S-ON/S-OFF root Help? & Key Function List HELP?? PLEASE??


Last Updated: 2012-08-07 22:27:59
  1. Pantherz

    Pantherz Member

    1st Question:
    Ok so I had my T-Mobile Mytouch 4g slide rooted by a friend with S-ON and now I can gain access to the root menu by using “superuser” and “root explorer.” I was able to remap a few buttons using “ButtonRemapper,” which is a great program but the only problem is that it doesn’t remamp all of the functions I want. If I try to edit the doubleshot-keypad.kl file through Root explorer I still cannot gain R/W access. I can only gain R/W access in the “/system” folder. Anything after that will still restrict the access to R/O (i.e. /system/usr/keylayout which is the file I want to edit). Is this because the phone was rooted with S-ON or am I doing something else wrong???


    2nd Question:
    I need help locating key functions for my T-mobile Mytouch 4g slide. I just need to know what are the code numbers for the long-press function of the 4 buttons on the front of the phone and not the keyboard. I want to change them and I’m not exactly sure how. Can anyone help?!?

    I know the original function for the quick-press is like this:
    # physical keys
    key 102 HOME
    key 139 MENU
    key 158 BACK
    key 188 FUNC_4

    I’m trying to change the long-press function of those buttons. Also does anybody know what the button for the key number 107 goes?? It says that key 107 = ENDCALL but there is no physical button for that function anywhere 0_o

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  2. YrrchSebor0000

    YrrchSebor0000 Well-Known Member

  3. Pantherz

    Pantherz Member

    thank you for the reply YrrchSebor0000!! i used the keynrtracker and its a very useful tool but after pushing all of the buttons i came to the conclusion that the key function 107 = ENDCALL doesn't exist at all on the phone. it only works with the touch screen function which i find strange since its assigned to a hardware button as well 0_o
  4. YrrchSebor0000

    YrrchSebor0000 Well-Known Member

    Hmm, that's strange. Yeah, from using both apps on a few different phone, I've seen that not everything is possible, unfortunately.

    As for not having RW access in the keymap file in Root Explorer... that's odd. I don't think S-ON has anything to do with that, I would think root access is root access? Here on my G2 at the moment, I can gain R/W access anywhere in my system. Have you figured anything out yet?
  5. Pantherz

    Pantherz Member

    not really, ive asked a couple of questions on xda developers but i havent gotten much progress on there either. do u know of any other app that might be able to get me to edit the doubleshot-keypad.kl file manually??
  6. YrrchSebor0000

    YrrchSebor0000 Well-Known Member

  7. Pantherz

    Pantherz Member

    lol its funny, if you look toward the end of both of those threads, you'll see that I've posted questions on the end of both of them XD!! Thanx for the help though. I least i think I managed to get the rooting issue sorted out...

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