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MrGezz

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Dec 27, 2012
714
820
Android 4.4 (CM-11.0) for the Xperia Ion
cid.png

Code:
#include <std_disclaimer.h> 
/*  
 * Your warranty is now void.  
 *  
 * I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead pets, thermonuclear  
 * war, or the current economic crisis caused by you following these  
 * directions. YOU are choosing to make these modificiations, and  
 * if you point your finger at me for messing up your device, We will  
 * laugh at you.  Loud and hard.
 */

CREDITS:
FXP for the CM10 initial sources!
CyanogenMod for CyanogenMod!
RaymanFX and his team members for doing awesome work!
AshRoller for helping me to relax and for his thought :D
The XDA community
#anybody that I missed :p

SEE POST 4 FOR DETAIL.. HAHAHA

XDA:DevDB Information
[DISCONTINUED][ROM][WiP][UB][4.4] CM-11.0 | OpenSEMC, ROM for the Sony Xperia Ion

Contributors
MrGezz, RaymanFX
ROM OS Version: 4.4.x KitKat
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x
ROM Firmware Required: Unlocked Bootloader
Based On: CyanogenMod

Version Information
Status: Alpha

Created 2013-12-30
Last Updated 2014-08-28
 

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MrGezz

Senior Member
Dec 27, 2012
714
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Changelog +++ Downloads

Downloads
ROM:
1st release-1st release
-mirror for 1st release - Mirror

2nd release-2nd release

3rd release-3rd release
mirror for 3rd release -Mirror

4th release-4th release

5th release-5th release

6th release-6th release

7th release-7th release

8th release-8th release

9th release-9th release

GAPPS
PA-GOOGLE APPS

Changelog
2014/05/14
-sync with latest cyanogenmod repos
-compile with strict aliasing,-o3 flag

2014/05/01
-sync with latest cyanogenmod repos
-rom compiled with boosted-tc
-kernel compile with linaro toolchain
-change ro.sf.lcd_density=320 to ro.sf.lcd_density=240

2014/03/02
-0dex
-latest cm version

2014/02/05
-remove odex as it does not make any change ,
-implement zram
-compile with linaro (need someone to comfirm it)
-subway surfer should work now, don't know asphalt 8
-compile using png crush with pngout-static

17/01/2014
-fix the battery percentage
-fix the LED doesn't work while charging on9
-include libsurfacelinger.so (should fix the pooping bootlogo) credit to @Phantasm4489

15/01/2014
-odex version
-battery still doesn't fix
-compile with -O3 cflag
-and some minor fix (eg the battery to 1900)

01/04/2014
-compile with linaro toolchain, credit to @Christopher83

31/12/2013
-fix the pop ask asking for sim on start up

30/12/2013
-Initial OpenSEMC KitKat (4.4) release for aoba
-after restart , there will be a pop up asking for sim , just ignore it ..
other's changelog for opensemc
click here
 
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MrGezz

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Dec 27, 2012
714
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Screenshot

-~('''''''')~
 

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MrGezz

Senior Member
Dec 27, 2012
714
820
Instruction

PLEASE DO A FULL WIPE BEFORE FLASHING THIS ROM (DALVIC, DATA, CACHE, SYTEM)

Installation
1.Wipe data factory reset
2.extract boot.img from zip ,
3.Flash it throught fasboot using flashtool
4.Manual format /system
5.Flash zip
6. Wipe Cache and Dalvik Cache
7. Reboot
8.Flash Gapps

long description on Installation
1.make sure you're unlocked bootloader
2.download the zip
3.extract boot.img from the zip
4.copy the zip to your phone memory
5.turn off your phone
6.turn on flashtool and enter fastboot mode
7.connect your device to your laptop/computer while holding power up button to enter fastboot mode
8.select kernel to flash (pick the boot.img that have been extract from the device) (you will get TWRP recovery after flashing this kernel)
9.reboot your phone using the button/option in flashtool / or manually reboot yourself
10.hold power up button to enter recovery (TWRP)
11. In TWRP , mount all
12. factory reset ,
13. reboot back to recovery (because you can't format the system) <-- happen to me
14. after reboot to recovery again (in TWRP again)
15. mount all , and this time you can format system
16. then you should flash the zip ..and reboot system
17. after the reboot , it's up to you whether to flash Gapps or not .


Some WorkAround
INFO RELATED TO ART
-some user at opensemc discussion using this step for ART , flash the rom > enable ART > then after that flash GAPPS-
>People having problems switching to ART, if you use xposed, it will conflict and it will automatically revert it with dalvik. If you want to use dalvik, disable xposed and then try switching, it will work -credit to @ARNOB <
-for unknown battery status on status bar
1. go to setting > interface > status bar
2. at battery status style , pick other than circle and
3.tick show battery status percent (if you want to)

increase performance on status bar
-manuall add this line ro.config.low_ram: true into build.prop credit to @AshRoller


BUGS
-LED don't light up during charging (but the phone are being charge)
-for the other bug , wait for next release (MAYBE) :p
-wifi problem -check here-


NOTE
from @AshRoller
>someone, don't forget to provide logs after test the ROM.

>don't use titanium backup for restore apps from different android version.

>developer settings can be access after you click build number 7 times.

>for anyone that have problem download from playstore, uncheck backup & restore from settings.

another one
ONLY FOR UNLOCKED BOOTLOADER
 
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    Android 4.4 (CM-11.0) for the Xperia Ion
    cid.png

    Code:
    #include <std_disclaimer.h> 
    /*  
     * Your warranty is now void.  
     *  
     * I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead pets, thermonuclear  
     * war, or the current economic crisis caused by you following these  
     * directions. YOU are choosing to make these modificiations, and  
     * if you point your finger at me for messing up your device, We will  
     * laugh at you.  Loud and hard.
     */

    CREDITS:
    FXP for the CM10 initial sources!
    CyanogenMod for CyanogenMod!
    RaymanFX and his team members for doing awesome work!
    AshRoller for helping me to relax and for his thought :D
    The XDA community
    #anybody that I missed :p

    SEE POST 4 FOR DETAIL.. HAHAHA

    XDA:DevDB Information
    [DISCONTINUED][ROM][WiP][UB][4.4] CM-11.0 | OpenSEMC, ROM for the Sony Xperia Ion

    Contributors
    MrGezz, RaymanFX
    ROM OS Version: 4.4.x KitKat
    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x
    ROM Firmware Required: Unlocked Bootloader
    Based On: CyanogenMod

    Version Information
    Status: Alpha

    Created 2013-12-30
    Last Updated 2014-08-28
    33
    Changelog +++ Downloads

    Downloads
    ROM:
    1st release-1st release
    -mirror for 1st release - Mirror

    2nd release-2nd release

    3rd release-3rd release
    mirror for 3rd release -Mirror

    4th release-4th release

    5th release-5th release

    6th release-6th release

    7th release-7th release

    8th release-8th release

    9th release-9th release

    GAPPS
    PA-GOOGLE APPS

    Changelog
    2014/05/14
    -sync with latest cyanogenmod repos
    -compile with strict aliasing,-o3 flag

    2014/05/01
    -sync with latest cyanogenmod repos
    -rom compiled with boosted-tc
    -kernel compile with linaro toolchain
    -change ro.sf.lcd_density=320 to ro.sf.lcd_density=240

    2014/03/02
    -0dex
    -latest cm version

    2014/02/05
    -remove odex as it does not make any change ,
    -implement zram
    -compile with linaro (need someone to comfirm it)
    -subway surfer should work now, don't know asphalt 8
    -compile using png crush with pngout-static

    17/01/2014
    -fix the battery percentage
    -fix the LED doesn't work while charging on9
    -include libsurfacelinger.so (should fix the pooping bootlogo) credit to @Phantasm4489

    15/01/2014
    -odex version
    -battery still doesn't fix
    -compile with -O3 cflag
    -and some minor fix (eg the battery to 1900)

    01/04/2014
    -compile with linaro toolchain, credit to @Christopher83

    31/12/2013
    -fix the pop ask asking for sim on start up

    30/12/2013
    -Initial OpenSEMC KitKat (4.4) release for aoba
    -after restart , there will be a pop up asking for sim , just ignore it ..
    other's changelog for opensemc
    click here
    29
    Screenshot

    -~('''''''')~
    26
    Instruction

    PLEASE DO A FULL WIPE BEFORE FLASHING THIS ROM (DALVIC, DATA, CACHE, SYTEM)

    Installation
    1.Wipe data factory reset
    2.extract boot.img from zip ,
    3.Flash it throught fasboot using flashtool
    4.Manual format /system
    5.Flash zip
    6. Wipe Cache and Dalvik Cache
    7. Reboot
    8.Flash Gapps

    long description on Installation
    1.make sure you're unlocked bootloader
    2.download the zip
    3.extract boot.img from the zip
    4.copy the zip to your phone memory
    5.turn off your phone
    6.turn on flashtool and enter fastboot mode
    7.connect your device to your laptop/computer while holding power up button to enter fastboot mode
    8.select kernel to flash (pick the boot.img that have been extract from the device) (you will get TWRP recovery after flashing this kernel)
    9.reboot your phone using the button/option in flashtool / or manually reboot yourself
    10.hold power up button to enter recovery (TWRP)
    11. In TWRP , mount all
    12. factory reset ,
    13. reboot back to recovery (because you can't format the system) <-- happen to me
    14. after reboot to recovery again (in TWRP again)
    15. mount all , and this time you can format system
    16. then you should flash the zip ..and reboot system
    17. after the reboot , it's up to you whether to flash Gapps or not .


    Some WorkAround
    INFO RELATED TO ART
    -some user at opensemc discussion using this step for ART , flash the rom > enable ART > then after that flash GAPPS-
    >People having problems switching to ART, if you use xposed, it will conflict and it will automatically revert it with dalvik. If you want to use dalvik, disable xposed and then try switching, it will work -credit to @ARNOB <
    -for unknown battery status on status bar
    1. go to setting > interface > status bar
    2. at battery status style , pick other than circle and
    3.tick show battery status percent (if you want to)

    increase performance on status bar
    -manuall add this line ro.config.low_ram: true into build.prop credit to @AshRoller


    BUGS
    -LED don't light up during charging (but the phone are being charge)
    -for the other bug , wait for next release (MAYBE) :p
    -wifi problem -check here-


    NOTE
    from @AshRoller
    >someone, don't forget to provide logs after test the ROM.

    >don't use titanium backup for restore apps from different android version.

    >developer settings can be access after you click build number 7 times.

    >for anyone that have problem download from playstore, uncheck backup & restore from settings.

    another one
    ONLY FOR UNLOCKED BOOTLOADER
    11
    wait for coming update :)
    -o3 flag
    -kernel and rom compile with linaro ,
    -and some driver change

    hope it will fix some bug , but it won't come in near day ok guys :)