LineageOS 18.1 [R] [11] (Unofficial) Mi Pad 4 Plus (clover)

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GregEden

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After a day my pad is now Playstore not certified. It might have a regional issue, mine is Australia. I am going back to March release and I will await a newer version. For me the March release was perfect in every way. I do not use Magisk and have no need for root access.
 

GregEden

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After a day my pad is now Playstore not certified. It might have a regional issue, mine is Australia. I am going back to March release and I will await a newer version. For me the March release was perfect in every way. I do not use Magisk and have no need for root access.
 

sabar_op

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The latest rom incorrectly reads device Wi-Fi MAC address from hardware. Most likely same Wi-Fi mac is used on all tablets with this rom.
March version does it correctly: MAC is same as on stock MiUI and other custom roms.
Device MAC address can be viewed in Settings -> About tablet, it is used when MAC-randomization is turned off.

Mine is ok...try 3x restart and still show same mac adress every restart my device....
 
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Vlad9ck

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It may change as I change kernel to EAS kernel that totally different with march rom.
No, it's a hardware identifier. It can't be changed. ROM just reads it incorrectly. It means that two devices may have same mac on this rom, so they can't be used in same network.
And I don't think it's a kernel's thing: I tried halcyon-EAS-v5.2 kernel and it also shows wrong mac on April build and correct one on March build.
 

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No, it's a hardware identifier. It can't be changed. ROM just reads it incorrectly. It means that two devices may have same mac on this rom, so they can't be used in same network.
And I don't think it's a kernel's thing: I tried halcyon-EAS-v5.2 kernel and it also shows wrong mac on April build and correct one on March build.

The only different in april rom is kernel and blobs which is include wifi blobs. How about feb21 and dec20 rom? Does the mac address changing as well? I think I update the wifi blobs on those rom builds...not sure if wifi blobs can change the mac adress but worth to try.
 
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The only different in april rom is kernel and blobs which is include wifi blobs. How about feb21 and dec20 rom? Does the mac address changing as well? I think I update the wifi blobs on those rom builds...not sure if wifi blobs can change the mac adress but worth to try.
I had correct mac on all previous builds and other roms, the issue is only with this April rom.
Probably the issue is in blobs. I think blobs can change driver settings forcing it to use wrong mac. I had similar issue on another device long time ago and I used some config file on system partition to manually set correct mac.
 

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I had correct mac on all previous builds and other roms, the issue is only with this April rom.
Probably the issue is in blobs. I think blobs can change driver settings forcing it to use wrong mac. I had similar issue on another device long time ago and I used some config file on system partition to manually set correct mac.

If you want to use previous mac address....just take cnss-daemon from vendor/bin from march build and put it on april build (after flash the rom). Thats the only wifi blobs changed in april build.
 
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The 20210412 update simply didn't work for me. I installed it together with NikGapps but my device restarted to TWRP three times after the Lineage logo appeared. I finally gave up and came back to the previous March version and everything works ok now.
 

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zazzeck

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Not for me. Flashed ROM, flashed boot.img and then directly magisk 22.1.
Result is a bootloop. Back to recovery, fashed only boot.img, device booted in third or fourth try.... But now it is not rooted. When i try to flash magisk 22.1 the result is again bootloop. What could i did wrong? Mi Pad 4 plus.
 

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Thanks for the info.

Just one thing I am curious about if you could share. The nearest thing to a download link for mokee twrp clover was in Chinese, and I was wary of clicking something I shouldn't. They seemed to want to install apps instead. The only mokee releases I could find in english were for their roms.

Found it here! The twrp dl link is at the end of the OP

https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/android10-new-mokee-mk100.4013633/
Hi.

Sorry only to answering now, but i was litte busy for some days.

I used TWRP-20191001-3.3.1.0-clover.img and still using it with lineage-18.1-20210315-UNOFFICIAL-clover.zip.

I downloaded it from https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/android-10-more-custom-erfan-gsis.3989893/, it is the mega link, still active today (April 15, 2021).

TWRP-20191001-3.3.1.0-clover.img - 32464F7FD3AAC3D75BF0BC66E76C2C2AF67D08DE (SHA1).

Offcorse is better to try a recovery before flashing it (fastboot boot recovery.img), and if all is ok the you can flash it.

Best regards.
 
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Not for me. Flashed ROM, flashed boot.img and then directly magisk 22.1.
Result is a bootloop. Back to recovery, fashed only boot.img, device booted in third or fourth try.... But now it is not rooted. When i try to flash magisk 22.1 the result is again bootloop. What could i did wrong? Mi Pad 4 plus.
Flash Canary version. And after flashing try to Turn Off device, not reboot.
 
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cheek975

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Many thanks for the great work & effort you put into this lineage 18.1 OS.
As an android newbie, I was wondering which version of TWRP was the most optimal for clover ?
OP instructions mention to use last TWRP which is now twrp-3.5.2_9-0-clover.img (released the 5th of april 2021) but after having read the 19 pages from this thread it seems that TWRP 3.4.0 is the most tested and recommended one. Also in link , twrp-3.4.0-0-clover.img is part of the download files ... Also one post was mentioning that TWRP 3.5.x was "not yet ready" for Android 11, so should I consider TWRP 3.4.0 instead ?

Sorry if this is "noob" question.

Thanks for your help and also thanks again for this great work !
 

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Many thanks for the great work & effort you put into this lineage 18.1 OS.
As an android newbie, I was wondering which version of TWRP was the most optimal for clover ?
OP instructions mention to use last TWRP which is now twrp-3.5.2_9-0-clover.img (released the 5th of april 2021) but after having read the 19 pages from this thread it seems that TWRP 3.4.0 is the most tested and recommended one. Also in link , twrp-3.4.0-0-clover.img is part of the download files ... Also one post was mentioning that TWRP 3.5.x was "not yet ready" for Android 11, so should I consider TWRP 3.4.0 instead ?

Sorry if this is "noob" question.

Thanks for your help and also thanks again for this great work !
All TWRP are almost can be considered broken for Clover in A11. most is usable in A10.
just follow as per instruction in OP for best result. i don't have any problem following the OP.

Hope you can try it.
 

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    Saw a new release 👍 trying out soon

    Yes...new update of lineage-18.1-20210718-UNOFFICIAL-clover.zip.

    Changelog :
    - July security patch
    - update kernel to 4.4.274
    - add support for app signature spoofing
    - add support to pass safety net
    - disable debug tracing and native stats for better performance
    - replace ArrayMap with HashMap for better performance.
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    I can check. 🙂

    Many thanks! 👍 PW

    Just upload lineage-18.1-20210720-UNOFFICIAL-clover.zip, changelog :
    - update fingerprint along with vendor security patch as per discussion.
    - minor update kernel to 4.4.275
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    any new update for this month ^^

    Will be updated once Aug security patch released.
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    I cant connect 5ghz channel too
    All updates after 20210315 have from 100-140 channels blocked for 5ghz. It is an important issue because in European countries the routers swap automatic from 36 to 112 channels, so you have to fixed manually the channel used by your router losing the option of letting the router operates freely to catch the best channel everytime.
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    @sabar_op just a bit of suggestion, how about we put also way to fix magisk for those who have problem in the first post (if u dont mind) so this kind of confusion (especially for someone who newly come by here) wouldnt happen frequently and, if the method to fix it change, u could just change it in first post so nobody need to hear from one they do it like this but one like this which is confusing. just a little suggestion if u dont mind. thumbs up for the rom.
    This thread has much discussion on this and all other Magisk matters:
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/magisk-general-support-discussion.3432382/
    More particularly, this one:
    https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/magisk-module-universal-safetynet-fix-1-1-0.4217823/ has regular updates regarding SafetyNet / issues.

    Really, it's not the province of ROM Devs to keep up / instruct on ever-changing methods to pass SafetyNet, and users are best to appraise themselves of current SafetyNet status / passing methods / fixes in the above threads.

    Nb. Dev did have SafetyNet passing natively till recently with inbuilt spoofing, but this may now be broken.

    Devs are likely to be interested in fixing / reports about ROM bugs incl. inbuilt custom mods (eg USNF and other spoofing solutions), but even these may not be a priority. 😉

    At least SafetyNet still passes w/ Magisk root and module! 😛 PW
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    LineageOS 18.1, see this link

    Installation instructions :
    - Download the zip(s).
    - Install latest TWRP for clover
    - Perform a backup of your current ROM (optional)
    - Wipe dalvik/cache (upgrade from lineageos 18.1) and wipe system/data if upgrade from other rom.
    - Flash ROM.
    - Flash GApps (NikGApps is recommended) is a must.
    - Optional: Flash latest Magisk for root.

    Everything should work.

    Source :
    sdm660
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    New update : lineage-18.1-20210412-UNOFFICIAL-clover.zip. see 1st post for the link.
    - April build security patch
    - EAS kernel integrated (fingerprint and touchscreen looks ok).
    - Update blobs gps, wfd, ril, and wifi.
    - Safetynet fix integration and change fingerprint to clover. Thanks to @pndwal
    - etc (see common tree in sdm660 source).
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    New update for LOS18.1 and PE11 dated on 20210312 (see 1st post for the link) with March security patch.
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    FWIW, I've used MagiskHide Props Config Magisk module to change Xiaomi Mi 6X fingerprint (xiaomi/wayne/wayne:8.1.0/OPM1.171019.011/V9.5.11.0.ODCCNFA:user/release-keys) to Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 China (Xiaomi/clover/clover:8.1.0/OPM1.171019.019/V10.1.1.0.ODJCNFI:user/release-keys) from MHPC repo.

    Either value works fine to pass safetynet along with Universal SafetyNet Fix module. 👍 PW

    Yes...just try it and it pass the safetynet...and build new rom along with some updates in blobs and integrate it with EAS kernel...

    I am waiting update April security patch to release the rom.
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    New update : lineage-18.1-20210602-UNOFFICIAL-clover.zip

    Changelog :
    - update and fix some services.
    - update performance related to EAS kernel.