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This ROM is heavily updated and still being developed at a fairly rapid pace.

The update process is now very simple to do
PLEASE NOTE: THEIR ARE NOW 2 BUILDS BEING RELEASED FOR EACH UPDATE, ONE IS A NEWBASEBAND VERSION WHICH WILL WORK WITH ANY BASEBAND AFTER 1.2 OR ANY OFFICIAL DELL FROYO BASEBAND, THE OTHER IS A NO-BASEBAND UPDATE DESIGNED FOR REBELSIM USERS AND REQUIRES THE 2.1 8105 BASEBAND

The recommended Update requires you to upgrade your device baseband, this is a simple procedure via fastboot.

rebelsim users should use only the nobaseband update file and use the 2.1 baseband or they will encounter problems



We now have a nice new website blog for streakdroid - check it out and help me populate the wiki with faqs and get in the forums :) sites @ http://www.streakdroid.com

Most Recent Version: v1.5.3

Known Issues:
Accelerometer is dodgy at times but i cant pin down the issue - usually going into settings > display and toggling auto rotate on and off fixes

-----------------
Changelogs
-----------------
UPDATE 6/1/2011
Version 1.5.3 AKA Biscuit Madness
Added new Transparent statusbar and gingerbread style theme (based off quikt's transparent theme on xda)
Removed setcpu due to issues with it being preinstalled
Updated streakradio
Readded front camera support to cam app - fring support removed
Played with audio libs a little. probably wont fix anything
Added new bootanimation courtesy of darksmurf
Added BatteryWidget app to allow seeing battery percentage as its not easily possible on the gingerbread battery icon (add The widget to a desktop somewhere) - also allows quick access to some settings


UPDATE 2/1/2011
Version 1.5.2 AKA Insect Roadkill
Added Gingerbread Style battery Icon with Percentage(looks SOO much nicer than the stupid looking circle icon)
Changed some Colors in status bar
Updated Google Maps, Twitter, G-Mail, Launcher Pro, Miren Browser And Market to Latest versions according to my device.
Added Some more TCP/networking tweaks
Reduced the level of audio boost set in kernel, may help the volume issues.
Added Fixed Email.apk for exchange 2010 sp1 support
Fixed Twist Rotate & Two Finger altitude adjust in Google maps
Streak Light Pre-installed (untested)
SetCPU Preinstalled
Music App Replaced With version Suggested in this topic to fix the pause error.
MIUI Music app Added
Universal Androot removed, Rom is PRE-ROOTED


UPDATE 15/12/2010
Version 1.5.1 AKA Animadness
Fixed Wifi Tethering
Fixed Settings Force Closes
Reverted market as official update will be pushed to device soon
Kernel From perfmod added, (1.267ghz max oc)
New Fonts Courtesy Of Kang-O-Rama rom for nexus one
New Window Animations
GPS SHOULD be sorted - remember to update baseband

UPDATE 11/12/2010
Version 1.5.0 AKA FaceTime Edition
Fixed USB Tethering - works properly now
Fixed Notifications Settings
Reverted Camera Frameworks and app to 1.1.1 version to allow front cam in fring etc (works and tested in fring)
Added GingerBread Market
Added GingerBread KB
Added Miren Browser
Probably Loads Of Other Things I Have Forgotton
Reckon this is pretty much 100% stable now


UPDATE 25/11/2010
Version 1.4.6 AKA Swappable Goodness
Fixed USB Tethering
Reverted Market App due to force Closes
Removed Check for Rear Panel Placement(Device WILL run with no panel in place - also see Note 2)
Added Fards Data Tweaks(see Note 1 below)
Removed 128Mhz Clock speed due to reports of crashes
Reenabled 1.19 ghz clock

---------------------

Code:
#include <std_disclaimer.h>
/*
* 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.
*/

Please feel free to donate to my work if you find it useful :D - any amount is appreciated
GBP Donate | USD Donate
-------------------
Required Files
-------------------
Rom Download Links:
New BaseBand Version
Primary Download Site: http://downloads.streakdroid.com/djsteve/update-1.5.3.zip
Mirror 1: http://www.android-roms.com/downloads/upda...pdate-1.5.3.zip
Mirror 2: http://mirror2.streakdroid.com/update-1.5.3.zip
IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO UPDATE TO THE BELOW BASEBAND FOR 1.5.1+
Baseband File Download:
Primary Download Site: http://downloads.streakdroid.com/djsteve/amss.mbn
Mirror 1: http://www.android-roms.com/downloads/updates/amss.mbn
Mirror 2: http://mirror2.streakdroid.com/amss.mbn

NOBASEBAND Version
Primary Download Site: http://downloads.streakdroid.com/djsteve/u...-1.5.3-nobb.zip
Mirror 1: http://www.android-roms.com/downloads/upda...-1.5.3-nobb.zip
Mirror 2: http://mirror2.streakdroid.com/update-1.5.3-nobb.zip

VPN USERS: TUN.KO for you is below.
http://build.streakdroid.com/tun.ko

if you have NOT already flashed the dell 2.2 pkg or my 720p fix you need this to fix 720p video - otherwise ignore
http://downloads.streakdroid.com/testing/dsp1.mbn
flash this using the fastboot command fastboot -i 0x413c flash dsp1 dsp1.mbn
-------------------
Other Requirements
-------------------
Some Common Sense
Pinch of Good Luck
Patience
Ability to read and follow instructions
Fastboot Setup and Working
ClockworkMod Recovery Flashed and working

-------------------
Level Of Difficulty
-------------------
8/10 - Easy level, should be simple enough for 99% of users to complete

-------------------
How-To
-------------

1. Copy the update zip to your memory card first
Steps 2-4 are only needed if you are coming from a build OLDER than 1.2
2. Power down your streak and boot into fastboot
do this by pressing power until the keypad lights come on then HOLD camera until you get to a white screen, then tap on the fastboot text in top right corner,
3. Connect your streak to pc - the text on streak should change to FASTBOOT_MODE.
you should place the amss.mbn file into the same folder as fastboot on your pc
run the following commands from command prompt on your pc
Windows:
Code:
fastboot -i 0x413c flash amss amss.mbn
Linux
Code:
fastboot flash amss amss.mbn
4. Type the following commands to reboot your streak - again alow it to boot into the main ui - you will lose network connection for the moment, this is fine, also streak WILL reboot twice before booting, again this is normal
Windows:
Code:
fastboot -i 0x413c reboot
Linux
Code:
fastboot reboot

5. Once your device has booted shut down again and boot into clockwork recovery by doing the following
boot to recovery as per step 1 then choose option 2.
6. Flash the 1.5 update zip
7. reboot

Thanks to:
Everyone for suggesting things they want adding
android-roms for the mirror
Vinokirk for helping diagnose and sort out 2.1 baseband ril support and gps
Andycap & fards for providing modified Gps.conf
homeiss forthe excellent upgrade/downgrade guide
everyone else for just jumping in and helping each other, thats the true community sprit that makes me do this sort of dev for android and not some other mobile os.
everyone else who helped/is helping

hopefully thats everything :)
any issues theirs me and a few of my tech head irc helpers keeping an eye on the posts. or just jump in the irc channel #dellstreak on freenode for help.

also please feel free to donate to my work if you find it useful :D - any amount is appreciated
GBP Donate | USD Donate
 
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untrueparadox

Senior Member
Jul 30, 2008
321
9
Los Angeles
how do you install the driver on windows 7 x64? i tried going into the devices panel and updating the driver to the stuff in the folder, but none of them would work. any suggestions?

sorry, i think i need to be a little more clear. i read through the pdf, but the info is mostly for xp and doesn't apply to 7 at all. when i'm done adding the unknown device to device manager as android composite device, i don't get com ports like they do, so i cant flash it at all. any thoughts?
 
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quikt

Senior Member
May 5, 2009
393
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Worked great on my US streak with 8105 rom.

For people having problems with Win 7, try running QDLtool.exe as administrator and also try different USB port.
 

BigBlue007

Senior Member
Nov 16, 2003
150
22
I assume that flashing back the baseband to the stock version is not possible, right? If so, will the Android 1.6 stock FW work with that new baseband? In other words: Is it or is it not possible to go back to the stock FW (just in case) after performing this 2.2 update?
 

lrevell8

New member
Mar 7, 2010
1
0
Fayetteville
how would I do this using Ubuntu 10.4

how would I do this using Ubuntu 10.4, dell streak I also have already "bricked" 1 streak. well kinda, it won't go pass the dell logo, but I can get to fastboot. Really feel like I own a Lamborghini but can only drive it 15mph.
 

untrueparadox

Senior Member
Jul 30, 2008
321
9
Los Angeles
how would I do this using Ubuntu 10.4, dell streak I also have already "bricked" 1 streak. well kinda, it won't go pass the dell logo, but I can get to fastboot. Really feel like I own a Lamborghini but can only drive it 15mph.

that streakflash only works in windows. so you will need to get a machine with xp or run a live distro. the rest of the rom is flashed through fastboot so you can recover it.
 

kag8

Senior Member
Sep 24, 2010
113
6
hey steve glad to see you managed to get froyo on it, iv donated a small amount but hey every little goes a long way huh? just wanted to ask, now that you have succeeded with this, does it open the doors for more custom froyo roms? like i would really like to see a htc skinned froyo with the 30fps cap removed, im not asking you to do it (before i get flamed), m just asking is it now possible?
 
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    This ROM is heavily updated and still being developed at a fairly rapid pace.

    The update process is now very simple to do
    PLEASE NOTE: THEIR ARE NOW 2 BUILDS BEING RELEASED FOR EACH UPDATE, ONE IS A NEWBASEBAND VERSION WHICH WILL WORK WITH ANY BASEBAND AFTER 1.2 OR ANY OFFICIAL DELL FROYO BASEBAND, THE OTHER IS A NO-BASEBAND UPDATE DESIGNED FOR REBELSIM USERS AND REQUIRES THE 2.1 8105 BASEBAND

    The recommended Update requires you to upgrade your device baseband, this is a simple procedure via fastboot.

    rebelsim users should use only the nobaseband update file and use the 2.1 baseband or they will encounter problems



    We now have a nice new website blog for streakdroid - check it out and help me populate the wiki with faqs and get in the forums :) sites @ http://www.streakdroid.com

    Most Recent Version: v1.5.3

    Known Issues:
    Accelerometer is dodgy at times but i cant pin down the issue - usually going into settings > display and toggling auto rotate on and off fixes

    -----------------
    Changelogs
    -----------------
    UPDATE 6/1/2011
    Version 1.5.3 AKA Biscuit Madness
    Added new Transparent statusbar and gingerbread style theme (based off quikt's transparent theme on xda)
    Removed setcpu due to issues with it being preinstalled
    Updated streakradio
    Readded front camera support to cam app - fring support removed
    Played with audio libs a little. probably wont fix anything
    Added new bootanimation courtesy of darksmurf
    Added BatteryWidget app to allow seeing battery percentage as its not easily possible on the gingerbread battery icon (add The widget to a desktop somewhere) - also allows quick access to some settings


    UPDATE 2/1/2011
    Version 1.5.2 AKA Insect Roadkill
    Added Gingerbread Style battery Icon with Percentage(looks SOO much nicer than the stupid looking circle icon)
    Changed some Colors in status bar
    Updated Google Maps, Twitter, G-Mail, Launcher Pro, Miren Browser And Market to Latest versions according to my device.
    Added Some more TCP/networking tweaks
    Reduced the level of audio boost set in kernel, may help the volume issues.
    Added Fixed Email.apk for exchange 2010 sp1 support
    Fixed Twist Rotate & Two Finger altitude adjust in Google maps
    Streak Light Pre-installed (untested)
    SetCPU Preinstalled
    Music App Replaced With version Suggested in this topic to fix the pause error.
    MIUI Music app Added
    Universal Androot removed, Rom is PRE-ROOTED


    UPDATE 15/12/2010
    Version 1.5.1 AKA Animadness
    Fixed Wifi Tethering
    Fixed Settings Force Closes
    Reverted market as official update will be pushed to device soon
    Kernel From perfmod added, (1.267ghz max oc)
    New Fonts Courtesy Of Kang-O-Rama rom for nexus one
    New Window Animations
    GPS SHOULD be sorted - remember to update baseband

    UPDATE 11/12/2010
    Version 1.5.0 AKA FaceTime Edition
    Fixed USB Tethering - works properly now
    Fixed Notifications Settings
    Reverted Camera Frameworks and app to 1.1.1 version to allow front cam in fring etc (works and tested in fring)
    Added GingerBread Market
    Added GingerBread KB
    Added Miren Browser
    Probably Loads Of Other Things I Have Forgotton
    Reckon this is pretty much 100% stable now


    UPDATE 25/11/2010
    Version 1.4.6 AKA Swappable Goodness
    Fixed USB Tethering
    Reverted Market App due to force Closes
    Removed Check for Rear Panel Placement(Device WILL run with no panel in place - also see Note 2)
    Added Fards Data Tweaks(see Note 1 below)
    Removed 128Mhz Clock speed due to reports of crashes
    Reenabled 1.19 ghz clock

    ---------------------

    Code:
    #include <std_disclaimer.h>
    /*
    * 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.
    */

    Please feel free to donate to my work if you find it useful :D - any amount is appreciated
    GBP Donate | USD Donate
    -------------------
    Required Files
    -------------------
    Rom Download Links:
    New BaseBand Version
    Primary Download Site: http://downloads.streakdroid.com/djsteve/update-1.5.3.zip
    Mirror 1: http://www.android-roms.com/downloads/upda...pdate-1.5.3.zip
    Mirror 2: http://mirror2.streakdroid.com/update-1.5.3.zip
    IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO UPDATE TO THE BELOW BASEBAND FOR 1.5.1+
    Baseband File Download:
    Primary Download Site: http://downloads.streakdroid.com/djsteve/amss.mbn
    Mirror 1: http://www.android-roms.com/downloads/updates/amss.mbn
    Mirror 2: http://mirror2.streakdroid.com/amss.mbn

    NOBASEBAND Version
    Primary Download Site: http://downloads.streakdroid.com/djsteve/u...-1.5.3-nobb.zip
    Mirror 1: http://www.android-roms.com/downloads/upda...-1.5.3-nobb.zip
    Mirror 2: http://mirror2.streakdroid.com/update-1.5.3-nobb.zip

    VPN USERS: TUN.KO for you is below.
    http://build.streakdroid.com/tun.ko

    if you have NOT already flashed the dell 2.2 pkg or my 720p fix you need this to fix 720p video - otherwise ignore
    http://downloads.streakdroid.com/testing/dsp1.mbn
    flash this using the fastboot command fastboot -i 0x413c flash dsp1 dsp1.mbn
    -------------------
    Other Requirements
    -------------------
    Some Common Sense
    Pinch of Good Luck
    Patience
    Ability to read and follow instructions
    Fastboot Setup and Working
    ClockworkMod Recovery Flashed and working

    -------------------
    Level Of Difficulty
    -------------------
    8/10 - Easy level, should be simple enough for 99% of users to complete

    -------------------
    How-To
    -------------

    1. Copy the update zip to your memory card first
    Steps 2-4 are only needed if you are coming from a build OLDER than 1.2
    2. Power down your streak and boot into fastboot
    do this by pressing power until the keypad lights come on then HOLD camera until you get to a white screen, then tap on the fastboot text in top right corner,
    3. Connect your streak to pc - the text on streak should change to FASTBOOT_MODE.
    you should place the amss.mbn file into the same folder as fastboot on your pc
    run the following commands from command prompt on your pc
    Windows:
    Code:
    fastboot -i 0x413c flash amss amss.mbn
    Linux
    Code:
    fastboot flash amss amss.mbn
    4. Type the following commands to reboot your streak - again alow it to boot into the main ui - you will lose network connection for the moment, this is fine, also streak WILL reboot twice before booting, again this is normal
    Windows:
    Code:
    fastboot -i 0x413c reboot
    Linux
    Code:
    fastboot reboot

    5. Once your device has booted shut down again and boot into clockwork recovery by doing the following
    boot to recovery as per step 1 then choose option 2.
    6. Flash the 1.5 update zip
    7. reboot

    Thanks to:
    Everyone for suggesting things they want adding
    android-roms for the mirror
    Vinokirk for helping diagnose and sort out 2.1 baseband ril support and gps
    Andycap & fards for providing modified Gps.conf
    homeiss forthe excellent upgrade/downgrade guide
    everyone else for just jumping in and helping each other, thats the true community sprit that makes me do this sort of dev for android and not some other mobile os.
    everyone else who helped/is helping

    hopefully thats everything :)
    any issues theirs me and a few of my tech head irc helpers keeping an eye on the posts. or just jump in the irc channel #dellstreak on freenode for help.

    also please feel free to donate to my work if you find it useful :D - any amount is appreciated
    GBP Donate | USD Donate
    5
    1.5.2 is now up, check first post for details :)
    1
    well im on a uk o2 streak and it works fine here :)
    1
    FYI - 1.6.0 is in a new thread

    FYI - 1.6.0 is in a new thread

    look here:

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=909263

    ~J
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