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Old January 31st, 2010, 06:57 PM   #39 (permalink)
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After waiting for a week or so to see what will happen to the Rogers Sense UI update, I decided that it wasn't for me. It seems that the interface is more of a "toy" than actually useful.
So, given that, I decided to root my Rogers Magic and use Amon Ra's 1.6 donut Rom. My plan was to use the Unlockr's method. It looked simple enough. However, the flashrec.apk failed to backup. The Unlockr stated that it may be because I have a custom recovery image. However, I doubt so, given that I have SPL 1.33.009 and Radio I don't think it is a perfected SPL.
Given that the unlockr had no other solution, I decided to use the Relentless Rooter Method, as posted in XDA. It requires saving files to the computer and using the USB cable to attach to the phone. I followed the instructions and this time it worked.
So, if the unlockr method fails, do try using the Relenless Root method.
So far, I like 1.6 donut. Nothing fancy and seems to be stable. Amon RA added a patch to allow multi-touch.
Ah, do budget about 3 hours for everything to be done.
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