status: Beta

    Created 2019-10-02
    Last Updated 2020-01-04
     
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    NeoArian

    Recognized Developer
  • Nov 25, 2017
    1,238
    2,788
    Sony Xperia Z2
    Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
    OTA and TWRP recovery

    Over the Air Updates
    My upload script automatically pushed OTA updates to my GitHub.
    If you want to make them visible through the Updater you can flash the attached magisk module LineageOS-17.1_z3c-OTA-v1.zip or add the line
    Code:
    lineage.updater.uri=https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ArianK16a/OTA/lineage-17.1/z3c.json
    manually to your build.prop. You should use the recommended TWRP so that the updates flash fine.

    TWRP recovery

    TWRP 3.3.1 for our z3c with Android 10!
    The TWRP for Android 10 is attached to this post.
    Source is available at: https://github.com/z3c-pie/twrp_device_sony_z3c/tree/android-10.0

    Changelog for twrp-3.3.1-1-z3c-20191212-sar.img
    • Improved System as root support, /system is a symlink to /system_root/system now

    Changelog for twrp-3.3.1-1-A10.0-z3c.img
    • Added Bootlogo, booting from offline state will display the original sony logo now instead of nothing
    • Fixed fastboot boot
    • Updated kernel cmdline from 23.5.A.1.291

    How to install this build:
    • Reboot to fastboot by holding volume up while connecting your device to your computer
    • Open a terminal and move to the directory with TWRP in it
    • Rename the downloaded image to twrp.img
    • Type
      Code:
      fastboot flash recovery twrp.img
    • Boot into TWRP while the device is powered off press the power and volume down button

    Feel free to ask questions or give feedback about TWRP here .

    Have a nice day!

    Additional information about the recovery on this device:
    First of all we should make the basics clear: On our Z3 Compact we have got a bootloader update which can boot a recovery from powered off state by pressing volume down and the power button. Because we haven't ever had this updated bootloader and not all sony devices received the update, there have been some intelligent people who brought a special init binary which can handle recovery boots during a normal boot. This means when using advanced reboot from the ROM or pressing a volume key while the sony logo appears at boot. https://github.com/LineageOS/android_device_sony_common/commits/lineage-16.0

    To make this work there is this method to extract the ramdisk: https://github.com/LineageOS/androi...eage-16.0/extract_ramdisk/extract_ramdisk.cpp which uses zlib to decompress it. So far so good, zlib can decompress the default compression for recovery ramdisk which is gzip. However LZMA is more effective to reduce the size so we took it's advantage: https://github.com/omnirom/android_...mmit/885b01223a460d3f2500155ea415bdc8573679bc in order to fit recoverys compiled from recent environments (android-9.0 in my case) into our small FOTAKernel partition.

    According to this change the init_sony can't handle the recovery boot anymore because it can't decompress the recovery's ramdisk so nailyk and Diewi (as far as i know) added support to decompress LZMA compressed ramdisk's with this chain: https://github.com/sonyxperiadev/device-sony-common-init/pull/20/commits
    However these commits have never been merged into the LineageOS/android_device_sony_common nor the sonyxperiadev/device-sony-common-init. Since your ROM, CarbonROM, is using a fork of LineageOS/android_device_sony_common is missing these commits the recovery boot fails with a kernel panic, like this: https://del.dog/egawososux.htm

    So you can either use a recovery which doesn't compress the ramdisk with LZMA (for example the one from here: https://forum.xda-developers.com/z3-compact/development/recovery-twrp-3-2-3-0-aries-t3837192 or ask your ROM developer to pick the according commits into the sony_common tree/use my fork of LineageOS's one https://github.com/z3c-pie/android_...mits/fa85dfcc07f42d73f9a1abf1f4c82d8bf0486a93 which would enable you to use recent TWRP builds with a LZMA compressed ramdisk.

    I hope i presented it clearly and in the right way,
    Have a nice day!

    EDIT: Minimized patch for LZMA is available here: https://review.lineageos.org/c/LineageOS/android_device_sony_common/+/252923
     

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    NeoArian

    Recognized Developer
  • Nov 25, 2017
    1,238
    2,788
    Sony Xperia Z2
    Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
    The new build is up!
    Get it from here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/ep...age-17.0-20191002-UNOFFICIAL-z3c.zip/download
    Make sure to use the new TWRP from Post #2 because Android 10 introduces System-as-Root which can lead to weird behaviour in the old TWRP.
    Note that there are not all features from LineageOS 16.0 ported over yet and there can be unexpected, yet unlisted bugs.

    MY personal hardware support list can be found here: https://gist.github.com/ArianK16a/1e46c463a5c910efb322d9cf0e16c3c0 but as always, i can't guarantee you anything!

    Happy flashing!
     

    hhpl

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    Mar 27, 2011
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    hah ok now I don`t know anything... ;/
    still same problem with this freakin camera and torch exactly like in v16

    all my steps:

    1.
    flashtool64 -> Stock Android 6.0.1 for D5803 - 23.5.A.1.291 - Unbranded - Baltic Generic (1288-5413)
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/z3-compact/general/list-stock-firmwares-d5803-d5833-t2906706

    2.
    TWRP for 6.01 - with this https://forum.xda-developers.com/z3-compact/general/recovery-root-mm-575-lb-t3418714
    Kernel .575 -> recovery for mm575 ->kernel .291

    3.
    installation of yours TWRP - twrp-3.3.1-A10.0-z3c

    4. in twrp 3.3.1 wipe cache, dalvik cache, data and system, rom installation

    5. camera and torch doesn`t working ;/ "camera keeps stopping" and torch is greyed out
     

    NeoArian

    Recognized Developer
  • Nov 25, 2017
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    Sony Xperia Z2
    Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
    hah ok now I don`t know anything... ;/
    still same problem with this freakin camera and torch exactly like in v16

    all my steps:

    1.
    flashtool64 -> Stock Android 6.0.1 for D5803 - 23.5.A.1.291 - Unbranded - Baltic Generic (1288-5413)
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/z3-compact/general/list-stock-firmwares-d5803-d5833-t2906706

    2.
    TWRP for 6.01 - with this https://forum.xda-developers.com/z3-compact/general/recovery-root-mm-575-lb-t3418714
    Kernel .575 -> recovery for mm575 ->kernel .291

    3.
    installation of yours TWRP - twrp-3.3.1-A10.0-z3c

    4. in twrp 3.3.1 wipe cache, dalvik cache, data and system, rom installation

    5. camera and torch doesn`t working ;/ "camera keeps stopping" and torch is greyed out
    I don't understand what you are doing after you flashed stock. Can you also format data within my twrp? I have recognised that the /data partition size has been set wrong in most older TWRP's.
    I will try, thx :>

    but there are no opengapps for 10,
    what about this? will be good?
    https://www.cyanogenmods.org/download-gapps-for-android-10/
    There are GApps: https://sourceforge.net/projects/opengapps/files/arm/beta/20190928/
     
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    hhpl

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    Mar 27, 2011
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    I don't understand what you are doing after you flashed stock. Can you also format data within my twrp? I have recognised that the /data partition size has been set wrong in most older TWRP's.

    ok I had something in my head that I needed first this marshmallow recovery... I don`t know why :)

    but now I flashed once again 291 and then yours twrp and wiped all the stuff ofc included data and still torch and camera doesn`t work ;/
     
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    NeoArian

    Recognized Developer
  • Nov 25, 2017
    1,238
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    Sony Xperia Z2
    Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
    I don't understand what you are doing after you flashed stock. Can you also format data within my twrp? I have recognised that the /data partition size has been set wrong in most older TWRP's.

    ok I had something in my head that I needed first this marshmallow recovery... I don`t know why :)

    but now I flashed once again 291 and then yours twrp and wiped all the stuff ofc included data and still torch and camera doesn`t work ;/
    Format is not wipe. Make sure that twrp asks you to confirm by typing yes.
     
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    marcogiannetta

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    Camera and Bluetooth are fine.
    Flashing the only gapps for Android 10 I found made the navbar buttons not to work.
    I guess we should wait for better gapps build.
    Great anyway, thanks
     
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    NeoArian

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  • Nov 25, 2017
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    Sony Xperia Z2
    Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
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    hhpl

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    Camera and Bluetooth are fine.
    Flashing the only gapps for Android 10 I found made the navbar buttons not to work.
    I guess we should wait for better gapps build.
    Great anyway, thanks

    wow, so what I`m doing wrong... could you tell me how you install this rom step by step and what rom you had before? steps before installation and steps after or something, I have installed this rom 10 times and never got my camera work, that is crazy :eek:
     

    marcogiannetta

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    wow, so what I`m doing wrong... could you tell me how you install this rom step by step and what rom you had before? steps before installation and steps after or something, I have installed this rom 10 times and never got my camera work, that is crazy :eek:

    The same basic steps you'll find in the OP
     

    Barciej33

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    Nov 30, 2017
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    Camera and Bluetooth are fine.
    Flashing the only gapps for Android 10 I found made the navbar buttons not to work.
    I guess we should wait for better gapps build.
    Great anyway, thanks
    I've experienced the same issue after installing gapps - only back button works. Gesture navigation is working fine.

    Other bugs I've noticed:
    -battery icon style cannot be changed
    -launching camera app with hardware button doesn't work
    -system accent color cannot be changed (there is only one option listed)
     

    koron393

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    Other bugs I've noticed:
    -battery icon style cannot be changed
    -launching camera app with hardware button doesn't work
    -system accent color cannot be changed (there is only one option listed)


    You must read 1st to 3rd post.
    LOS17 is just getting started.

    Note that there are not all features from LineageOS 16.0 ported over yet and there can be unexpected
     
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      url]

      Code:
      [COLOR="Purple"]#include <std_disclaimer.h>[/COLOR]
      [COLOR="Navy"]/*
       * Your warranty is now void.
       *
       * I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
       * thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please
       * do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM
       * before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if
       * you point the finger at me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you.
       */[/COLOR]

      Introduction
      LineageOS, an open-source Android distribution, is available for several devices,
      with more being continuously added thanks to the biggest, yet ever growing, Android open-source community.
      Join us and breathe new life in your device, be it old or new.
      If you don't know LineageOS and would like to read about it before installing it you can take a look at the official Website.

      Features
      Individuality
      Customization is paramount to productivity.
      That’s why LineageOS promises to push for user personalization and preference.
      Everyone is unique and your device should be too.
      Security
      Your data, your rules. With powerful tools such as Privacy Guard, you are in control of what your apps can do whenever you want.
      Trust will help you understand the security of your device and warn you about possible threats.
      We take security very seriously: that’s why we deliver security updates every month to all our supported devices.
      And to make your device more secure, lock everything behind an enhanced lock screen.
      Longevity
      LineageOS extends the functionality and lifespan of mobile devices from more than 20 different manufacturers thanks to our open-source community of contributors from all around the world.

      Installation instructions
      Prerequisites:
      • Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
      • Fastboot drivers to install TWRP
      • Micro-USB Cable to connect your phone to your computer
      Install:
      1. Reboot to TWRP. *
      2. Wipe cache, dalvik cache, data and system.
      3. Install ROM.
      4. Install 10.0 Gapps for ARM. **
      * recommended TWRP: Post #2
      ** optional, opengapps

      Downloads
      Download the ROM

      Over the Air Updates
      To use OTA updates please read Post #2

      Sources
      DEVICE:
      https://github.com/LineageOS/android_device_sony_z3c
      https://github.com/LineageOS/android_device_sony_msm8974-common
      https://github.com/LineageOS/android_device_sony_shinano-common

      KERNEL:
      https://github.com/LineageOS/android_kernel_sony_msm8974

      Addons
      OpenGapps
      Magisk

      Thanks
      Whole LineageOS Team for this amazing ROM
      @koron393
      @SpiritCroc
      @Myself5
      @nailyk
      @drakonizer
      @rcstar6696
      @tomascus
      I hope I haven't forgot anyone :)

      Bugs
      Current hardware support state: Gist
      WHAT'S BROKEN
      • You tell me.


      XDA:DevDB Information
      LineageOS 17.1 for z3c, ROM for the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

      Contributors
      NeoArian
      ROM OS Version: Android 10
      ROM Kernel: Linux 3.x
      ROM Firmware Required: 23.5.A.1.291
      Based On: AOSP

      Version Information
      Status: Beta

      Created 2019-10-02
      Last Updated 2020-01-04
      20
      OTA and TWRP recovery

      Over the Air Updates
      My upload script automatically pushed OTA updates to my GitHub.
      If you want to make them visible through the Updater you can flash the attached magisk module LineageOS-17.1_z3c-OTA-v1.zip or add the line
      Code:
      lineage.updater.uri=https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ArianK16a/OTA/lineage-17.1/z3c.json
      manually to your build.prop. You should use the recommended TWRP so that the updates flash fine.

      TWRP recovery

      TWRP 3.3.1 for our z3c with Android 10!
      The TWRP for Android 10 is attached to this post.
      Source is available at: https://github.com/z3c-pie/twrp_device_sony_z3c/tree/android-10.0

      Changelog for twrp-3.3.1-1-z3c-20191212-sar.img
      • Improved System as root support, /system is a symlink to /system_root/system now

      Changelog for twrp-3.3.1-1-A10.0-z3c.img
      • Added Bootlogo, booting from offline state will display the original sony logo now instead of nothing
      • Fixed fastboot boot
      • Updated kernel cmdline from 23.5.A.1.291

      How to install this build:
      • Reboot to fastboot by holding volume up while connecting your device to your computer
      • Open a terminal and move to the directory with TWRP in it
      • Rename the downloaded image to twrp.img
      • Type
        Code:
        fastboot flash recovery twrp.img
      • Boot into TWRP while the device is powered off press the power and volume down button

      Feel free to ask questions or give feedback about TWRP here .

      Have a nice day!

      Additional information about the recovery on this device:
      First of all we should make the basics clear: On our Z3 Compact we have got a bootloader update which can boot a recovery from powered off state by pressing volume down and the power button. Because we haven't ever had this updated bootloader and not all sony devices received the update, there have been some intelligent people who brought a special init binary which can handle recovery boots during a normal boot. This means when using advanced reboot from the ROM or pressing a volume key while the sony logo appears at boot. https://github.com/LineageOS/android_device_sony_common/commits/lineage-16.0

      To make this work there is this method to extract the ramdisk: https://github.com/LineageOS/androi...eage-16.0/extract_ramdisk/extract_ramdisk.cpp which uses zlib to decompress it. So far so good, zlib can decompress the default compression for recovery ramdisk which is gzip. However LZMA is more effective to reduce the size so we took it's advantage: https://github.com/omnirom/android_...mmit/885b01223a460d3f2500155ea415bdc8573679bc in order to fit recoverys compiled from recent environments (android-9.0 in my case) into our small FOTAKernel partition.

      According to this change the init_sony can't handle the recovery boot anymore because it can't decompress the recovery's ramdisk so nailyk and Diewi (as far as i know) added support to decompress LZMA compressed ramdisk's with this chain: https://github.com/sonyxperiadev/device-sony-common-init/pull/20/commits
      However these commits have never been merged into the LineageOS/android_device_sony_common nor the sonyxperiadev/device-sony-common-init. Since your ROM, CarbonROM, is using a fork of LineageOS/android_device_sony_common is missing these commits the recovery boot fails with a kernel panic, like this: https://del.dog/egawososux.htm

      So you can either use a recovery which doesn't compress the ramdisk with LZMA (for example the one from here: https://forum.xda-developers.com/z3-compact/development/recovery-twrp-3-2-3-0-aries-t3837192 or ask your ROM developer to pick the according commits into the sony_common tree/use my fork of LineageOS's one https://github.com/z3c-pie/android_...mits/fa85dfcc07f42d73f9a1abf1f4c82d8bf0486a93 which would enable you to use recent TWRP builds with a LZMA compressed ramdisk.

      I hope i presented it clearly and in the right way,
      Have a nice day!

      EDIT: Minimized patch for LZMA is available here: https://review.lineageos.org/c/LineageOS/android_device_sony_common/+/252923
      14
      The new build is up!
      Get it from here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/ep...age-17.0-20191002-UNOFFICIAL-z3c.zip/download
      Make sure to use the new TWRP from Post #2 because Android 10 introduces System-as-Root which can lead to weird behaviour in the old TWRP.
      Note that there are not all features from LineageOS 16.0 ported over yet and there can be unexpected, yet unlisted bugs.

      MY personal hardware support list can be found here: https://gist.github.com/ArianK16a/1e46c463a5c910efb322d9cf0e16c3c0 but as always, i can't guarantee you anything!

      Happy flashing!
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      MOD EDIT: quote removed

      While I appreciate the advertisement, its absolutely disrespectful to Arian to advertise it in *this thread*. It's like going to Ferrari and showing all the customers that Lamborghini released a new car...
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      Hi there!

      I have built an update for z3c.
      This build includes latest lineageos sources and a few device side fixes. It would be cool if you can specifically test GPS, audio and the time after a reboot.
      At all this build should be release quality. Please report back if there are any further issues.
      You can download it here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/ephedraceae/files/z3c/lineage-17.1/
      If nothing goes wrong i plan to go official 17.1 within the next days.

      Happy flashing!
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