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Making ICS ROM For Connect/Esteem (Read it!)

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by SecretFlamez, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. Tokenpoke

    Tokenpoke Android Expert

    Um, why wait?
    If you are almost done release ASAP and kill the naysayers while satisfying the masses!

    The thankyous will roll right in!

    Dam, now I got "the money will roll right in" stuck in my head.
     

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  2. savtattoo

    savtattoo Well-Known Member

    I for one am cool with the file size! I'd like to download it & try it out before you change it to JB, then after you do the extra tweaks to it have that one to. That way we'd get 2 slightly different
    rom /themes....
    Anyway, that's just my 2cents, either way looking forward to checking it out!
     
  3. Ozzieoh

    Ozzieoh Well-Known Member

    Hmmmmmmmmmnnnnn
     
  4. pcgamer

    pcgamer Android Enthusiast

    Is it possible for you to release both?
     
  5. PlayfulGod

    PlayfulGod Extreme Android User

    Why is it these 'woodwork themers' never use testers from the forums they posting on???

    And yes why not just do both??? And why not just release it as a theme???
     
  6. tripdoc79

    tripdoc79 Android Enthusiast

    Been reading along this thread.. as the ICS jumped out at me, and me planning on purchasing this phone, wanted to know how this was coming along, from everything ive read, this is a cooked rom, not ICS, however, When i first posted on the Opt M forum that i was going to try to build an AOSP ICS rom on Nov 21st 2011, i said int he post i would try to have it up in a couple days. This was my absolute first attempt at compiling anything android, except apps.. i took the learn to program apps route first.. Now a couple days in my ignorance was a joke, but i did have a booting beta up in about 4 weeks.. I also had alot of help from alot of devs, including PlayfulGod and many others, and greatly appreciated their help, and i welcomed their help being a newcomer, and it got me very far int he process. Since then i havent had the time to continue my efforts until recently, almost a year later.. but most oft he problems with building ICS for a GB phone is not in the ROM, its in the Kernel. now there is LG ICS kernel source released, hope has again become a reality. All im saying with this is that yes it is possible to have a beta of ICS up in a few weeks. However, this is unfortionately a cooked rom.. and straight forward answers from the beginning would have aleviated alot of criticism.
     
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  7. PlayfulGod

    PlayfulGod Extreme Android User

    I been saying that to all the 'out-of-the-woodwork devs' that have been popping up lately and none seem to frigging listen or get it. ;)

    Also I dont get why so many are just theming existing ROMs and releasing them as a new ROM instead of just doing it as a theme. ;)
     
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  8. vodkashots52

    vodkashots52 Newbie

    When is this ics rom coming out??? Tired of waiting..
     
  9. PlayfulGod

    PlayfulGod Extreme Android User

    my guess, not happening, this is the usually the ending when sum1 pops up out of the blue making claims of doing something with no background or history in the android community.

    Now he still might come thru, but I wouldnt hold my breathe. ;)
     
  10. juanp2k3

    juanp2k3 Newbie

    Where's my ICS mr Flamez!? I need you to send me the rom, "in secret"...
     
  11. tonylc74

    tonylc74 Android Enthusiast

  12. jeffzz421

    jeffzz421 Well-Known Member

    Dude never knew what he was doing really anyways. Just wait for the plague to get the bugs worked out....thats what im doing....thats gonna be the best rom for this phone.
     
  13. hYpHyPuRpLe

    hYpHyPuRpLe Android Enthusiast

    Or CM9 when it comes out :D
     
  14. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Extreme Android User

    oh look its that guy i banned from the irc.. i should come to this forum more often >.>
     
  15. old_member

    old_member Guest

    Yeah , He won't do anything good , I want to learn how to make a ROM , can I get lessons by someone?

    -Mike from Verizon Wireless at Peabody , MA
    "Free replacements for a limited time only , See online for more details"
     
  16. iiBatmanSwavy

    iiBatmanSwavy Member

    this dude said it was going to be done in a week or two.. now two months. and still nothing.. wow... thankx for ruining my hopes bud.
     
  17. old_member

    old_member Guest

    Lol People Dont Lie , Thats bad TSK TSK TSK
    DUN DUN DUN I WILL HAUNT YOUR DREAMS WITH A MILLION DEATHSSS
    FOR NOT MAKING ICS!!!!!! HAHAAHAHA!

    Just kiddin
     
  18. unicyclist

    unicyclist Well-Known Member

    I have to admit, I got excited when I saw the OP. Then I started reading. The OP is a newcomer, and while it is possible that he might be some kind of Android genius, his timeframe was nearly impossible.
    That was yesterday. No activity from OP since July 30th.

    Flamez, I'm not trying to put you down here, but you're not instilling much confidence in us. You say you're porting a ROM, yet you don't understand how to flash a ROM or a theme, and you can't figure out how to find the instructions to do either of these. For me, just learning how to root, and flash a ROM &/or theme took ALOT of trial and error. I only (barely) learned how to do any of this by asking a heck of alot of noob questions. (Thanks PlayfulGod, Tokenpoke, & Gbiggie) I would not even CONSIDER porting a ROM.
     
  19. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood

    Guys, this isn't happening. Just move on :)
     
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  20. old_member

    old_member Guest

    Wish people actually had a heart not to lie , Like my dad XD , But hes old now so .....
     
  21. Vyrus69

    Vyrus69 Android Enthusiast

    If someone wants to point PG over here or someone who knows how to dev...

    The LG Viper on sprint is the sister phone to the Connect, identical in almost every aspect except for the antenna frequencies, and LG has released on their open source site the ICS update to that phone.

    Open Source Main Just search for the LS840 and you'll see it on the next page. It just has to be compiled in Android SDK and tweaked to work on our phone.

    I don't know how to build ROMs but this can EASILY, we should be easy enough to hopefully port over to the Connect for anyone who would like the challenge.
     
  22. PlayfulGod

    PlayfulGod Extreme Android User

    Easily my ass, I have yet to get LG's Android patches to compile for any of the LG's I've worked on.

    Also they are other differences in the Viper, like its partitions are different, hardware wise, yes about the same.

    Now if/when the viper gets the ota, rooted n then partition dumps obtained, then maybe it can be ported over... that is if the bootloader gets unlocked or bypassed, which will prolly be locked on ics.

    And matter of fact I have had that src for a few days, the kernel wont even compile with their defconfig. ;)
     
  23. LDrifta

    LDrifta No Stranger 2 Danger

    if anything!!! esteem gets ics first!!! we been waiting wayyyyy longer LOL

    ahhhh man that was funny to me... jus sayin ;)
     
  24. Vyrus69

    Vyrus69 Android Enthusiast

    Ah gotcha, yea I just read up on some people trying to compile it but it would only compile on Linux not on Windows...well hey it was worth a shot throwing this out there cause I didn't see anyone post anything about it on here.
     
  25. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Extreme Android User

    since when can you compile a linux kernel in windows?

    yea yea yea, we all know how your LG kernel building usually works ;)

    edit: www.shabbypenguin.com/OUDstuff/LG/random/zImage for anyoen that wants that viper ICS kernel :p
     
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