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How to /dump/ the ROM image ?

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la rom fonctionne impec manque juste une chose un detail mais pour etre parfaite je n'ai pas le splash screen orange peut il etre rajouté à la main ou faut refaire un update entier?

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vu que je renvoie le tel a orange le splash c'est mieu mais si je peut le mettre moi meme si ce n'est qu'un fichier sa ne me derange pas de le faire^^

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la rom fonctionne impec manque juste une chose un detail mais pour etre parfaite je n'ai pas le splash screen orange peut il etre rajouté à la main ou faut refaire un update entier?

PM if you wnt to talk french :)

and yes, the new update.zip is on the way ;)

Edited by moodi
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sorry :)

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wifi don't work any idea?

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Please talk about the dumping and building of the ROM. Not about if it's working or not.

To speak about that just create a new topic "OrangeFR Stock ROM" here or maybe it's better on a french forum (like frandroid). :rolleyes:

Cool Moodi you managed to make it, congrats ! :D

EDIT: If you have problems with this ROM, it doesn't matter because the phone goes to the SAV... (and it goes there because the phone is broken)

Edited by Minishlink
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Install busybox to /data/local then tar the /system directory to a file on the SD card.

P

How do you install busybox on an unrooted device? As far as I understood you need root for that :/

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Nope. You can write in /data/local. :rolleyes:

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i'm working on it...

hi im interested to use my own stock rom as well, is there any site with guide?

thx

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Install busybox to /data/local then tar the /system directory to a file on the SD card.

P

Maybe someone could post a link to a detailed description of how to install busybox on a unrooted HTC Desire? I've tried copying busybox to /data/local based on this how-to, but it complains about lacking permissions. Thanks in advance!

EDIT: Never mind, I've finally managed it :rolleyes:

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easy, just extract any customed rom from Paul thread, and adb push the busybox to the /data/local

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Install busybox to /data/local then tar the /system directory to a file on the SD card.

P

I am in the same situation, I need to dump O2 Czech ROM before rooting my phone. I am quite new into android but I have few years of experience with linux. Well, frankly I have stucked in the first step, installing busybox into /data/local. Every article about that said I need rooted phone. Could you give me some hints please? And some list of points what is required and what to do will be really helpful :) (just basics, I will try to find information about that elsewhere :)

Thanks a lot

EDIT: sorry, I miss the last post (it has been sent when I was writting mine:)

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a detailed tutorial would be great.

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I have made the tar of /system directory, copied it to my pc and untar it. I am not sure if I should create update-zip or img file. What is the next step?

The tar exit with this error, but as I understand, it happened because of nonexisting files.

tar: error exit delayed from previous errors

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PLs in detail, how to dump our firmwares ? not soo easy when you dont know how...specially us linux noobs :rolleyes:

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1) Install Android SDK or simply adb

2) Download busybox for Android

3) Launch Windows console (cmd) and go to the directory where busybox is with the "cd path/to/the/file" command.

4) "adb devices" <- Is your device detected ? If not, install HTC Sync // Of course, before you have to plug your device in... (Sync mode I guess)

5) "adb push busybox /data/local/busybox

6) "adb shell"

7) "cd /sdcard/"

8) "chmod 755 /data/local/busybox" (something like that)

9) "/data/local/busybox tar cvf dump.tar /system"

10) When it's finished, you will have a normal error like 'tar: error exit delayed from previous errors'.

11) Follow the part of this guide which allow you to make an update-signed.zip.

:rolleyes:

Edited by Minishlink
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Thank you Minishlink.

I am already on the number 12, just to be sure: I don't need anything more from the phone at this point. I was little bit confused byt the image creation discussion in start of this topic. Building the update.zip seems quite easy, is this script enough?

show_progress 0.1 0
copy_dir PACKAGE:system SYSTEM:
set_perm_recursive 0 0 0755 0644 SYSTEM:app
show_progress 0.1 10
[/codebox]

And last question, after building the update zip is there any way to confirm if it is working, for example emulator in android tools?

Thank you

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I guess it's enough, but I'm not sure at all. (I didn't make the update-signed.zip, just the dump)

If you want to test, you have to use it on your own device... :rolleyes: (but another time: I guess)

Don't ask me if it can brick your device, I really don't know. ^^'

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I guess it's enough, but I'm not sure at all. (I didn't make the update-signed.zip, just the dump)

If you want to test, you have to use it on your own device... :rolleyes: (but another time: I guess)

Don't ask me if it can brick your device, I really don't know. ^^'

And after that you flashed the rom and did the root process? I am just little bit afraid of voiding the warranty, I expect for the same reason you wanted backup the ROM.

I would be delighted if someone experienced confirm that it is enought.

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After that I generic'ified my Desire.

I did the dump because of warranty reasons, yes. :rolleyes:

Edited by Minishlink
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After that I generic'ified my Desire.

I did the deump because of warranty reasons, yes. :rolleyes:

so u tested this method to flash back your original desire rom without any problems?

btw, u having 0.75 or 0.80 hboot?

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No no, I just said that when I received my Desire, I dumped the system partition and then I generic'ified my device. That's all. I didn't test my dump.

Don't know which hboot I have.

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No no, I just said that when I received my Desire, I dumped the system partition and then I generic'ified my device. That's all. I didn't test my dump.

Don't know which hboot I have.

icic, thx

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