Originally Posted by ardchoille
For what it's worth, on one of the phones that I tried (Samsung Vibrant), I was thrown into a boot loop as soon as I copied and pasted the new framework-res.apk over the old one. I'm talking a couple of seconds.. there was no time to change permissions. It seems different phones yield different results for this method.
Yea that would be expected you need to move it to the systems folder first then change the permissions then move to the app folder and overwrite. As it will then overwrite with the correct permissions already set your problem can be avoided. Always got to be careful with those system files.