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24/May r4 - HTC Legend rooting guide - Now with 1.31.x


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Guest Alexandre_Ds
r2 = release 2. r4 was a typo. :P

'Main Version Check Failed' - are you on a 1.32 version bBarou? It seems this only works for ROMs 1.31 or below!

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Since he is french and only one provider sells it. I guess he is like me. So 1.32 yeah.

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Guest KL君

Mine is rooted.

+1 wifi issued. :P

But I wanna correct two steps.

"using the optical trackball, navigate to the 'BOOTLOADER' and then 'RECOVERY' option on the menu"

For this step. Cannot use the trackball in legend, we still need to use the volume down.

"Select the 'wipe' option, then select the option to apply an update zip from sdcard, and select 'rootedupdate.zip'. "

In 'wipe' option, I can't see any option let me select a zip from sdcard. but 'recovery' level, I see a 'Flash zip from SDCard' option, select it that i can choose the rootupdate.zip to flash the machine.

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Guest Alexandre_Ds
I've replicated the wireless issue, fix coming up...

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So generous maybe rom 1.32 in the way too :-P. Thanks for your time btw.

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Guest zorbakun
Fix uploading (r3) for wireless issue. No 1.32 solution as yet...

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Excellent Paul, Thanks a million, you are a Legend :D

any chance to see App2sd and Arabic fonts for Legend?! :P

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Guest Alarde

Hello I have a problem...

sorry for my english Im spanish :P

When I stay on step 2, and I put my device in to recovery mode ( Terminal image and exclamation ), I go to windows an put in terminal step2_windows.bat, it do all but it said to me that one:

"""""""""""""""""""""""""

Legend Root Step 2

Pushing required files to device...

* daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 *

* daemon started successfully *

error: device not found

error: device not found

Pushing update file to device sdcard - this may take a few minute

error: device not found

error: device not found

Now wipe and apply rootedupdate.zip from the recovery image menu.

"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""

Allways the same.

auumm... I see now that I have the version on HBOOT 0.043.0001 But I read that in this version I can do that. Its posible? Or I am stupid? :S

Thank u very much.

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Guest zorbakun

@Alarde When you see the red exclamation mark, press volume up + power button that should send you to the recovery menu, then apply step2.bat, that's how it worked with me. Hope it helps :P

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Guest KL君

Paul, do you mind tell us how to package an own Rooted ROM? So many people like me live in Asia want the Rooted ROM support the Asian Language.

If this request makes you uncomfortable, ignore it please. :P

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Guest rodriguezstyle

Alarde the Goldcard was the Problem...

in my case.. i have Root my Legend Now with a new Goldcard... THANK YOU PAUL !!!

Important for you Alarde use the Goldcard methode in the first page not an other version !!!

OT:

APPS2SD works ??? if yes how ???

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Guest iziy
r3 now online including wifi fix.

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Thanks Paul can we with rooted phone start from recovery menu with running either 'recovery-windows.bat', './recovery-mac.sh' or './recovery-linux.sh'?

or all steps from beginning?

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Guest bBarou

Thank you zorbakun!

I've been trying to use recovery mode for sometimes but nowhere could I find this precise piece of info.

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Guest SimoxTa
@Alarde When you see the red exclamation mark, press volume up + power button that should send you to the recovery menu, then apply step2.bat, that's how it worked with me. Hope it helps :P

Lol i was completely skipping this step :| I'll try ASAP

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Guest jakontil
Mine is rooted.

+1 wifi issued. :P

But I wanna correct two steps.

"using the optical trackball, navigate to the 'BOOTLOADER' and then 'RECOVERY' option on the menu"

For this step. Cannot use the trackball in legend, we still need to use the volume down.

"Select the 'wipe' option, then select the option to apply an update zip from sdcard, and select 'rootedupdate.zip'. "

In 'wipe' option, I can't see any option let me select a zip from sdcard. but 'recovery' level, I see a 'Flash zip from SDCard' option, select it that i can choose the rootupdate.zip to flash the machine.

hi, do i need to move the rootedupdate.zip to sdcard?

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Guest jakontil
how do I know if I need a goldcard?

and if I don't need one, what steps do I need to skip or what do I need to do instead?

and - can I format the microSD using the desire, or do I have to use an external device?

my problem

Legend Root Step1

Erasing cache and rebooting in RUU mode...

<waiting for device>

erasing 'cache'...FAILED <remote: not allowed>

About to start flash...

sending 'zip' <121756 KB>... FAILED <status read failed <too many links>>

<waiting for device>

sending 'zip' <121756 KB>... FAILED <remote: not allowed>

Rebooting to bootloader...

rebooting into bootloader... FAILED <unknown status code>

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what could possibly wrong? and yeah i have entered the Fastboot mode

please some advice thanks....

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