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Old June 15th, 2012, 11:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default [Download] Samsung R720 Official Cricket Corporate EH29 Upgrade Utility [LEAKED].

The following files I obtained from a site (that is down atm, but will post site if/once it goes back up). It is the Corporate flashing utility for the Samsung R720 (EH02) for programming the phone to the cricket Networks port of 2.3.4.
The original PST software with the pack did not work, so I've added a PST software that is compatible.

Disclaimer: I am in no way responsible for bricking of devices -- Use at your own risk!

Here is the pack below.
Samsung R720 Cricket.zip
Mirror.
http://openzio.rtrnetwork.com/openzio/openvitality/Samsung%20R720%20Cricket.zip

Unzip to a folder, and follow the directions below.

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Using PST
**Install SCH-R720 For MVNO Ver1.0002
**Install SamsungPSTLite FW Setup1.0.004_MSI1ndEdition
1. Power on mobile phone as download mode.
- Holding down Muve key(Right down key) and connect USB cable to your phone.
- Press the volume up key.
2. Start the Samsung PSTLite and Select model, R720
3. Select 'SW Download' button from the buttons list in the left side and select 'Emergency' in 'Download Option'.
4. Click "Open OPS file" to select the R720 OPS file as shown below.
'Rookie_v1.1.ops'
5. Click "Open Binary" to select the R720 software binary file as shown below.
'CR720_CRK_MVNO_XXXX.tar.md5.smd'
6. Click "Start Software Download" button. Download process will start.
7. After downloading completed, the phone resets automatically.
8. After a full Reboot, dial *228 to reprogram your phone.
9. Reboot.
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You may get an error during flashing stating something about not being able to access a log file. After passing through that, the flash should continue as normal.


Please report results/comments/questions to this thread.

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6. Click "Start Software Download" button. Download process will start.
Received an error dialog at this step; something about being unable to access a log file. If I ever run through the process again I'll remember to take a screenshot.

Anyway, after clicking okay to the error dialog, the downloading proceeded. Right now my Vitality is booting up. I just heard the familiar startup sound, which I haven't heard in awhile. (I'm used to hearing the MetroPCS one.) The text SAMSUNG is displaying...

(About a minute or so later.) Okay, it's back to how its original state. As in, the MUVE Music wallpaper I remember it having before I flashed it, the Cricket icons and other apps it originally had.

Okay, connected via Wifi. Signed in to my Google account...apps are updating...manually updating others...installing App 2 SD, because I don't believe I'll be able to live without it on this phone...

Okay, Android Market is now Google Play. That changed fast; very nice.

So I'll play around with this a bit more and report on my findings (if I run into any trouble, etc.). I'm unable to test text, data or voice because I don't currently have a Cricket plan. If I get one, I'll let you know how well it works.
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post your cricket default homescreen please

edit: so your phone was bricked, or not functioning? The flash worked?
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post your cricket default homescreen please

edit: so your phone was bricked, or not functioning? The flash worked?
Oh -- mine wasn't bricked, and it was functioning alright using another ROM. I just wanted to test this out in case I ever wanted to use Cricket again. I may simply continue using the WiFi for now...



As you can see from the notification bar, I've installed Titanium Backup -- which required rooting and installing Superuser, of course. (Taking a screenshot also required rooting.) Just FYI.
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Oh great

Thanks for posting the homescreen wallpaper. This flash is the updated 2.3.4 OS for cricket (see my other post about 2.3.4 builds HERE ). If you look at the phone.apk for instance (look at the incall screen), it is updated as well as having the low volume fix (the 2nd phone I got which had the older OS on it had lower volume then my first).

So this is great I have one more question for you before I test it out myself -- does it restore the recovery partition as well to AR 3e recovery module?
Also, can you provide the framework-res.apk and systemUI.apk so I can diff them against my own copy to verify they are the same?

Thanks for your testing m8 The community thanks you too.
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Oh great I have one more question for you before I test it out myself -- does it restore the recovery partition as well to AR 3e recovery module?
Spz0, do you mind explaining this a bit more? I'm not sure what you mean by recovery partition or AR 3e recovery module...
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Oh, ok.
By ar 3e recovery I meant the stock recovery (not cwm). Reboot to recovery to see if you have "3e" recovery.
Once I get the framework and systemui apk from you to diff it with my copy, I'll be flashing it myself to test it further.
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btw, if you didnt know already, heres the ADB command for pulling the specified files.

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adb pull /system/framework/framework-res.apk
adb pull /system/app/SystemUI.apk
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Looks like we have made some progress then. I salute you for having the balls to do it, i was weary because i wasnt sure if it would overwrite and potentially corrupt the bootloader (odin/ download mode).

In fact maybe you should check this to make sure its all in tact
hold down camera/muse button as youre powering it on.

Let us know on the bootloader too it would be interesting to know if it removed CWM and put samsungs back on or cwm is still there.

I assume to reboot into recovery he would use the same method as CWM
power it on while holding down the back and volume down button.
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I assume to reboot into recovery he would use the same method as CWM
power it on while holding down the back and volume down button.
That is correct.

Also yes, entering download mode to check the bootloader is a must as well Charssun, as well as checking the recovery.
If you could report back to us with the results, that would help out a tonne.
  • Boot to recovery : Hold Vol.down + back button + power til recovery starts.
  • Download mode: While phone is powered off, hold down the Muve button (camera) and insert the USB cable, then press vol.Up to enter DL mode.

If everything is good with that, and once I get the framework-res.apk and systemui.apk files to diff them, I'll be more apt to flash it myself (since My phone is of the older 2.3.4 build, with the new build just restored from CWM, causing my signal to read as digital roaming).
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That is correct.

Also yes, entering download mode to check the bootloader is a must as well Charssun, as well as checking the recovery.
If you could report back to us with the results, that would help out a tonne.
  • Boot to recovery : Hold Vol.down + back button + power til recovery starts.
  • Download mode: While phone is powered off, hold down the Muve button (camera) and insert the USB cable, then press vol.Up to enter DL mode.

If everything is good with that, and once I get the framework-res.apk and systemui.apk files to diff them, I'll be more apt to flash it myself (since My phone is of the older 2.3.4 build, with the new build just restored from CWM, causing my signal to read as digital roaming).
When he tests download mode he should continue on by pressing up again and ensuring that the comp detects his device.
Im on a spanish computer here so I cant remember exactly the words but he should go to control manager (updated: control panel), system, then into device manager and look under modems, if a samung entry is listed all is well.
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When he tests download mode he should continue on by pressing up again and ensuring that the comp detects his device.
Im on a spanish computer here so I cant remember exactly the words but he should go to control manager, system, then into device manager and look under modems, if a samung entry is listed all is well.
Control panel here. ;-)
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Oh, ok.
By ar 3e recovery I meant the stock recovery (not cwm). Reboot to recovery to see if you have "3e" recovery.
Once I get the framework and systemui apk from you to diff it with my copy, I'll be flashing it myself to test it further.
Ah, okay. Actually, I had already flashed the stock recovery back to the phone before using the Corporate flashing utility. If you'd like, I can get CWM back on the phone and then try the Corporate flashing utility again. Let me know if that's what you'd like me to do.

In the meantime, I'll get you that framework and systemui apk...
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adb pull /system/framework/framework-res.apk
adb pull /system/app/SystemUI.apk
Okay, here are the files:

framework-res_and_SystemUI.zip

I don't know if it matters, but I have yet to test whether the Corporate flashing utility replaces the stock recovery. I'm going to be switching over to CWM and then running the Corporate flashing utility again. I'll let you know my results.
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Okay, here are the files:

framework-res_and_SystemUI.zip

I don't know if it matters, but I have yet to test whether the Corporate flashing utility replaces the stock recovery. I'm going to be switching over to CWM and then running the Corporate flashing utility again. I'll let you know my results.
Great, thanks for testing m8. Dont forget to test download mode again as well, as pedro stated above.

I'll diff these files tonight or tomorrow.

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Also yes, entering download mode to check the bootloader is a must as well Charssun, as well as checking the recovery.
If you could report back to us with the results, that would help out a tonne.
Alright, I used ODIN to install CWM recovery again, using the procedure from the "[Odin] Clockworkmod Recovery - Not compatible with Rom Manager yet" thread ([Odin] Clockworkmod Recovery - Not compatible with Rom Manager yet). Once I confirmed I had CWM as my recovery mode again, I followed the instructions in this thread to use the Corporate flashing utility again. By the way, here's an image of that error I get when I execute step #6 in those instructions:



Once completed, I checked the recovery mode. It has, in fact, restored the recovery partition to Android system recovery <3e>.

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  • Boot to recovery : Hold Vol.down + back button + power til recovery starts.
This is precisely how I confirmed that Android system recovery <3e> is the recovery mode.

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  • Download mode: While phone is powered off, hold down the Muve button (camera) and insert the USB cable, then press vol.Up to enter DL mode.
Download mode works.

So now we know for certain that this procedure gets everything back to stock. Good news!

I don't know if you need this or not, but I went ahead and pulled framework-res.apk and SystemUI.apk after this 2nd test. Here's the result (if you need it):

framework-res_and_SystemUI_after_2nd_test.zip

I only wish I had a Cricket plan so that I could give voice, messaging and data a try. Aside from things requiring a Cricket plan, let me know what else I can test for us.
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When he tests download mode he should continue on by pressing up again and ensuring that the comp detects his device.
Im on a spanish computer here so I cant remember exactly the words but he should go to control manager (updated: control panel), system, then into device manager and look under modems, if a samung entry is listed all is well.
Yes, in the Device Manage it lists "SAMSUNG Mobile Modem #2" under the Modems item.

So how do I know if the bootloader is the original one? Here's what is displayed:

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ODIN MODE
PRODUCT NAME: SCH-R720
CUSTOM BINARY DOWNLOAD: 0
CURRENT BINARY: OFFICIAL

Downloading...
Also, I just tested download mode with ODIN by pushing CWM v5.0.2.7 to the device again. FYI
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This is great news indeed. I'll be flashing this soon. Now I have a true stock copy to base my OpenVitality Rom off of.
Once I get my nix tower set up again (just moved last month, so still trying to get the time between work to set up my server and nix towers / network) I'll dig into cwm 5.0.2.8 for an ext 4 rom, as well as seeing about taking on cm7 for vitality (addressing beta issues).
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One more Question to clarify, test making a call for us. Does it send you to a cricket recording?

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Result: "Your account could not be validated. Please contact customer services."
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Update: My phone has been rebooting about once an hour. At least, I think it's been rebooting; every hour or so I hear the startup sound, so I assume it's been rebooting. I'll keep an eye on it to see if I can "catch it in the act".

I don't know if this is due to any apps I've added to the phone or if this is a common occurrence with the Vitality. I do recall it having booted on its own a few times in its stock state a few months ago, before I first rooted the phone and began flashing it; I just don't remember it doing it this often.
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Someone else has had the same issue with their Vitality before:

Vitality keeps rebooting
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I finally did it. The error log can be removed by creating the directories and file before starting the test, ensure the log file has write permissions. Unless you want a log of errors, its not important - no errors were recorded when i ran it (see post below).

Differences noted between EH29/EH09

*This flash EH29/Original flash (when I first purchased phone)
Fixed accuracy (90 feet)
Sometimes drops from 9 to 4 sats (coulple of times it dropped off even in favourable conditions)
Orientation sensor sticks and spins wildly and requires constant calab (only horizontally)

*Nandroid backup over at cricket users EH09
Variable accuracy (down to 6 feet)
Seems to be able to maintain connections to more sats
Orientation sensors works fine

For both versions though I have the same old problem with GPS, once i turn it off it will not work again for about 40 minutes. If I reboot the phone (especially shutdown and restart instead of quickboot - more success with gps button left on) most times it will restart, but conditions have to be excellent (unlike after that 40 minutes reset) at the time that it is run (not just turned on through the power control/ setting). If the sats dont immediately reappear then i have to reboot it again (crazy i know), sometimes it takes a few reboots anyhow. Otherwise its a 40 min wait and conditions do not have to be so good that time round i.e. i can sit in a semi sheltered area or close to a window o) odd?? Assuming its not a hardware fault, Im guessing that there are two problems, most of these problems center around the closing down of the GPSD server after each session (i.e. its not in the log and process apps reveal its still running and is only completed fully with a soft shutdown and reboot). This 40 minute period issue may have something to do with cache cleanup/ status listenining issues, im only guessing though.

If your Standalone GPS is working fine under the following conditions
GPS Works Once (No GPS reconnect for 50 minutes)
before youre connected to the cricket network (as they may flash updates to you)) then im perplexed, maybe my gps chip is faulty.

The orientation sensor issue was an annoying bug that I had before when i first got this phone, this cleared when I restored EH09 over at cricket users. I have noted that the follow libraries have been modified between the two versions.
libaccelcal.so
sensors.default.so

I have noted that there are not similar changes to any of the core GPS libraries, it is therefore most likely they have only modified that com.android.gpslocationprovider code (that illusive code), It does indicate that samsung are aware of these problems as they are modifying them with every build or update pushed over the network????. Otherwise why make it worse for both for GPS/ sensor services in a newer build?

Recovery manger and bootloader (download mode - odin) appear fine at this time. I am certain that the bootloader is read only anyhow and cant be modified. If it could be modified how would you flash it back on?

I tested it for one day without a root and one day with it rooted. There were more than a dozen apps installed both before and after the root. After the root i installed superuser and did a binary update, it did not reboot once. I did format everything before flashing. It also doesnt appear that the rooting process affected the gps/ sensor performance.

Maybe we could extract the GPS/ orientation sensor files and put them in a flash for those who will flash this and continue using the phone, otherwise I would prefer to use EH09 over at cricket users. The flash in its current form it more suitable for those who wish to return the phone under warranty, sell on etc. This is based on the assumption that these changes arnt part of an update sent via crickets data network, something I would not receive. In concluding though this is a complete and working factory/ stock reset of the phone.
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Sounds good. I"ll try when I get the chance.
Still on the cricket network? *228 programming go OK? Same phone number and all?
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In all fairness i need a few of you to test the standalone gps functins of your phone to determine if the gps issue is hardware or software related.
GPS Works Once (No GPS reconnect for 50 minutes)
I'll check out the GPS. I'm about to use the flashing utility to get back to stock again (since it's rooted and has CWM recovery in their now) to see if it'll stop rebooting all the time. I'll check GPS while I'm at it.
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I finally have done it. Same error log issue as above, this is not a problem though. I did create the file before flashing but this had no effect. Unless you want a log of errors, its not important.
You gave me an idea. I'd noticed that the flashing utility installs in Program Files (x86) rather than Program Files. Since the flashing utility seems to be looking for the log file in the Program Files directory rather than the directory in which the utility is actually installed, I copied the installation to the Program Files directory and placed an empty Notepad-created text file (named R720_log.txt) in there.

This time I didn't receive the error message. The text file didn't have anything written to it, though.
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You gave me an idea. I'd noticed that the flashing utility installs in Program Files (x86) rather than Program Files. Since the flashing utility seems to be looking for the log file in the Program Files directory rather than the directory in which the utility is actually installed, I copied the installation to the Program Files directory and placed an empty Notepad-created text file (named R720_log.txt) in there.

This time I didn't receive the error message. The text file didn't have anything written to it, though.
I just noticed this myself, mines in spanish so it says archivos de programas or something o) I put the file in manually I also got no error message and nothing was recorded in the log o) Ill leave it running and then root it tommorrow, ill listen out for reboots both before and after the root.
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I just noticed this myself, mines in spanish so it says archivos de programas or something o) I put the file in manually I also got no error message and nothing was recorded in the log o) Ill leave it running and then root it tommorrow, ill listen out for reboots both before and after the root.
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I flashed mine a bit over an hour ago and haven't heard it reboot since. I'm guessing it had something to do with the changes I'd made after flashing it.
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Thats good news.
I've had mine flashed for over a day or so, and all is well. Just *228 for programming and you're good to go.
No reboots for me, GPS is good, wifi, data, cell is all good.
Think we may have a winner here.

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edit: _and_ its the updated 2.3.4 OS, so double+ win.
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Thats good news.
I've had mine flashed for over a day or so, and all is well. Just *228 for programming and you're good to go.
*228 is just for getting it prepared for Cricket, right? I'm currently only using WiFi, but if I every pony up some cash for a month of voice and data, that's the only time I'll have to apply the *228 code, right?
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*228 is just for getting it prepared for Cricket, right? I'm currently only using WiFi, but if I every pony up some cash for a month of voice and data, that's the only time I'll have to apply the *228 code, right?
That's correct. Pulls your nam, prl and phone number registered to your esn so you can use the service.
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That's correct. Pulls your nam, prl and phone number registered to your esn so you can use the service.
Good deal. Glad you saved those files while they were up, Spz0! Thanks for making them available again.
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I have posted an update in my original update above.
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I have posted an update in my original update above.
Your device doesn't reboot every once in awhile, right? Mine is still rebooting, though not nearly as often as before.
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Your device doesn't reboot every once in awhile, right? Mine is still rebooting, though not nearly as often as before.
Not once in over two days of heavy testing. I asssume you have the cricket model?

The best you can do is format/ wipe everything, reflash and leave it running for one day without doing anything with it, dont root, install apps, login to google etc, maybe just connect it to cricket and leave it, see if its still does the same thing.

Dont forget heat issues too, is it in a case, in a warm room, on charge, in your hands etc??

I need a favour from yourself or spz0, preferably spz0 as hes having less problems. When you guys next flash this to your phone i would appreciate it if you could connect it to cricket esp. data and leave it overnight. In the morning, do a nandroid backup and send the link to my email address which i will post.

I am beginning to think that maybe cricket is pushing silent updates to your phones via the data network and this maybe updating previous bugs etc and could explain why you guys dont experience the same bugs thats i do. If it is true and works then i guess we could post the backup as a sort of offline installation to those who are not on the network??? It would certainly explain why the nandroid backup over at cricketusers has a improved gps/ orientation functionality?
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I have posted an update in my original update above.
Funny, cuz the eh29 update is more recent than eh09. I honestly have zero issues with GPS. Accuracy is within 6 feet average. Horizontal axis does spin uncontrollably when I put the phone down from time to time. But I've honestly never calibrated the gyro before.

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Funny, cuz the eh29 update is more recent than eh09. I honestly have zero issues with GPS. Accuracy is within 6 feet average. Horizontal axis does spin uncontrollably when I put the phone down from time to time. But I've honestly never calibrated the gyro before.

Thanks for the additional info

Exactly it explains why his (cricketusers) and yours is more updated than mine and why you dont have the same problems as me, you must be getting a silent update from cricket. if you could do a nandroid backup at some point, I would certainly like to try it to see. In addition you could post the size of those two files after being on the network for a few days
libaccelcal.so
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they are in system/lib and system/lib/hw

Pity we cant get this for our model (obviously gives a status 0 error when flashing)
GPS FIX for Gingerbread leak - xda-developers
Looks like someone got this working on another rom.
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I'll see if I can get this to flash. Shouldnt be too hard. But Im not responsible for borked gps.

Give me 15 mins.
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Exactly it explains why his (cricketusers) and yours is more updated than mine and why you dont have the same problems as me, you must be getting a silent update from cricket. if you could do a nandroid backup at some point, I would certainly like to try it to see. In addition you could post the size of those two files after being on the network for a few days
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they are in system/lib and system/lib/hw

Pity we cant get this for our model (obviously gives a status 0 error when flashing)
http://openzio.rtrnetwork.com/openzio/openvitality/GPS_FIX-R720.zip

Not tested in field, but it will flash.

Good Luck!

edit: field test -- found lock in 10 sec. No improvement from before, but we know it works.
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Not tested in field, but it will flash.

Good Luck!

edit: field test -- found lock in 10 sec. No improvement from before, but we know it works.
It flashed but didnt flash gpsd (daemon) in the bin directory which probably explains why it behaved no differently than before. I did it on cwm with EH09/EH29. Did yours overwrite or do you still have that 45k gpsd file there?
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Hmm. makes no sense. RW permissions on system, so should just overwrite with the one on the zip. o.0
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Hmm. makes no sense. RW permissions on system, so should just overwrite with the one on the zip. o.0
Updated above, best just to update our two posts otherwise it will get long. Also post the size of those two sensors libs after youve been on the network a day or two.
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It flashed but didnt flash gpsd (daemon) in the bin directory which probably explains why it behaved no differently than before. I did it on cwm with EH09/EH29. Did yours overwrite or do you still have that 45k gpsd file there?
I dont mind if the thread gets long. Im subscribed to it, to I get email alerts when new posts are made, not when posts are updated. Easier for me since Im on the go a lot.

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I dont mind if the thread gets long. Im subscribed to it, to I get email alerts when new posts are made, not when posts are updated. Easier for me since Im on the go a lot.

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Ok I shutdown, ran cwm .0.7 i installed it 5 times by selecting install from zip. When I turned on sig verification it failed. it didnt get an error when I did it with toggle assert scripts enabled. The 45k gpsd file is still in the system/bin directory. O(
update looks like yours has gone into another directory. (Vendor)
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Let me update it to /system/bin/

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I dont think that gpsd is not built for our phones. So unfortunately that will not work. =\ pulling download.
: some clarification. Flashed the gpsd and received multiple errors on logcat. gps would not initialize on system load. Could be the flashing method. try manually pushing gpsd for /system/bin/.

Its late. Im tired. I'll look into this more tomorrow.

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I dont think that gpsd is not built for our phones. So unfortunately that will not work. =\ pulling download.
: some clarification. Flashed the gpsd and received multiple errors on logcat. gps would not initialize on system load. Could be the flashing method. try manually pushing gpsd for /system/bin/.

Its late. Im tired. I'll look into this more tomorrow.

Cheers.
I didnt think so either, I pulled it over manually only for the phone to grunt and burp. A nandroid backup of an untouched/ unrooted stock EH29 rom after being on the cricket data network for at least several hours (with a couple of reboots) seems like the only option. Ive been back on EH09 nandroid backup for the last 24 hours and it works a lot better than EH29 stock the only problem being that GPS will not restart without a reboot. As you can see in the last paragraph it is possible to push OS updates. Google rolls out silent fix for Android security vulnerability | DataProtectionCenter.com: Tech and Security - Data Recovery and Protection, Internet, Technology, Security, Reviews, Softwares
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Well, I can tell ya, that immediately after I flashed this util, *228 and reboot I tested the GPS, so if there was a silent update, I didnt get it while I was testing GPS for you m8. Im srsly almost 100% sure its a hardware related issue. Are you eligible for an exchange? I would certainly look into it if gps is an issue.
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Well, I can tell ya, that immediately after I flashed this util, *228 and reboot I tested the GPS, so if there was a silent update, I didnt get it while I was testing GPS for you m8. Im srsly almost 100% sure its a hardware related issue. Are you eligible for an exchange? I would certainly look into it if gps is an issue.
When I worked in the industry these were pushed out overnight and this was across a lan, so i would guess with even less bandwidth a provider would do it irregularly and definately in the early hours of the morning.
If your going to look at it yourself the best thing someone can do is look at the size of these two files after being on the network for at least several hours or overnight with a couple of reboots afterwards.

system/lib/libaccelcal.so EH09 NB 77.66k EH29 Stock 29.62k
system/lib/hw/sensors.default.so EH09 NB 86.20k EH29 Stock 38.22k

Doing a nandroid backup at this point would also be a bonus, ir rather test it myself to see the differences esp. as i know this gps/ orientation sensors system inside out.

I am fairly convinced also that this is a hardware issue. I have a warranty but i will be out of the usa for several months, so returning it isnt easy. I use the standalone gps out here daily so its a killer in this state and even worse if i sent it back.

Dont go out of your way on this one, only if your going down that path anyway. Im sure charssun is better suited as hes having problems himself with reboots, something i can test with him. He would likely need to format everything, flash it one evening and leave it over night anyhow to see if he gets reboots in its original state. I have found EH02 stock here, I may try and flash this too to see of any differences o) thanks again
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