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Old March 14th, 2011, 12:33 PM   #102 (permalink)
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If you do have PVT4, you then need to check if your erase size is 40,000.

To check erase size, you can simply download "terminal Emulator" from the market and type:

cat /proc/mtd
(And press enter) - This should work on non-rooted devices


What about Gold Cards? Do I need one?

For rooting itself, no. However, if your phone is branded, you should definitely make one.

Here is the GoldCard Tool

To use:

  1. Format your SD card to FAT32 by going Settings > SD Card & Phone Storage > Unmount SD Card then Format SD Card
  2. Launch the goldcard tool as admin by Right click on App > Run as Admin
  3. Connect your phone to your PC and make sure USB debugging is enabled (Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging)
  4. Click get CID (Try clicking MMC0 if MMC1 fails)
  5. Click the link to open the goldcard generator, copy the CID from the tool into it. You will get an email.
  6. Enable USB Mass Storage on your phone.
  7. Click 'Refresh' in the app and select your micro SD card.
  8. Click 'Load goldcard.img' and select the file you received by email.
  9. Click 'Patch MMC'
  10. You now have a goldcard!
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