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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Hal_Chase, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. Hal_Chase

    Hal_Chase Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Hi,
    noob to rooting but getting ready to flash my dog slow Vodafone ICS...

    Will the latest version of Revolutionary S-OFF work with ICS?

    I read that it didn't used to and can't find any info that says it will work for sure :thinking:
     



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  2. Rusty

    Rusty Android Expert

    No it doesn't, but you can still use the HTC Dev unlocking process to tide you over.
     
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  3. Hal_Chase

    Hal_Chase Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter


    Excellent, thanks for the tip ;)
     
  4. Hal_Chase

    Hal_Chase Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Sorry to bug you again but does the HTC Dev process get S-OFF?
     
  5. Rusty

    Rusty Android Expert

    No, just unlocks the bootloader.

    So you can still flash stuff, but not change CID (and some other stuff I suspect).
     
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  6. Hal_Chase

    Hal_Chase Well-Known Member
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    Ok, would that explain when I tried to install ClockworkMod Recovery, (Bootloader says unlocked) but PG58IMG.zip says parsing file, then 'no image or wrong image' ? :thinking:
     
  7. Rusty

    Rusty Android Expert

    Instead of using the PB58IMG, just extract the .img file from the zip and use fastboot. That will work (cos I did it yesterday) and it's quicker all round anyway :D
     
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  8. Hal_Chase

    Hal_Chase Well-Known Member
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    Maybe I'm being a dumbass but I can't see a .img in there, this is what's in the zipfile:

    | PG58IMG.zip
    |
    +---etc
    | recovery.fstab
    |
    +---META-INF
    | | CERT.RSA
    | | CERT.SF
    | | MANIFEST.MF
    | |
    | \---com
    | \---google
    | \---android
    | update-binary
    | updater-script
    |
    +---res
    | | keys
    | |
    | \---images
    | icon_clockwork.png
    | icon_error.png
    | icon_firmware_error.png
    | icon_firmware_install.png
    | icon_installing.png
    | icon_installing_overlay01.png
    | icon_installing_overlay02.png
    | icon_installing_overlay03.png
    | icon_installing_overlay04.png
    | icon_installing_overlay05.png
    | icon_installing_overlay06.png
    | icon_installing_overlay07.png
    | indeterminate01.png
    | indeterminate02.png
    | indeterminate03.png
    | indeterminate04.png
    | indeterminate05.png
    | indeterminate06.png
    | progress_empty.png
    | progress_fill.png
    |
    \---sbin
    adbd
    choice_fn
    detect_key
    e2fsck
    fix_permissions
    htcbatt
    killrecovery.sh
    mke2fs
    nandroid-md5.sh
    offmode_charging
    parted
    power_test
    recovery
    sdparted
    tune2fs
     
  9. Rusty

    Rusty Android Expert

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  10. Hal_Chase

    Hal_Chase Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Nope, its not having it....in bootloader mode it starts to read the files then just stops, doesn't get as far as asking me if I want to update.

    What am I doing wrong?
     
  11. Rusty

    Rusty Android Expert

    You're doing fastboot wrong by the sounds of it ;)

    You don't put the .img file on your SD card, you flash it via your PC with the fastboot command, like so:

    fastboot flash recovery recovery-clockwork-touch-5.8.0.9-pyramid.img

    You'll see a progress bar (very breifly) on your phones fastboot screen, then you're done.
     
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  12. Hal_Chase

    Hal_Chase Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    I'm a trier :p

    I was following this XDA guide:

    But I'll try the fastboot CLI method you suggested now ;)
     
  13. Hal_Chase

    Hal_Chase Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Rusty you are a star (and very patient :p), got a backup running now prior to permanently rooting with su-2.3.6.3-ef-signed.zip

    I have a stock Vodafone ICS ROM currently that I got as an OTA to the stock Vodafone Gingerbread that the phone came with, would you recommend i do a 'wipe cache partition' or 'wipe data/reset' before going for a custom ROM?

    (I'm intend to put on Virtuous Inquisition v4.0.1)
     
  14. Rusty

    Rusty Android Expert

    That guide is right for the PG58IMG.zip method, but since that doesn't work, it's CLI time :D

    Just wipe data/factory reset will be fine, cache clears itself when you change ROMs.
     
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  15. Hal_Chase

    Hal_Chase Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter


    Rusty, I owe you.....really appreciate all your help.....running new ROM now :D
     
  16. Rusty

    Rusty Android Expert

    Not a problem, that's what forums are for :)
     
  17. rodi1

    rodi1 Lurker

    Hello guys
    pls can u give me the steps to change my droid room too
    i also have a vodafone stupid room and now i can't connect to wifi

    Phone name : Htc Senation Z710e
    Android version : 4.0.3
    Software number : 3.32.162.11
    Baseband version : 11.96A.3504.00U_11.23.3504.07_M2

    pls help me
     
  18. scotty85

    scotty85 Extreme Android User

  19. matelt

    matelt Lurker

    Rusty, I registered on this forum just to thank you for that. You saved my n00b life!!

    Have a good day
     

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