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Old July 20th, 2012, 02:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Finally took the plunge and unlocked my bootloader, flashed a kernel and now have root and cwm

Let the fun begin ha ha ha

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Old July 20th, 2012, 05:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yep did mine this week too, currently testing the on screen buttons mod just like the nexus, i'm kinda liking it
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Old July 20th, 2012, 05:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Sweet I'll have to have a look at that, cheers
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Old July 21st, 2012, 03:54 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Mine has the toggles for Internet etc when you pull the menu down.
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Old July 21st, 2012, 04:22 AM   #5 (permalink)
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same. got rooted yesterday, the phone did not me lol (dirty minded)
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Old July 21st, 2012, 04:42 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I now have my titanium backup pro running again, ah how I missed it lol, cwm via advanced stock ics kernel 11, and a couple of my old apps that needed root.

Ah happy days
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Old July 21st, 2012, 05:04 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I now have my titanium backup pro running again, ah how I missed it lol, cwm via advanced stock ics kernel 11, and a couple of my old apps that needed root.

Ah happy days
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clockwork is a recovery mod isn't it. might have to flash it as i will break the rom very soon
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Old July 21st, 2012, 05:39 AM   #8 (permalink)
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clockwork is a recovery mod isn't it. might have to flash it as i will break the rom very soon
Yep it's a recovery to make nandroid backups, if you rooted with a custom kernel then you probably have it.

To see our you have restart your phone and when you see the Sony logo just keep pressing volume up repeatedly and you should go into recovery
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Yep it's a recovery to make nandroid backups, if you rooted with a custom kernel then you probably have it.

To see our you have restart your phone and when you see the Sony logo just keep pressing volume up repeatedly and you should go into recovery
wow you're right. so this recovery is NOT a kernel and is not a "ROM" so if i do something wrong when flashing kernels/roms i can revert by going to my backup. right? that's if this backups kernel, rom and firmware
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It will backup your rom so you can restore back to a previous state if you stuff up but I'm not to sure about the kernel because cwm is part of the kernel
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Moved to all things root.
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It will backup your rom so you can restore back to a previous state if you stuff up but I'm not to sure about the kernel because cwm is part of the kernel
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what is CLOCKWORKMOD?

not sure but everyone says (on google) that is makes backup of kernel too. now i can try some more kernels, hopefully an overclocked kernel
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Old July 21st, 2012, 08:32 AM   #13 (permalink)
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what is CLOCKWORKMOD?

not sure but everyone says (on google) that is makes backup of kernel too. now i can try some more kernels, hopefully an overclocked kernel

Just read that, thanks, I new it made a complete system image backup but I just wasn't sure of the kernel.
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Try the XsX kernel, I'm on that, seems nice.
Not over clocked it, just under clocked.
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I tried that one last night and my battery drained really quickly so I flashed back to the advanced stock ics kernel
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I tried that one last night and my battery drained really quickly so I flashed back to the advanced stock ics kernel
i will give that kernel a try and report back my battery life
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Weird, best one I've tried so far
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Weird, best one I've tried so far
do you know if there is any kernel that can overclock atleast to 1.9 - 2.0 ghz

i just flashed that kernel and it doesn't have overclock
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Old July 22nd, 2012, 04:10 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Not a clue, I don't care for over clockin '
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I think maybe the xss speed kernel allows over clocking to about 1.67
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Old July 22nd, 2012, 10:14 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Just wanted to let you guys know that if you want to return to stock kernel just extract the kernel from your ftf with 7zip or winrar and flash it back in fastboot, and the best part is you retain root
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Old December 16th, 2012, 07:02 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Why would you want a stock kernel?
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Old January 8th, 2013, 12:33 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Oh dear I'm a bit late answering this one lol, some people like to root but still want everything stock.
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Ha just a little late, yeah.
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