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[MOD] Dual Boot on the ZTE Skate [Updated - 09/08]

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What has to be changed in boot.img? Only this here in init.rc or is it more?


# mount mtd partitions

	# Mount /system rw first to give the filesystem a chance to save a checkpoint

	mount yaffs2 mtd@system /system

	mount yaffs2 mtd@system /system ro remount

	mount yaffs2 mtd@userdata /data nosuid nodev

	mount yaffs2 mtd@cache /cache nosuid nodev

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Posted · Report post

Nope. That's it.

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Posted · Report post

Hm strange, it bootloops. updater script is okay as the system files are in the ext3-partition.

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What is the error in logcat and what is the output of adb shell?

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logcat and adb shell both don't work.

error: device not found

The device isn't even listed with lsusb.

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So your problem must be with the way you are spliting and putting back together boot.img. What tool are you using?

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I use some perl scripts for unpacking, don't know who made them.

to repack i use mkbootimg.

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Try

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Thanks mate I'll try :)

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Posted · Report post

same result

I have posted the tool for modifying the boot.img

www.modaco.com/topic/356459-modtool-dual-boot-for-zte-blademodify-boot-tool-updated/page__st__20

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I use Link2SD on my NAND ROM so i made 4th partition on my SD (1FAT32-2EXT3-1EXT2 all Primary) and im getting bootloop...is not clear to me the 2nd EXT3 partition in guide is for Link2SD or is needed for SD ROM? is possible to use dualboot and Link2SD on ROMs or not?

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Make sure your link2sd partition is using the right side of the memory dictionaries. If that makes sense, so when you see the list of partitions it is at the bottom.

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i use EXT2 for Link2SD and it is the last partition on my SD in order as i type above FAT32 - EXT3 (that proly SD ROM installed cause is full) - EXT3 (Empty) - EXT2 (Link2SD)

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Link2sd is not supported in this guide yet since the link2sd script also needs to be modified to work. I'm working on adding support.

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Can anyone explain what to cpy where ?

I have to install Atomic and Mokee

Which to copy where in the two 250 MB partitions ?

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Can anyone explain what to cpy where ?

I have to install Atomic and Mokee

Which to copy where in the two 250 MB partitions ?

Don't copy anything anywhere. Just follow the guide.

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Don't copy anything anywhere. Just follow the guide.

Ok followed the guide.....lets see :)

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everything is very slow on CWM now.....even wipe data/factory reset

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Does not work........phone stuck on boot image......

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When i install second ROM (SD card one) it installs the first ROM by default.......strange

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Posted · Report post

And you've used CM10, yeah?

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Don't wipe data or factory reset.It erases the partition.If you want to install rom to NAND then wipe data and cache partition through mounts and storage menu in recovery.

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This is so complicated, why all these partition and scripts.

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This is so complicated, why all these partition and scripts.

The 2 partions are for sd rom /system and /data.

And the scripts are necessary to switch the rom

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