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  Reply # 428744 19-Jan-2011 10:49 Send private message

I haven't seen any news of CM7 coming to the SGS, at best it will come to one of the U.S SGS phones. I don't really want to get a Samsung official 2.3 rom with touchwiz bloatware, even these custom roms with most of it removed aren't as great as a real AOSP rom.




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  Reply # 428747 19-Jan-2011 10:51 Send private message

wazz:
lokhor: He's porting the Nexus S rom correct? I wasn't sure if that was still happening. I'd love an AOSP rom.


He's ditched working on that for voodoo sound, now its the cyanogen guys porting over CM7. Anyway samsung have confirmed we're getting an official 2.3 release.


have you got a link for that?

 

 



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  Reply # 428750 19-Jan-2011 10:55 Send private message

http://forum.cyanogenmod.com/topic/14168-gt-i9000-cm7-work-in-progress/

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  Reply # 428758 19-Jan-2011 11:14 Send private message

nofam:
Shrapnel: So I finally got my phone rooted, but which program should I use to backup the efs?I tried a free explorer but there was no efs file at the root.?


Root Explorer - it's a paid app, but I'd consider it pretty much an essential tool, along with Titanium, and ROM Manager .


Thanks, got the efs out, phew  




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  Reply # 428761 19-Jan-2011 11:21 Send private message

Sounds like it will be a while till they have a usable alpha/beta build.




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  Reply # 428774 19-Jan-2011 11:56 Send private message

Hey guys,

Im going to do a full wipe and then flash the rom I did yesterday(Criskelos xxjpy), Currently my phone is rooted I just did a nandroid backup andthe efs is backed up. But my phone is rooted, does this matter to much? And how do I do a wipe, is It in 2e recovery where I did the nandroid backup?

Thanks 




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  Reply # 428778 19-Jan-2011 12:08 Send private message

I'm just trying to figure out how to do a nandroid back up. Have backed up my efs using SGS Tools(is this fine?).

Have downloaded Rom Manager and trying to install CWM Recovery, which I can't because I need 2e recovery to do this (currently I have 3e).

Help? I need to figure out how to install CWM Recovery, do a nandroid backup, then I'm all set to flash a new ROM.




 

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  Reply # 428780 19-Jan-2011 12:10 Send private message

defragger: I'm just trying to figure out how to do a nandroid back up. Have backed up my efs using SGS Tools(is this fine?).

Have downloaded Rom Manager and trying to install CWM Recovery, which I can't because I need 2e recovery to do this (currently I have 3e).

Help? I need to figure out how to install CWM Recovery, do a nandroid backup, then I'm all set to flash a new ROM.


Read my post on the previous page about the Voodoo kernel. :-) 




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  Reply # 428781 19-Jan-2011 12:13 Send private message

defragger: I'm just trying to figure out how to do a nandroid back up. Have backed up my efs using SGS Tools(is this fine?).

Have downloaded Rom Manager and trying to install CWM Recovery, which I can't because I need 2e recovery to do this (currently I have 3e).

Help? I need to figure out how to install CWM Recovery, do a nandroid backup, then I'm all set to flash a new ROM.


Yeah just flash something with cwm builtin through odin.

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  Reply # 428788 19-Jan-2011 12:30 Send private message

defragger: I'm just trying to figure out how to do a nandroid back up. Have backed up my efs using SGS Tools(is this fine?).

Have downloaded Rom Manager and trying to install CWM Recovery, which I can't because I need 2e recovery to do this (currently I have 3e).

Help? I need to figure out how to install CWM Recovery, do a nandroid backup, then I'm all set to flash a new ROM.


The rom I flashed a few pages pack had CWM built in 




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  Reply # 428794 19-Jan-2011 12:51 Send private message

Shrapnel:
defragger: I'm just trying to figure out how to do a nandroid back up. Have backed up my efs using SGS Tools(is this fine?).

Have downloaded Rom Manager and trying to install CWM Recovery, which I can't because I need 2e recovery to do this (currently I have 3e).

Help? I need to figure out how to install CWM Recovery, do a nandroid backup, then I'm all set to flash a new ROM.


The rom I flashed a few pages pack had CWM built in 


I'm just wanting to follow lofreq's guide also, and flash that particular ROM. However before I flash ANYTHING I just wan't to get a proper nandroid backup of my current stock ROM. 

I guess I can install the Voodoo kernel then go from there or just flash the ROM that Shrapnel has flashed and just do a nandroid backup on that. Hmmm...




 

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  Reply # 428800 19-Jan-2011 13:11 Send private message

defragger:
Shrapnel:
defragger: I'm just trying to figure out how to do a nandroid back up. Have backed up my efs using SGS Tools(is this fine?).

Have downloaded Rom Manager and trying to install CWM Recovery, which I can't because I need 2e recovery to do this (currently I have 3e).

Help? I need to figure out how to install CWM Recovery, do a nandroid backup, then I'm all set to flash a new ROM.


The rom I flashed a few pages pack had CWM built in 


I'm just wanting to follow lofreq's guide also, and flash that particular ROM. However before I flash ANYTHING I just wan't to get a proper nandroid backup of my current stock ROM. 

I guess I can install the Voodoo kernel then go from there or just flash the ROM that Shrapnel has flashed and just do a nandroid backup on that. Hmmm...


To be honest (and this is purely my opinion), nandroid/cwm backups are overrated; the fact of the matter is that restoring apps & data via Titanium etc is infinitely more useful when you're repeatedly flashing new ROMs. Provided your /efs stays intact, getting apps and their data. plus sms/mms/call logs back on a clean install is a doddle.




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  Reply # 428803 19-Jan-2011 13:17 Send private message

defragger: I'm just trying to figure out how to do a nandroid back up. Have backed up my efs using SGS Tools(is this fine?).


Get a copy of your efs folder off your phone. Zip it up and email it to yourself.
Its absolutely worthless to you if its sitting on your phone somewhere where it can be wiped.



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  Reply # 428860 19-Jan-2011 15:30 Send private message

There are people wanting to know about the SGS here: http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=11&topicid=75412

I basically said how crap it is but you guys might want to add your opinions.




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  Reply # 428885 19-Jan-2011 16:52 Send private message

Just did a clean wipe of my phone and reinstalled the firmware and the modem I had, quadrant score went up about 200 from 1000ish to 1200ish. Very happy now :)




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