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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Junkyarddog269, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. Junkyarddog269

    Thread Starter

    Any chance of someone working on a kit kat ROM. I hear it requires less resources to run than jb there is even a ROM for optimus v which has less space and memory than the elite. Just wondering.
     


  2. phenomx4

    phenomx4 Android Expert
    Recognized Developer

    I am going for kitkat soon. Just need to fix some things in jb.
     
  3. Junkyarddog269

    Thread Starter

    Cool I will be watching for it thank you
    BTW currently running your aokp jb ROM and love it.
     
  4. jose0V

    jose0V Member

    Im looking forward for kitkat Elite aswell :D
     
  5. Kasenomateru

    Kasenomateru Android Enthusiast

    Damn I might be switching to the Optimus f3 because my elite has been acting weird every since I flashed CM10 and AOKP but I will try kit kat when ever you release it. You did an amazing job with CM10 too keep up with the great ROMS
     
  6. phenomx4

    phenomx4 Android Expert
    Recognized Developer

    I was able to get kitkat to compile successfully but I think two things may be in our way.

    1. We need a new recovery to flash kitkat. I didn't make one yet so I don't know if kitkat will even boot.

    2. Kitkat may be too huge to fit in our system partition so we have to somehow repartition or I'll have to trim somethings out.
     
  7. starkraving

    starkraving Android Expert

    We may have to repartition and or trim it and almost all gapps are market installable so that'll help.
     
  8. HaTrEd360

    HaTrEd360 Android Expert

    Make a custom gapps that installs to data
     
  9. Junkyarddog269

    Thread Starter

    I know I seen a post on AC that there is a working but not fully functional ROM for the optimism v . not sure what they had to do to flash there's . It may also be on this forum but haven't looked.
     
  10. phenomx4

    phenomx4 Android Expert
    Recognized Developer

    Made the recovery needed to flash the rom but it doesn't boot and is stuck at LG logo and unable to get a logcat. Measured the space left we would have after flashing in /system which is 75.3MB.
     
  11. Kasenomateru

    Kasenomateru Android Enthusiast

    Back to the drawing board I assume?
     
  12. Junkyarddog269

    Thread Starter

    Is there advantages with kitkat over jb my interest in it was the impression it required less resources sounds as if I may have been wrong
     
  13. starkraving

    starkraving Android Expert

    Its larger in size but has less of a memory footprint. There's 2 framework and systemui folders....it actually runs better for me on my nexus than 4.3 did.
     
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  14. Junkyarddog269

    Thread Starter

    Some day I'll learn how to make ROMs always wanted to learn how to
     
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  15. phenomx4

    phenomx4 Android Expert
    Recognized Developer

    I'll try cm11 today. It could be something wrong with aokp source. Hopefully it'll work.
     
  16. gypsyr0ad

    gypsyr0ad Newbie

    love the AOKP, juts somehow lost root, but everything else works great.

    Reluctant to start over because I have zero issues other than no root.

    The way I see it, if the phone bricks on its own, i can just do the unbrick method, which I would do right now and start over to regain root, and only need root for backups, so currently I am good.

    But, I so wanna start over with the COM10, but AOKP is working great, no root :(

    Oh yah, I am using the cell for wifi only, it appears the wifi shuts down some time after the cell is left inactive, but its not as if ppl call me anyway, I just unclick the wifi blue on thing in the notifications bar and reclick and it reconnects.
     
  17. Dark One

    Dark One Android Expert

    If you click on wifi in the settings, press the menu button, then advanced, there's a setting to keep wifi on all the time.
     
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  18. LowEndGeek

    LowEndGeek Android Expert

    Just took a look at the optimus v forum. They have kitkat booting lol
     
  19. Junkyarddog269

    Thread Starter

    yeah that is why I started this thread . I figured if the v could run it so could the elite
     
  20. LowEndGeek

    LowEndGeek Android Expert

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    Here you go lol
     
  21. Junkyarddog269

    Thread Starter

  22. LowEndGeek

    LowEndGeek Android Expert

    lol it's my slimbean rom with a kitkat theme
     
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  23. Junkyarddog269

    Thread Starter

    Lol if I ever get another PC I'll try making roms
     
  24. LowEndGeek

    LowEndGeek Android Expert

    i'll help if i can, but i'm not a developer like phenom i'm just a porter
     
  25. Junkyarddog269

    Thread Starter

    Me either just a want to be and to much time on my hands
     

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The LG Optimus Elite release date was May 2012. Features and Specs include a 3.5" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, Snapdragon S2 processor, and 1520mAh battery.

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