[5.1.1][ROM][TW][OE6] Blck/TW

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eousphoros

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Please make sure you have a recent back up of your phone. Also doubly make sure to backup your /efs folder and your /dev/block/platform/15570000.ufs/by-name/RADIO device. There is a risk of permanently bricking your device if the radio upgrade fails. Remember this is all at your own risk. I promise no function or fitness of use. This will probably cause your phone to blow up and start a thermonuclear war and trip your Knox counter



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What is the best way to do the efs etc. Backup?

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Since its such a precious folder I would do this

tar cf /data/local/tmp/efs.tar /efs/*
dd if=/dev/block/platform/15570000.ufs/by-name/EFS of=/data/local/tmp/efs.img

then adb pull those files to your computer and put them in a safe place
 

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+1 I just wanted people to aware of the potential risk. Everything went fine for me but I don't want to give people a false sense of security.
Understood, flashing Radios is srs bsns.

In other news, the updater-binary isn't working for me. ... Using TWRP.
E: Error executing updater binary in zip '/sdcard/blck_tw_511_samsung_oe6.zip'
 

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Understood, flashing Radios is srs bsns.

In other news, the updater-binary isn't working for me. ... Using TWRP.
E: Error executing updater binary in zip '/sdcard/blck_tw_511_samsung_oe6.zip'
Are you using the twrp posted in the op? Are you doing sideload or straight from the device (fwiw I only tested sideload) gimme a second and I'll add a md5sum

EDIT: MD5 (blck_tw_511_samsung_oe6.zip) = 6a96ab53a25ff76fb263a06a7efa256f

EDIT2: Just downloaded from mega and the file matches the original's md5
 
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I say the first bricked phone will happen within 2 hours..

Folks, if you dont REALLY know what you are doing, please reconsider flashing this. And, if you dont know what ADB is, or what sideloading means, do NOT flash this...

And, mega thanks to the OP for putting this out there for the early adopters! :good::good:
 
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Since its such a precious folder I would do this

tar cf /data/local/tmp/efs.tar /efs/*
dd if=/dev/block/platform/15570000.ufs/by-name/EFS of=/data/local/tmp/efs.img

then adb pull those files to your computer and put them in a safe place
Can you expand a bit on what this exactly means- the two lines of script you posted here- are those the ADB pull lines we would use?
Just want to be completely clear on what we have to do to backup before we flash this ROM. Step by Step would be great.

Thanks again for all your work on this!
 
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