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Going to start cooking CM13 for Z970

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by bfldworker, Jan 29, 2016.

  1. Masterchief87

    Masterchief87 Android Expert

    I am sceptical as well. It just seems like if he had cm13 booting he wouldn't have a problem putting up a pre-alpha test build for people to troubleshoot or posting links to the device tree, kernel source, and vendor files so other people would be able to help on the development end of things. I'm not calling anyone a liar here just voicing my scepticism.
     


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  2. hroark13

    hroark13 Android Expert
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    yeah, I am not calling anyone a liar either, I am just skeptical, or maybe my understanding of "booting" means something very different to him

    he may be referring to his Android Build system is finally booting Linux, but not running stable, and did not mean the actual phone booting with Android 6.0

    When I say booting, I mean the actual phone is booting to the Android home screen, and if it is not booting all the way, or just keeps restarting, it is not considered booted

    Anyway, making a working tree, getting it to build, making the necessary changes to the kernel, and getting the phone to boot, is a major accomplishment, and if he actually accomplished this, I think he would have been a little more excited about it no matter how unstable it was running
     
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  3. dubtee

    dubtee Well-Known Member

    This guy's bulls+85 no 6.0 for zmax buy a new phone if u want marshmallow he's fake, all talk no results... Dude post an alfa, beta exe if not go away
     
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  4. tj7980

    tj7980 Lurker

    Say it aint so... I felt this way for awhile. If it is family issues for the whole ill post in the morning to now 3 or 4 days later nothing. Okay i understand. Do your thing. Dont just Huodini and say nothing. We shall see. Im done gn
     
  5. spee413

    spee413 Newbie

    Can you post a status on what you're currently working on or needing help with @bfldworker . It seems like people are ready to assist you, but we need some direction. Thanks for everything you have tried doing.
     
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  6. phenomx4

    phenomx4 Android Expert
    Recognized Developer

    But it is actually booting. The reason I never posted it was because what's the point if the main reason for having a phone (service) is non functional and besides that it just isn't stable enough for everyday use even for a WiFi only setup.
     
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  7. Blu8

    Blu8 Android Expert

    Don't post the build, link to the device tree, kernel source and vendor files. People are willing to help.
     
  8. hroark13

    hroark13 Android Expert
    Recognized Developer

    hey phenomx4, I was not talking about you, I was talking about the OP of this thread bfldworker, and I dont think he has been working with you

    phenomx4 I would not doubt you if you ever said you have a rom booting, I know what you are capable of
     
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  9. bfldworker

    bfldworker Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I have been getting a secure boot error 1003 everytime I boot. Can't figure it out.

    As for your skepticism, I don't blame you. I am not a seasoned DEV,came the last time I cooked a ROM was in 2011-2012.

    I would know where to start with posting source code, dev tree , the kernel source or vendor files.

    As for not posting a Alpha, it's pointless to post anything when I can't get this shit biscuit to completely boot.

    I won't lie, I am in over my head with this. Between that and the fact I have no free time to do anything but work and take care of my father, I have almost zero time to devote to this.
     
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  10. bfldworker

    bfldworker Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    An honest I think it has to do with the locked boot loader.
     
  11. devilschild26

    devilschild26 Android Expert

    Well @hroark13 got the cm 13 booting seems to run smoothly by the video he provided so both devices have a booted cm 13 now its time for the devs pin point the ril deal
     
  12. tj7980

    tj7980 Lurker

    Family first i say. Looks like its all working out anyway. Good luck
     
  13. bfldworker

    bfldworker Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I am not a dev by any stretch of the imagination. I am someone who got fed up waiting and someone who owns a ZMAX that is utterly baffled by the fact we have a piece of hardware that can run Marshmallow without breaking a sweat. So if a seasoned DEV wants to run with this, then by all means they are welcome to it. All I can do is figure out where I fraked up and go from there.
     
  14. hroark13

    hroark13 Android Expert
    Recognized Developer

    did not mean to be so hard on you, I was just trying to figure out how far you got, and if you needed help or to be pushed in the right direction
     
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  15. bfldworker

    bfldworker Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I don't know what's going to be going on. I haven't done anything with it for a few days due to 14 hour days at work recently. When I get home I will see where I am at and fill you in.
     

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