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[ROM][8.0.0] AOSP Oreo for Xperia T/TX/V

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By AdrianDC, Recognized Developer on 1st September 2017, 04:10 PM
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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.
 */

About the release
My Android 8.0 bring-up started in April with my AOSP Master project.
Master being the mainline public Android development, it helped getting
most of the hardware requirements for the next Android release prepared
and ready for the evolution along the weeks. Though 8.0.0 introduced
more hardware changes and improvements, it was ready for about 75% of the needs.

Full details about the initial boot are explained here : #post73504552

The last remaining issues or details are being worked upon,
in parallel to our LineageOS 15.0 bring-up, which I will not release in public
until we have made significant progress to have a reason to publish along my AOSP releases.

Downloads Links
AOSP 8.x Oreo (Unlocked Bootloader) :
Xperia T (Mint) - 8.0.0 : https://mega.nz/#F!u0N3lYza!0rQtcd5Mk-0zpnels9tOHQ
Xperia TX (Hayabusa) - 8.0.0 : https://mega.nz/#F!i0skESpR!m5j5c5lazJeI_H18mt2r1g
Xperia V (Tsubasa) - 8.0.0 : https://mega.nz/#F!b9lmSYLL!ibG35w4avd3voejlQG2gDA

Google Applications (optional) :
OpenGapps : Official downloads yet to be released. Google for unofficial ones, compatibility with Oreo yet to be determined
Information : Flash the GApps before the first boot. If not, a clean flash is recommended.

Recommended Recovery (optional) :
TWRP 3.0 : http://forum.xda-developers.com/xper...overy-t3319588

Informations and references :
Kernel CVEs : Security patches status https://cve.lineageos.org/android_kernel_sony_msm8x60
About AOSP : Repositories available on https://android.googlesource.com/

Unification of the user partitions into UserData
Read more about the UserData unification :
- https://forum.xda-developers.com/-/-/-t3490463

Flashing and updating
AOSP clean install :
- (Optional) Flash the boot.img kernel from the ROM zip with Fastboot or Flashtool
- (Optional) Wipe the data & cache (Backup to make sure not to lose data)
- Flash the AOSP ROM zip from the Recovery
- (Optional) Flash the GApps to have the Google Applications
- (Optional) Every additional zip you want to flash
- Reboot

AOSP update / upgrade :
- (Information) Don't wipe anything unless you want to
- Flash the latest AOSP ROM zip from the Recovery
- (Optional) Flash the GApps if you want to, otherwise preserved.
- (Optional) Every additional zip you want to flash
- Reboot

About the builds
Development project : https://github.com/AdrianDC/aosp_development_sony8960_o
Device tree (T) : https://github.com/AdrianDC/android_...s/lineage-15.0
Device tree (TX) : https://github.com/AdrianDC/android_...s/lineage-15.0
Device tree (V) : https://github.com/AdrianDC/android_...s/lineage-15.0
Kernel sources : https://github.com/AdrianDC/android_...s/lineage-15.0
Vendor blobs : https://github.com/AdrianDC/propriet...s/lineage-15.0

Issues and reports
- Report issues only if you use the ROM kernel
- If an additional mod is installed, make sure it's unrelated, and mention it
- Make sure the issue wasn't discussed earlier in the threads
- Share a log of the error with CatLog for example

Q&A - FAQ
Q : Is root access included into AOSP ?
A : No but you can now root with my Boot Bridge and a superuser tool.

Q : Is the ROM suited for daily usage ?
A : Almost. I use it as daily, but check the list below to decide for yourself.

Q : Where can I change the Quick Tiles and Status Bar ?
A : Long press the Settings icon in the notifications drawer.
> You will have access to the SystemUI Tuner from Marshmallow.

Q : [Oreo] A system dialog shows up on boot
A : Normal issue common to all devices, yet to be fixed

Q : [Oreo] Downloaded files can't be opened directly
A : Normal issue common to all devices, yet to be fixed.
> For now, use "Show internal storage" and open the files directly

AOSP available for Xperia Blue devices also thanks to :
- Google AOSP
- The LineageOS Team
- CodeAurora Forums
- The CyanogenMod Team

XDA:DevDB Information
AOSP Oreo 8.0, ROM for the Sony Xperia T

Contributors
AdrianDC
Source Code: https://android.googlesource.com/

ROM OS Version: 7.x Nougat
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x
Based On: AOSP

Version Information
Status: Beta

Created 2017-09-01
Last Updated 2017-09-17
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FEATURES AND ISSUES
Code:
- Boot : Ok
- GApps : Unofficial for now. Recommended until released: https://androidfilehost.com/?fid=745425885120757579
- Partitions (Data, Cache) : Ext4 supported
- Bluetooth : Ok
- WiFi : Ok
- WiFi Hotspot : Ok
- RIL - Phone - Data : Ok
- GPS : Ok
- Camera : Ok, work in progress
- Camcorder : Partially
- Lights : Ok
- MicroSD : Ok
- Accelerometer : Ok
- Compass : Ok
- Gyroscope : Ok
- AOSP sensors : Ok
- Touchscreen : Ok
- FM Radio : Ok
- Vibrator : Ok
- Microphone : Ok
- Audio & music : Ok
- Bluetooth audio : Ok
- NFC : Ok
- Kernel : Ok
- Graphics : Ok
- 3D Rendering : Ok
- Clock : Ok
- DRM : Unknown
- Offline Charging : Ok
- USB : Ok
- USB OTG : Ok
- Encryption : Ok
- SEPolicies : Enforcing

IMPORTANT FEATURES TO KNOW
  • Boot sequence : Once the LEDs light up :
    - Press Volume - to open AOSP Recovery,
    - Press Volume + to open the FOTA recovery (TWRP usually) if available
  • Powered-off alarm : When you have set an alarm
    - If you power down the device, it will wake automatically 5 minutes before
    - If you let the device charge offline, it will automatically reboot 5 minutes before
  • Gestures : Events like hand-wave and pocket removal can be enabled in the Settings
  • Force reboot : You can reset the device by holding Power and Volume+ 5 seconds
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About Sony Blue devices
Changes log
  • 11/10 : Upgrade release on Android 8.0.0_r15 October.
  • 05/10 : New Oreo vibrator implementation (to confirm per device / user),
    >>> further device development and upgrades for Oreo,
    >>> improved DeviceSettings for Oreo (Ambient Display settings),
    >>> camera working without needing to patch sepolicies permissive,
    >>> Camera2 change to revive the app after boots without camera found,
    >>> minor WiFi improvements, some Settings additions and fixes,
    >>> various upstream fixes and improvements from AOSP Master
  • 30/09 : Minor improvement to the DeviceSettings redesign,
    >>> AOSP DeskClock alarm handling fixes, SDCardFS storage support,
    >>> almost finalized clean and new enforced sepolicies (to confirm per device / user)
  • 19/09 : Upgrade release on Android 8.0.0_r9. Sensors fully fixed, Gestures working,
    >>> Lineage Eleven used as Music Player instead of outdated AOSP Music
  • 11/09 : Update release. Bluetooth fixed, FMRadio restored, Camera initial fix, sensors partial upgrade,
    >>> DeviceSettings redesign, NightDisplay added, backuptool implemented (for GApps persistency)
  • 01/09: Initial public release for Mint, Hayabusa and Tsubasa, Android 8.0.0_r3

Original AOSP 8.0 sources with following relevant additions
  • Blue devices trees, kernel and vendor
  • Bionic: Support for SHIMs (Camera)
  • Build: Backup tool full support (GApps)
  • NFC: Proper support & removed log spam
  • Toybox: Support for init_sony boot selection
  • AV: Camera support for Oreo
  • AV: Initial camcorder partial support
  • Camera2: Fixes for wrongly rotated photos and improvements
  • UI: Various efficiency improvements and fixes
  • Telephony: Support for older RIL layers
  • Audio: 8960 adapted HAL and FM support
  • FM: Fully implemented with AOSP FM Radio
  • Music: Minor fix to permissions
  • Settings: Minor visual rendering improvements
  • Healthd: Support for Huashan offline charger
  • Core: Disabled flash_recovery service from AOSP
  • Sepolicies: Minimal changes and fully enforced ROM

Current local manifest
Code:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!-- https://android.googlesource.com/platform/manifest -->
<manifest>

  <!-- See https://github.com/AdrianDC/aosp_development_sony8960_o -->

</manifest>
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About the initial public release - 01/09/2017
  • I use it as daily since July on Huashan (SP) and Mint (T)
  • For now, Camera is removed on purpose as I'm working on it. The initialization fails in the middle
  • Bluetooth worked up to July, and since then the list is empty due to timeouts. Being looked at
  • Binding with already paired Bluetooth devices like car radio should work but rare user-unfriendly conditions for now
  • Installs and works properly with MultiROM current release
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wow great rom keep up the great work sir

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Good job
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Nice! big thanks for the development still continue for this O-ld device
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great work bro
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@AdrianDC
Awesome work as always You have to be deserved of promoted as a "Senior Recognized Developer"
As the XT device is my nieces one and she needs it, I unfortunately can't test it... But I will upgrade, as soon as your work becomes official
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This Oreo here really gives me reason to assume @AdrianDC builds faster than his shadow.
How does he do that?
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