1. Download our Official Android App: Forums for Android!

Root Evo Radio / Wimax / PRI / NV

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by AndroidSPCS, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. AndroidSPCS

    AndroidSPCS Android Expert
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    183
    Posts:
    3,222
    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2009

    Nov 12, 2009
    3,222
    478
    183
    geek
    USA
    Can someone explain this thread: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=715485

    It has the Radio / Wimax / PRI / NV

    I understand in concept that the radio is the 3G cellular antenna, and Wimax is 4G, and that you could have various versions that may differ in different ROMs, correct?

    What is PRI?

    And what is NV? Who do these things do?
     

    Advertisement

  2. exBBuser

    exBBuser Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    93
    Posts:
    921
    Joined:
    Jun 6, 2010

    Jun 6, 2010
    921
    123
    93
    Miami,FL
    They keep ur phone up to date,lol.

    They help to improve your signal reception,some people including myself have experienced faster download-upload speeds.

    By the way PRI means Primary Rate Interface Google it for more info,NV I can't remember.
     
    AARONONE and AndroidSPCS like this.
  3. wake69

    wake69 Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    213
    Posts:
    1,808
    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2010

    Jun 8, 2010
    1,808
    513
    213
    Security Engineer
    Georgia

    NV and PRI are the same thing and control data rates/bandwidth
     
  4. AndroidSPCS

    AndroidSPCS Android Expert
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    183
    Posts:
    3,222
    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2009

    Nov 12, 2009
    3,222
    478
    183
    geek
    USA
    Sorry, just trying to understand. If PRI and NV are they same thing why are they called different things?
     
    Drew5150 likes this.
  5. wake69

    wake69 Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    213
    Posts:
    1,808
    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2010

    Jun 8, 2010
    1,808
    513
    213
    Security Engineer
    Georgia
    if you look, they are both the same version, just different ways to flash
     
  6. nykbob

    nykbob Well-Known Member
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    16
    Posts:
    85
    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2010

    Jun 14, 2010
    85
    9
    16
    Chiropractor
    Georgia
    I guess the more important question is, should we flash the update with the combo listed as "EVO_Radio_2.15.00.09.01_WiMAX_26023_R01_PRI_1.77_0 03 - Includes latest Radio, WiMAX, PRI & NV" ?
    I flashed with the deodexed rooted 3.29.651.5, do I still need to update with the radio etc above?
    ...and can I easily flash these with ROM manager?
     
  7. wake69

    wake69 Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    213
    Posts:
    1,808
    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2010

    Jun 8, 2010
    1,808
    513
    213
    Security Engineer
    Georgia
    you are fine with what you flashed
     
  8. snovvman

    snovvman Well-Known Member
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    16
    Posts:
    84
    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2009

    Oct 21, 2009
    84
    9
    16
    Lot's of wrong information in previous posts.

    PRI is NOT Primary Rate Inferface when it comes to CDMA. Primary Rate is an ISDN/data communications term. The CDMA phone PRI has nothing to do with ISDN concepts.

    PRI actually stands for Product Release Instruction. They contain network settings for the radio.

    PRI and NV are not necessarily the same versions. One can flash NV to a newer version and it does not update the PRI.

    NV is typically "Non-Volatile" [memory]. In this case, they generally contain information like MEID/ESN/EVDO credentials, etc.
     
    ocnbrze, scudder, AARONONE and 3 others like this.
  9. Covert_Death

    Covert_Death Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    213
    Posts:
    2,091
    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2010

    Feb 2, 2010
    2,091
    665
    213
    Male
    ELP Engineer @ National Instruments
    Austin, TX
    NV is night vision and it is bad ass!

    nahh not really, the best source for this kinda info would be wiki i think, they have some good articles that explain what these terms are and what they really do to effect your phone
     
  10. wwian

    wwian Lurker
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    5
    Posts:
    8
    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2010

    Jun 2, 2010
    8
    0
    5
    And PRI is the Performance Racing Industry
     
Tags:

Share This Page

Loading...