Root Get sholes 2.0.6 now!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by aaron5610, Feb 17, 2010.

  1. aaron5610

    aaron5610 Well-Known Member
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    Go to the sholes.info site and login to the chatroom. they are chatting now and there you can download the next version to help them test it out!
     

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  2. iawd1

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    Link was down...
     
  3. Bigdaddy2009

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  4. cvhovey

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    Currently using BBeast 0.7.6. Have tried Sholes a few times but never gotten their wifi tether to work. Would like to give this latest a try but having always used SMupdater, what's the correct way to load this rom from the "tgz" file?
     
  5. Stolz25

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    Do the sholes installers include the 2.1 Gallery app? I can't remember and I really don't want to re-flash to find out.
     
  6. Fabolous

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    Reboot into recovery mode (hold 'x' during power on), volume down until you get to install, select rom, select 2.0.6, install.

    Yes, it always had.
     
  7. Bigdaddy2009

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    You should have the sholesmod-2.0.6.rom.tgz on the root or top level of your SD card Then boot reboot into recovery and choose Install>Install from SD card>sholesmod-2.0.6.rom.tgz. It will then run the installation and ask you if you want to delete /data or not. Then it will ask you what components you would like to install. Should be pretty simple. If i am wrong someone correct me
     
  8. shrink57

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    Flashed 2.0.6 and so far it has been running a lot cooler than 2.0.5. I have not yet run into any problems at 1200mhz.
     
  9. cvhovey

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    Thank you both! I'm going to give 2.0.6 a look, as well as trying something different by removing wifi tether for root users after doing a nandroid backup prior to installing 2.0.6 to see if that will allow me to get wifi tether working with Sholes.
     
  10. cvhovey

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    Unfortunately the install "exited with status 14" so guess I'll just wait until SMUpdater comes out with the option to install 2.0.6. :eek:
     
  11. Needsdecaf

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    Good to know. 2.0.5 heats up quickly.
     
  12. Mrwirez

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    2.0.6 very smooth, runs cooler than 2.0.5 about (39c), and fast.. I do miss my droid eye boot animation though.. Overall I like it. I could never go back to 3 home screens either. I run at 1000MHz.. it is fast enough. Only 42 seconds for a full boot. The first one takes a while.
     
  13. Ninthwonder

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    I noticed that too which is great...calms my nerves
     
  14. radikal

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    sholes seems nice, but i like how pete keeps it bugless
     
  15. Fabolous

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    I'm diggin' the Sholes 2.0.6. Not a big diff from 2.0.5 or Bugless Beast 0.7.6, but they got the CPU temp working again in the kernel, which is nice.

    Also, it looks great w/ xeudoxus' Hero theme :D

    [​IMG]
     
  16. DroidSuks

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    is a smokey place.

    Is wireless tether not working in sholes a common issue?... or is it an issue in certain ROM's?.
     
  17. Ninthwonder

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    I will stick w/ DroidHex theme think it looks sexier



    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
  18. droidpcguru

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    Possibly kick me for missing where to find these, but where can I find the two above-mentioned themes. I have Metamorph up and running..
     
  19. Fabolous

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    AllDroid - View forum - Droid
     
  20. Timaphillips

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    The sholes site is down...
     
  21. Fabolous

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    They're having a team dispute.

    But the link above looks like it's still working.
     
  22. Timaphillips

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    Saw all the bad reviews today on the market about the $5 not going to the devs
     
  23. im going to stick with 2.0.5 until i see a MAJOR change. for those that say their stuff is running cooler, how much cooler we talking here? like only maybe a few degrees or like 5+..
     
  24. Sportster

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    So if I wanted to try bugless (running sholes now), I could dl bug, boot into recovery and select it??
     
  25. bigdroiddog

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    I just tried this method and it does a nadroid backup, it dumps system tar, then dumps the data tar, then says done.then says attempting to install rom from/ sdcard/sholesmod 2.06.rom.tgz, then decompressing rom, then unpacking.sdcard sholesmod 2.06.rom.tar, then says done, when i reboot im still at 2.03. not sure what im missing.
     

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