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  Reply # 539035 29-Oct-2011 16:27 Send private message

s.joseph: I've just got my galaxy s2 a week ago its from europe has  XWKI4 on it, I'm using it on xt is there any advantage flashing the nz xt firmware for it?



your's is more up to date that Telecom's so if its going ok leave as is. May want to change GPS.cfg to Oceania apart   from that not much 




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  Reply # 539037 29-Oct-2011 16:33 Send private message

okay thanks for the quick reply!

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  Reply # 539043 29-Oct-2011 17:29 Send private message

jeffnz:
s.joseph: I've just got my galaxy s2 a week ago its from europe has  XWKI4 on it, I'm using it on xt is there any advantage flashing the nz xt firmware for it?



your's is more up to date that Telecom's so if its going ok leave as is. May want to change GPS.cfg to Oceania apart   from that not much 


There's actually an NZ pool server: nz.pool.ntp.org.  Just browse to /etc with root explorer or similar, mount as read/write, and edit gps.conf manually.




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.

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  Reply # 539044 29-Oct-2011 17:33 Send private message

Ambrose_1: Thinking of going to checkrom from litening rom, far too lazy to backup and restore all the apps I have especially since titanium didn't work properly for me last time.

Has anyone gone from litening to checkrom without wiping?  I know the dev says not too, but yeah lazy


Curious to know what problems you had with Titanium Backup?

TBH I'd never recommend going from one ROM to another without a full wipe - there are too many subtle changes to framework/theme-related files, and sooner or later it's going to cause you problems.  Between Titanium Backup, and an SMS/call log restore tool, I'm usually back up within 20 minutes of a factory reset/flash. 




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.

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  Reply # 539070 29-Oct-2011 18:34 Send private message

nofam:
jeffnz:
s.joseph: I've just got my galaxy s2 a week ago its from europe has  XWKI4 on it, I'm using it on xt is there any advantage flashing the nz xt firmware for it?



your's is more up to date that Telecom's so if its going ok leave as is. May want to change GPS.cfg to Oceania apart   from that not much 


There's actually an NZ pool server: nz.pool.ntp.org.  Just browse to /etc with root explorer or similar, mount as read/write, and edit gps.conf manually.


What if i just flash the csc to nz voda one, will that update the gps.conf without needing to root the phone? 

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  Reply # 539080 29-Oct-2011 19:36 Send private message

s.joseph:
nofam:
jeffnz:
s.joseph: I've just got my galaxy s2 a week ago its from europe has  XWKI4 on it, I'm using it on xt is there any advantage flashing the nz xt firmware for it?



your's is more up to date that Telecom's so if its going ok leave as is. May want to change GPS.cfg to Oceania apart   from that not much 


There's actually an NZ pool server: nz.pool.ntp.org.  Just browse to /etc with root explorer or similar, mount as read/write, and edit gps.conf manually.


What if i just flash the csc to nz voda one, will that update the gps.conf without needing to root the phone? 


Not sure - it's been a while since I poked around in a CSC folder structure, but you should be able to find out fairly easily by looking at any scripts contained within.




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.

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  Reply # 539178 30-Oct-2011 03:38 Send private message

Some more stuff for gaming fans :)






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Blogs: AndroidNZ.net


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  Reply # 539478 31-Oct-2011 11:14 Send private message

I am going to flash Siyah 2.1RC1 kernal via CWM, do I simply copy the entire file over to my int-sd card or do I extract it and then copy it?

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  Reply # 539491 31-Oct-2011 11:36 Send private message

Copy the entire file. Don't extract it.

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  Reply # 539492 31-Oct-2011 11:37 Send private message

Brendan: Copy the entire file. Don't extract it.


Thanks Brendan, I did that and it didnt work, will try again.

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  Reply # 539493 31-Oct-2011 11:39 Send private message

The file is probably corrupted.

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  Reply # 539497 31-Oct-2011 11:47 Send private message

Ah, might be an incompatibility with the the Kernal and CWM as I get error message no Zimage was found. Looks like others have had the same issue. Might try Odin

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  Reply # 539499 31-Oct-2011 11:50 Send private message

NZtechfreak: Some more stuff for gaming fans :)



Thanks for posting this video - great to see what the phone is capable of.  

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  Reply # 539503 31-Oct-2011 11:54 Send private message

I've flashed the siyah kernel since 1.7 cwm version and never had any trouble like you are having. various roms. I'm currently running 2.1rc3. Cwm version.

In fact I have found the siyah kernel to be the best of all of them, and use it always.

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  Reply # 539505 31-Oct-2011 11:57 Send private message

Brendan: I've flashed the siyah kernel since 1.7 cwm version and never had any trouble like you are having. various roms. I'm currently running 2.1rc3. Cwm version.

In fact I have found the siyah kernel to be the best of all of them, and use it always.


Looks like its sorted, I was trying to flash from within the CWM app itself, but went out to recovery and tried and it looks like its all go this time. Also 2.1rc3, and it appears 2.1 final is due out anytime soon. Thanks.

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