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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by omgbossis21, Dec 24, 2012.

  1. omgbossis21

    omgbossis21 Android Enthusiast
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    Anybody know which radio we have, I remember reading before it may be the same as a s3's radio? Im trying something things to get cm10 working for us but radios are not a speciality of mine..
     



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  2. Gman9831

    Gman9831 I'm no Senior

    *Probably not what you were talking about
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  3. roachdogg28

    roachdogg28 Member

    I think you are on the right track; in the about phone info, the baseband is completely unknown...
    I tried flashing two radios so far. First was evo 4g lte - didnt install. Second was galaxy nexus - installed but changed nothing... still unknown. Im thinking it won't be as simple as flashing the baseband. I tried both of these directly on top of the cm10.

    edit:im doubting if the second installed at all. i tried it on the stock deodexed rom and baseband version did not change.
     
  4. Gman9831

    Gman9831 I'm no Senior

    Just look for radios from phones with an s4 chip
     
  5. omgbossis21

    omgbossis21 Android Enthusiast
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    Yes I will be attempting to flash radios however shabby is right we need a device tree setup. Tomorrow night I will be attempting it after I install Ubuntu on my main drive BC my second drive is faulty. I've never built a device tree but with the available files on github thanks to the 2nd unit recovery creator it may not be too bad. Perhaps I can even find a way to pull our radio so it can be flashed onto our cwm10.
     
  6. roachdogg28

    roachdogg28 Member

    That sounds like a winner; or a good start at least.
     
  7. quechon

    quechon Android Enthusiast

    I gonna attempt to build from source for this beast

    I remember i was trying to build cm for my m+ always with the help of shabby and playfulgod thanks by the way
     
  8. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Extreme Android User

    wow.. you guys are lucky you dont cause any actual hardware damage. radios are very very calculated software. flashing a different galaxy nexus radio on my galaxy nexus would cause me to never get signal again.
     
  9. omgbossis21

    omgbossis21 Android Enthusiast
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    Yes I have read it is very ill advised to flash other radio images as they are not stored in the cm backup and the only way to get it back is flash back with a the stock radio.....
     
  10. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Extreme Android User

    its more than that man. if i flashed a verizon or gsm radio on my sprint nexus due to the differences in frequencies it would physically destroy it. we had a bunch of people at the launch of teh phone who inadvertently flashed verizon radios (both cdma and LTE) and had to swap their devices as the radio partitions were restored to sprint but were damaged.


    that was teh same make and model of a phone just on a different carrier (thus different LTE freq's. flashing something like a samsung gnexus radio (OMAP 4460) or HTC Evo 4G (QSD8650) on your lg motion (MSM8960) is bound to be all sorts of issues. even if you knew where radio was located and instead of using a cwm flashable zip that is made for their device (and lets say flashing over your SBL3) and you stuck it where it was supposed to go, chances are youd still only do damage...
     
  11. omgbossis21

    omgbossis21 Android Enthusiast
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    Well I pulled the radio.img off our phone but seems were still headed in the wrong direction. We need somebody to setup a device tree and seems we have no one that came do that for us. Well I suppose we made it this far, this fast we can wait a little while longer.
     
  12. roachdogg28

    roachdogg28 Member

    Did you try to flash this radio over the cm10? Can you do that with an .img file? ive done advanced restore with .img's before, but not a straight zip flash.
     
  13. Ubercharrge

    Ubercharrge Android Enthusiast

    I don't know about this stuff, but if the different phone radios didn't flash & brick your phone, doesn't that mean the bootloader won't allow it and we can't change it until our phones ' bootloader is unlocked?
     
  14. omgbossis21

    omgbossis21 Android Enthusiast
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    The other radios were likely imcompantal to begin with. I pulled or radio image but it won't help BC our radio is still there, jellybean need to Kansas know the drivers for this phone.
     

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The LG Motion 4G release date was August 2012. Features and Specs include a 3.5" inch screen, 5MP camera, 1GB RAM, Snapdragon S4 Plus processor, and 1700mAh battery.

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