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10 Nov 3.48.405.1 - Installing Honeycomb on your Flyer - the complete guide


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You know what's weird? I tried to flash the boot image thru dd in recovery and it didn't seem to play.

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Maybe the lack of s-off (not the same as the official bootloader unlocking i am afraid). I don't know the revolutionary team but if you know them you can send them the new hboot ?

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Thanks , you are correct no SD card , I just inserted one and complete zip flashing. It completed ok , I reboot the tablet and it got stuck on white HTC screen ... :-(

Any ideas how to troubleshoot it now ?

David

Did you wipe data and cache in recovery?

Regards,

Dave

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Hi Paul, Please how do you flash the radios and stuff (.img files)?

Thanks,

Munachi.

Read Pauls first Post in this thread - via fastboot.

Did you wipe data and cache in recovery?

Regards,

Dave

First Post in this thread #18 - in recovery

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Paul, what we can try is to build a signed pg41img.zip with all the 2.23 parts except the hboot and for the hboot we take a backup of the revolutionary hboot (version is higher than the stock one) ?

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Stuck at Step 12. How does one push the new HBOOT to the device? Please Please Please help!!!

I'm on a PC.

Thanks,

Munachi

You should be in recovery (NOT in bootloader or fastboot) and enter the the adb commands exactly as: adb push stock-hc-flyer-hboot_1.11.0006.nb0 / && adb shell dd if=/stock-hc-flyer-hboot_1.11.0006.nb0 of=/dev/block/mmcblk0p18

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You should be in recovery (NOT in bootloader or fastboot) and enter the the adb commands exactly as: adb push stock-hc-flyer-hboot_1.11.0006.nb0 / && adb shell dd if=/stock-hc-flyer-hboot_1.11.0006.nb0 of=/dev/block/mmcblk0p18

Many thanks amf14.

Would this entry be made on pc in command prompt?

Sorry for the 'silly' questions.

Thanks.

Munachi.

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Just a heads up that I tried to roll back to GB, and got the same:

Paul-OBriens-iMac:GB paul$ fastboot flash zip rom.zip
sending 'zip' (470947 KB)... OKAY
writing 'zip'... INFOzip header checking...
INFOzip info parsing...
FAILED (remote: 99 unknown fail)[/code]

So it looks as though, at the moment, rolling back isn't possible!

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So we have to wait s-off from revolutionary team...

Have you tried GB with the new hboot ?

Yeah, predictably it doesn't work.

The other issue is if we get a S-OFF version of the new hboot, we probably don't have a way to flash it!

P

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9.Flash your device's radio with the Honeycomb radio with the fastboot command 'fastboot flash radio stock-hc-flyer-radio.img'

Sorry, where should I put the file 'radio stock-hc-flyer-radio.img' on the PC?

The same location as the "adb tools" does?

Thank you.

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9.Flash your device's radio with the Honeycomb radio with the fastboot command 'fastboot flash radio stock-hc-flyer-radio.img'

Sorry, where should I put the file 'radio stock-hc-flyer-radio.img' on the PC?

The same location as the "adb tools" does?

Thank you.

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Same question from me.. Any help would be appreciated :)

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If you don't know this maybe you should read a lot about flashing custom roms on android devices before trying this guide. It's very easy to go wrong and then your Flyer would be destroyed.

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BUMP* After running the "fastboot flash radio stock-hc-flyer-radio.img" command it just hangs and says "< waiting for device >"

Any ideas?

BTW the "Android USB Driver" is installed - flyer appears as "Android ADB Interface"... also i am in the screen that says "Fastboot USB" after running "adb reboot bootloader" ... and yes it says "-Revolutionary- FLYER PVT SHIP S-OFF RL" at the top

Thanks

Kris

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Hey Paul..appreciate your hard work mate :-)

Will you ne releasing an MCR with Gingerbread for us who didn't make the jump to Honeycomb? :-)

Am sorry if thats much to ask,I know you're a busy man

Thanks

Sent from my 7" slab with a tab

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worked like a charm and I have HC.

I did however did 17 and 18 in reverse, first I wiped and then I installed and nt as described in the list.

why would I wipe after I installed?

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