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[Tool][Linux] ZTE Porting Tool [Update: v5.0 - 29.07.12]


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ZTE Porting Tool

Easy ROM Porting for everyone

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What the hell is this?

The ZTE Porting Tool is a tool that makes it easy

to port ROMs between ZTE Devices (currently only ZTE Skate <-> ZTE Blade)

Easy, Fast and Simple to use.

What do I have to do?

With this script, you just have to obtain the ROM you want to port.

This Tool automatically downloads the ROM you need as base and unzips it.

Just follow the instructions.

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Supported Devices

-> ZTE Blade

-> ZTE Skate

Devices, you can port from...

-> ZTE Blade

-> ZTE Crescent

-> Other devices with armv6 chip

-> HDPI recommend

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Install Instructions

(Tested on Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows with Cygwin)

Read the readme inside the tool!

Important Notice

<<First start the tool, then extract the ROM you want to port.>>

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Download

DOWNLOAD NOW

Planing to release your Port?

Everyone ist allowed to puplish a Port you did with that Tool, aslong as he gives Credits to...

  • The original Developer of the ROM you ported
  • The Developer of the ROM(s) this tool uses as base (tilal6991 [CM7 Skate], C3C0 [2.3.5 Skate], CyanogenmodTeam [CM7 Blade]
  • Me (tongue.png)

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Old Screenies

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...Sorry for the mouse inside the Screens!

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Changelog:

Look here

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Tips and Tricks

Some basic tips about porting that may help you fixing stuff in your Port

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So we can port 2.3.5. and 2.3.7 roms, correct?

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Correct. :P

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Wow, cool!

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cheers man. will definitely have a look in into this when i have some time

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I'm going to give it a go when I've finished downloading from a site that virgin have already blocked on windows.

What kernel does it use?

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It depends on which ROM you use as base...

The tool changes the whole boot.img, so, if you port a 2.3.5 ROM it uses the Stock Kernel.

I'll add some tips on how to get things working after porting in post #3 later... ;)

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Can anyone do a tutorial please?(youtube)

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Is it too hard to get??

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no but i don't undersand!

i have a Blade ROM.

extract in blade/base/or port_rom???if i have Skate device.

and i don't have own_rom folder

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Now it's time for someone to do the magic and port the best Blade rom for our Skates! :P :)

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Now it's time for someone to do the magic and port the best Blade rom for our Skates! :P :)

thanks man :(

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no but i don't undersand!

i have a Blade ROM.

extract in blade/base/or port_rom???if i have Skate device.

and i don't have own_rom folder

Ah...

If you have a Skate, put the Blade ROM into Skate/port_rom.

Let the base_rom folder as it is.

And read the readme first, there's an importanant note!

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I have no luck wth this so far, it just keeps creating a zip with a boot.img and a system placeholder

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Did you first start the tool, then extract the ROM you want to port to Skate/port_rom and finally continue?

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hello all

sorry fom my english

i don't have any experience but i would try :

i have an original rom from a zte blade s which support eap-sim protocol. If i port this rom into a zte skate, could eap sim protocol be enabled in skate rom?

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Did you first start the tool, then extract the ROM you want to port to Skate/port_rom and finally continue?

I guess this is the right way to go about doing it?

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Yes

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Yes

I think you should make a video guide.

I get different responses every time from terminal.

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And I have to download skatie wverytime I do it.

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Yeah you're right...

muhahahaah will have a look at this, as I have to study for a maths test -_-

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Yeah you're right...

muhahahaah will have a look at this, as I have to study for a maths test -_-

Lol, I've got about six exams this month -_-

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hi

i want to port this blade rom : free_romT2 to a zte skate phone

what i have done

1) i installed cygwin : ok

2) i extract the portingtool archive to Cygwin/home/your_user_name : ok

3) i start Cygwin, then type "cd portingtool", then type "./portingtool.sh" (if you type only ./portingtool it doesnt work) : ok

then in cygwin

i choose 1 - portingtools

b - zte skate

a - continue

a - android 2.3.5

i unzipped free_romT2 to \portingtool\Skate\port_rom\

and now i have to download the zte skate 2.3.5 rom (skatie rom) i don't understand why have i to download a skate rom

i download it : ok

then i choose in cygwin

a- continue

and then "Your zip is here: /Skate/port_rom/port.zip Just flash the zip in a Recovery"

but it seem to be a porting of skatie rom not porting blade rom ???

Can you take a look at \portingtool\Blade and \portingtool\Skate

in \portingtool\blade there is 3 files "download_2.3.5~", "extract_files_2.3.5~" and "first_step_2.3.5~"

but no file in \portingtool\Skate

thanks

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Hi.

Why do you think, that its a Skatie Port?

I used the ROM Skatie by C3C0 as the 2.3.5 base_rom.

It should be definitly the "free_romT2" port.

Have you already flashed it?

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