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ggow

Recognized Developer
Feb 28, 2014
3,893
10,558
Amazon Fire
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
*** DO NOT FLASH THIS IF YOU ARE RUNNING SAFESTRAP - YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED ***
*** USE AT YOUR OWN RISK! I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE IF THINGS GO WRONG. ***




Introduction
I am very proud to bring you HDX Nexus ROM. This is for both the Kindle Fire HDX 7" and 8.9" WIFI only variants and brings full AOSP functionality. This is for users with TWRP installed.


Features
- Full Jelly Bean 4.2.2 AOSP functionality



Bug Reports
- Please use the Bugs section on this thread, it will make it a lot easier to to keep track.


Fresh Installation
- Flash thor-nexus-rom.zip or apollo-nexus-rom.zip
- Flash hdx-nexus-gapps-v1.2.zip
- Then flash any addons
- If coming from any other ROM or Safestrap based ROM then do a factory reset.
- Reboot and enjoy.


Upgrading From Previous Version
- Flash thor-nexus-rom.zip or apollo-nexus-rom.zip
- Flash hdx-nexus-gapps-v1.2.zip
- Wipe Dalvik Cache and Cache
- Then flash any addons
- Reboot and enjoy.


Changelog
- v2.0.4 -> v2.0.5
Code:
- CIFS Support
- Clock retention/reset problem fixed
- Busybox is now integrated

- v2.0.3 -> v2.0.4

Code:
- Switched to custom kernel
- Kernel is compiled with Sabermod 4.7 toolchain
- Added the following CPU governors:
	- abyssplug v2
	- adaptive
	- intelliactive
	- intellidemand
	- interactive
	- lazy
	- lionheart
	- nightmare
	- ondemandplus
	- optimax
	- pegasuq
	- userspace
	- wheatley
- Updated security package ready for selinux
- Updated devfreq driver
- Lastest Amazon music application is now working
- Latest Amazon kindle application is now working



Downloads



Add-Ons
- Dolby Digital v1.2 for HDX Nexus >= 2.0.5
- Dolby Digital v1.1 for HDX Nexus <= 2.0.4


FAQ

Q. How do I mount a CIFS share?

- make a folder in your /sdcard for your shares ( /sdcard/shares/ )
- make a folder within /sdcard/shares/ for your CIFS share ( /sdcard/shares/nasdrive/ )
- open a terminal app or adb shell into your device from your computer
- su - to gain root access
- use the following command to mount your network share to the previously created folder

Code:
mount -o unc=192.168.1.7Data,username=<name>,password=<pass> -t cifs none /sdcard/shares/nasdrive



Finally
- Thank you to everyone for your ongoing support and to everyone that made a Donation.

XDA:DevDB Information
HDX Nexus, ROM for the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7" & 8.9"

Contributors
ggow
Source Code: https://github.com/ggow/android_kernel_hdx_nexus/tree/android_4.2.2

ROM OS Version: 4.2.x Jelly Bean
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x
Based On: AOSP JDQ39

Version Information
Status: Stable
Current Stable Version: 2.04
Stable Release Date: 2015-02-06

Created 2014-08-02
Last Updated 2017-06-01
 
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fryheit

Senior Member
Jul 28, 2010
53
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i am using safestrap but i f**d up my stock rom so i have your versin on the stock can i just flash on top and then wipe cache dalwik and data?
 

fryheit

Senior Member
Jul 28, 2010
53
3
I wiped dalwik, data, cache and system. thenn flashed nexus than gapps. now it is stuck on a blackscreen after the safestrap.. any ideas? i dont have my twrp data restore on the kindle anymore..
 

ggow

Recognized Developer
Feb 28, 2014
3,893
10,558
Amazon Fire
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
1.3
Damn.. how do i copy back the data backup from the pc in twrp.. i also still have the 1.3 apollo zip/rom on the device

Ok, you need to have come from an update that was based on 14.3.1.0 stock kernel, apollo gapps 1.3 is based on 14.3.2.4.

Hold the power button down for about 20 seconds and the device should power off then you should be able to get back into safestrap to flash apollo gapps 1.3.
 

fryheit

Senior Member
Jul 28, 2010
53
3
Ok, you need to have come from an update that was based on 14.3.1.0 stock kernel, apollo gapps 1.3 is based on 14.3.2.4.

Hold the power button down for about 20 seconds and the device should power off then you should be able to get back into safestrap to flash apollo gapps 1.3.

I just tried that, it isnt working either anymore.. i think i remember that when i installed it after flashing the rom i had to restore my data partition on top or something like that.. :( what i do now..
 

fryheit

Senior Member
Jul 28, 2010
53
3
can you get into safestrap?

If so you have adb access. With this you could push the twrp data from your pc back to the device.

yeah thats what im triing now, but whats the commend to push a folder and not a file.. sorry for the mess, i was just so happy about asop.. are you gonna make a version for like 1.3 also?
 

ggow

Recognized Developer
Feb 28, 2014
3,893
10,558
Amazon Fire
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
yeah thats what im triing now, but whats the commend to push a folder and not a file.. sorry for the mess, i was just so happy about asop.. are you gonna make a version for like 1.3 also?

I don't think there is any need or advantage to making a new version. The only reason Apollo Nexus is based on 14.3.1.0 was because of how long ago I started working on it and the amount of work that had already gone in didn't warrant deviating from that path.

I know there are some that have managed to downgrade successfully.
 
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    *** DO NOT FLASH THIS IF YOU ARE RUNNING SAFESTRAP - YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED ***
    *** USE AT YOUR OWN RISK! I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE IF THINGS GO WRONG. ***




    Introduction
    I am very proud to bring you HDX Nexus ROM. This is for both the Kindle Fire HDX 7" and 8.9" WIFI only variants and brings full AOSP functionality. This is for users with TWRP installed.


    Features
    - Full Jelly Bean 4.2.2 AOSP functionality



    Bug Reports
    - Please use the Bugs section on this thread, it will make it a lot easier to to keep track.


    Fresh Installation
    - Flash thor-nexus-rom.zip or apollo-nexus-rom.zip
    - Flash hdx-nexus-gapps-v1.2.zip
    - Then flash any addons
    - If coming from any other ROM or Safestrap based ROM then do a factory reset.
    - Reboot and enjoy.


    Upgrading From Previous Version
    - Flash thor-nexus-rom.zip or apollo-nexus-rom.zip
    - Flash hdx-nexus-gapps-v1.2.zip
    - Wipe Dalvik Cache and Cache
    - Then flash any addons
    - Reboot and enjoy.


    Changelog
    - v2.0.4 -> v2.0.5
    Code:
    - CIFS Support
    - Clock retention/reset problem fixed
    - Busybox is now integrated

    - v2.0.3 -> v2.0.4

    Code:
    - Switched to custom kernel
    - Kernel is compiled with Sabermod 4.7 toolchain
    - Added the following CPU governors:
    	- abyssplug v2
    	- adaptive
    	- intelliactive
    	- intellidemand
    	- interactive
    	- lazy
    	- lionheart
    	- nightmare
    	- ondemandplus
    	- optimax
    	- pegasuq
    	- userspace
    	- wheatley
    - Updated security package ready for selinux
    - Updated devfreq driver
    - Lastest Amazon music application is now working
    - Latest Amazon kindle application is now working



    Downloads



    Add-Ons
    - Dolby Digital v1.2 for HDX Nexus >= 2.0.5
    - Dolby Digital v1.1 for HDX Nexus <= 2.0.4


    FAQ

    Q. How do I mount a CIFS share?

    - make a folder in your /sdcard for your shares ( /sdcard/shares/ )
    - make a folder within /sdcard/shares/ for your CIFS share ( /sdcard/shares/nasdrive/ )
    - open a terminal app or adb shell into your device from your computer
    - su - to gain root access
    - use the following command to mount your network share to the previously created folder

    Code:
    mount -o unc=192.168.1.7Data,username=<name>,password=<pass> -t cifs none /sdcard/shares/nasdrive



    Finally
    - Thank you to everyone for your ongoing support and to everyone that made a Donation.

    XDA:DevDB Information
    HDX Nexus, ROM for the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7" & 8.9"

    Contributors
    ggow
    Source Code: https://github.com/ggow/android_kernel_hdx_nexus/tree/android_4.2.2

    ROM OS Version: 4.2.x Jelly Bean
    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x
    Based On: AOSP JDQ39

    Version Information
    Status: Stable
    Current Stable Version: 2.04
    Stable Release Date: 2015-02-06

    Created 2014-08-02
    Last Updated 2017-06-01
    18
    Update

    Working on version 2.02

    So far:

    - Put a fix in to make most apps available in Playstore - this works for the moment unless our devices are again blocked
    - Fixed Hang on F1 App @rubinho
    - Fixed Auto-brightness
    - Fixed imdb force close
    16
    Update

    I am making a new version of Nexus ROM which is based on android 4.3. The plan is to have this running without all of the old amazon binaries. I have touchscreen, audio, wifi, bluetooth and WiFi working (No amazon binaries present at all). I am hoping that this release will also support LTE variants too. This custom kernel for hdx nexus rom will also serve as a platform to boot lollipop in the very near future.
    As many of you know HDX Nexus 4.2.2 is my first android project, so really appreciate everyone's patience and support with this.
    12
    Release 1.4.1 comming....

    Hey All, I'm gonna go for Release 1.4.1. The changelog for the next version is:

    -----------------------------------
    HDX Nexus ROM Changelog
    -----------------------------------
    v1.4 -> 1.4.1
    - Fixed audio bug when using navbar
    - Fixed steering reverse sense on Need for Speed Most Wanted
    - Settings
    - Removed "Cell Broadcasts" Option
    - Removed "Phone Ringtone" Option
    - Removed "Power Button Ends Call" Option
    - Removed "Baseband" from Device Information
    - Removed "System Updates" Option
    - Fixed Crash on "About Phone->Status" Option
    - Changed text entries for from "phone" to "tablet".
    - Ported Camera App from KitKat
    - Ported Gallery App from KitKat
    - Ported Calendar App from KitKat
    - Ported com.quicinc.cne.jar framework from LG G2
    - Updated tzdata to 2014f
    - Include new wpa_supplicant from 1.4 release for Thor Devices
    - MX Player subtitles now show correctly
    - Call/Phone functionality has been disabled/removed
    - The volume control is now expandable

    I now have no broadband at all at home, but will get the ROM uploaded via my mobile ASAP.
    10
    Update

    Thanks everyone for the bug reports and excellent testing effort.

    So far this week, I have fixed:

    1. Chrome
    2. Flickr's Missing Photos
    3. The white page issue with the old kindle reader app
    4. Have implemented changes (a lot of them) that mean I can use more of the AOSP libs. This has reduce the size and dependency on amazon libs. Ultimately reducing the size of the ROM.

    I have started working on a revised set of libraries to get the media player hardware accelerated again. I have resolved some problems with it but far from perfect.

    The problem is amazon's source code is far from complete and doesn't contain everything that it should. It's frustrating the open source spirit of android and support thereof is not been taken seriously by several large companies choosing only to release binaries. For this reason it will take me some time to solve some of these bugs (anyway rant over).

    Thanks to all again for your patience and support. I'll resume in two weeks when back from vacation.