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Root "Red Rage" Boot Animation

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ccousinsjr, Feb 25, 2010.

  1. ccousinsjr

    ccousinsjr Well-Known Member
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  2. Fabolous

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    Yeah, it's pretty nice.

    Just a warning, it'll eat up about 15MB of your phone internal memory :D
     
  3. droidpcguru

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    Awesome boot animation!

    I'm looking into changing it to blue to match my theme:).. however out of fairness to all the work hammo has put into it, I doubt I will share the blue version..
     
  4. brettlewis

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    I wonder if it loops nicely.
     
  5. shrink57

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    I also noticed the large size. It looks great but not worth 15mb of my limited memory. Played with it and went back to stock.
     
  6. andrew53517

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    So that is AWESOME! So do we save it as update.zip, then put in the root of the SD card. Boot into recovery and then click install.. allow update.zip installation and then Choose Install /sdcard/update.zip (deprecated)? Is that right? Sorry, I've never changed my boot image before! I'd like to see it..
     
  7. Needsdecaf

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    Wow, I never noticed that. Damn, why does it use so much internal memory?

    As cool and fun as it is, I also dumped Google Earth last night. I have it on my computer and never use it. I just use maps for everything. I would leave it on there, but it's not worth 25 megs of card space!
     
  8. defkorn

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    itll be called bootanimation.zip and you can adb push it to the phone, theres a thread somewhere on here about changing the boot animation. i dont remember the exact location it goes to. (data/local if i remember correctly. . .) update.zip would be for a new ROM if im not mistaken.

    does anyone have the verzion 0.4 or 0.5 .zip they can send me? i've been trying for a couple weeks to DL it from alldroid but I havent had any luck getting large files from that site. . .

    BTW - this does not require root to do
     
  9. eeraider

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    You know, its pretty funny. On my Windows phone, I would have been all over this since I had to reboot it at least every other day. With my droid, I never reboot it,(except for a new rom) so it really does not add a lot for me. It is nice looking however.
     
  10. stevonyc34

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    i have terminal emulator on my droid. can i use that to install bootanimation.zip?
     
  11. Needsdecaf

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    You can do it using root explorer.

    I don't remember off the top of my head, but if you look in the thread where you find the boot ani. there should be instructions of where to put the file. Root explorer is much easier. Just read the adb commands and look what it's doing, then do the same thing using root explorer.

    BTW, I just re-flashed the DroidMod 1.0 but this time I deleted /data (but left apps) and re-installed and re-metamorphed everything. My internal memory went from the mid 90's to 175. Whaaaat?!?!?!
     
  12. shrink57

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    I think you can use root explorer to copy the bootanimation.zip file to /system/media (mount r/w first) and you should be good to go.
     
  13. droidpcguru

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    It contains ~400 images:p, which makes it huge..

    I ran a batch script last night and turned them all to blue, but it failed-blank screen on the Droid:thinking:. I am going to try some different encoding/interlacing combinations to see if I can get it to work..
     
  14. andrew53517

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    EDIT: Scratch that post....

    I have it as my boot and LOVE IT! highly recommend it!
     
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    can somebody repost the bootanimation? the OP's link is dead
     
  16. inssane

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  18. inssane

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    Rename to bootanimation.zip
    Put on SD Root
    Terminal Emulator, enter:

    su

    mount -o remount,rw -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock3 /system

    dd if=/sdcard/bootanimation.zip of=/system/media/bootanimation.zip

    Reboot


    This worked like a dream for me.
     
  19. IxMRW0LFxI

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    So after doing that just restart the phone and it will work?
     
  20. inssane

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    It should.
     
  21. Fadelight

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    Whoa whoa whoa whoa... whoa, whoa whoa whoa whoa...

    Slow down there, cowboy. Boot animations don't even require root.


    Code (Text):
    1. adb push bootanimation.zip /data/local
    Or from the phone (assuming bootanimation.zip is in the root folder)
    Code (Text):
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    2. busybox cp -R /sdcard/bootanimation.zip /data/local
    Done.

    Your way is just WAY too involved.
     
  22. inssane

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    Does it make a difference so long as it works?
    It's two lines and a reboot in terminal emulator - yours is one line shorter.
     
  23. YankeeDudeL

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    I def love this animation. As I'm on CM (for now), I'm using the CM boot. Before that I was using the Droid Does one (another awesome ani).
     
  24. sbursik

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    Never mind....I was placing the file in /system/media not /data/local
     
  25. Fadelight

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    Well, then there is the problem of mounting mtdblock3 instead of mtdblock4 which is technically wrong. Not to mention the obvious part where moving it to /data/local bypasses any risk of screwing things up for people who don't know what they are doing. So yeah, it does matter. If it works for you, that's cool... but I like to try giving advice based on ways that don't risk screwing up phones rather than ways that do. But I guess that's just me. I've posted things in the past that were quite straight forward only to be bombarded with PMs like "I followed your directions and now I am stuck in boot loop!" because they missed a command line.
     

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