More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
Speed Up Android Installs on the Vogue with BSG
Good news for users of Vogue, Kaiser, and Polaris users who are constantly updating their Android roms. XDA member l1q1d has recently come up with a boot script generator. In case you are not familiar with this, in order to install or update a build for the Android port for these devices, you must go through a special loader which runs with HaReT (normally accessed by pressing the “Enter” button on the device). This brings up a set of commands, such as “install system”, “update system”, and “clear data”. This is necessary whether the OS is being installed via SD card or directly in NAND, and it takes a little while to get the system “ready” for the first run. By using this tool, all the aforementioned can be avoided, saving you quite a bit of time in the process.
Hi to all, i made a python program that help user to install/update the system.
With this program you can stop using the android boot menu, you can put all in the script.
I compile the latest dzo kernel with a modded initrd.
No more press d-pad or volume up
No more install procedure
cross platform and only python is needed
While this application is not complex to use, some knowledge regarding this port is highly recommended. The dev has even placed a few links to useful threads for a quick read.
You can find more information in the application thread.
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