[Dev]A500/A501 JB(4.1) device building - v28

Android development for the Acer A500/A501

[Dev]A500/A501 JB(4.1) device building - v28

Postby thor2002ro » 13 Aug 2012, 13:49

Dev JB A500
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Developers:
  • me
  • digetx

Works:
  • sensors
  • usb
  • internal/external storage
  • hdmi
  • vibration
  • WiFi
  • bluetooth
  • 2D HW accel
  • 3D HW accel
  • Audio & Headphone & Microphone
  • GPS
  • H/W Codecs
  • USB Tethering
  • hardware rotation lock
  • Camera
  • Camcorder
  • kernel 3.6.1
  • flash app works
  • HDMI sound
  • a501 support
  • usb 3g huawei modem support


To do:
  • usb audio sound card support
  • dock audio
  • face unlock not working because incompatible gapps libs

Installing:
  • wipe data
  • install rom zip
  • install gapps
  • reboot

Bug reporting:
http://code.google.com/p/tegraowners-jb-rom/issues/list

USB 3G modem list:
this is an known modem list but more can work...

  • ZTE MF 639 (might need roaming enabled to get data working)
  • Alcatel X225L
  • Vodafone K3765-H
  • Vodafone K3715
  • Vodafone K3565
  • Huawei E153
  • Huawei E156G
  • Huawei E160
  • Huawei E161
  • Huawei E169
  • Huawai E170
  • Huawai E171
  • Huawei E173
  • Huawei E180
  • Huawei E181
  • Huawei E220
  • Huawei E270
  • Huawei E1550
  • Huawei E1552
  • Huawei E1692
  • Huawei E1750
  • Huawei E1752
  • Huawei E1762
  • Huawei E1820
  • Huawei E1823
  • HUAWEI K3520
  • HUAWEI K3565 -Rev 2


Addon/theme pack:


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changelog:
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v28 - fixed camera lockup on photo capture resolution change
   - fixed all "new youtube" issues
   - fixed android movie studio crash
   - updated audio hal - improved mic quality
   - fixed crash of custom auto-brightness lvl's config
   - btrfs support
   - added fstrim support to android
   - fixed possible bluetooth service lockup during turn on/off
   - android sources synced with recent cm updates
   - includes recent 3.8.13.7 kernel (changelist on git)
   - many other small fixes

v27 - recent 3.8 kernel with cpu and gpu overclock
   - reduced internal mic noise
   - fixed ext mic
   - fixed ignored by some apps disabled display rotation

v26 - vold automount correction
   - ext4 automount
   - 3.8.11 kernel (different fixes including oom adj perms)
   - fixed cpufreq perms on governor change
   - fixed zram perms

v25 - fixed external sd / usb automount
   - includes recent kernel updates (fixed ov camera)
   - better tuned power hal
   - audio hal changes (fixed first frames loss)

v24 - many stability/performance fixes
   - fixed trebuchet not sliding on edge touch
   - includes 3.8 kernel (no oc)

v23 - cm10 sync
   - new kernel 7.3.4
   - linaro compiler update
   - update audio hal
   - update codecs
   - added new TegraOwners menu with volume boost + free ram bar toggle + big clear all button
   - rotate lock switch update               

v22 - internal testing

v20 - new kernel 7.3.1(upstream 3.7 rc6)
   - cm10 sync
   - source built completely with linaro compiler and optimizations
   - removed status bar on top since its not working
   - edited fstab
   - at boot will try to fix data/cache partition if they get errors(if it takes longer to boot WAIT its not stuck)(might fail or succeed... so you might still need to fix/format data/cache)

v19 - internal build

v18 - new kernel 7.3(stable 3.7-rc4 kernel)
   - updated cm10 sync
   - updated ramdisk
   - fixed codecs
   - fixed wifi ap

v17 - new kernel 6.3(stable 3.6.5 kernel)
   - updated cm10 sync
   - updated ramdisk
   - introducing power HAL so we take advantage of interactive gov boostpulse
   - boot animation optimizations
   - fix double keyboard switcher in the statusbar
   - audio hal update
   - new nvidia hw codecs

v16 - Internal build

v15 - posible kernel fix for a501 buttons
   - fixed quick launch settings not showing
   - mass storage mode working
   - update to android 4.1.2

v14 - updated a501 modem hal
   - new kernel 6.1
   - added to recent apps panel stop all apps button and free ram
         (toggles in system->status bar->recent apps panel)
   - updated gpu oc interface for the new kernel
   - audio hal: fix lockup on hdmi connect/disconnect
   - improved auto brightness sensitivity
   - removed PPPWidget get it from play store
   - added option for Legacy Play Store

v12 - new kernel 5.1
      audio hal update
      small webkit changes
      fixed huawei usb modem support
      updated aroma installer
      updated PPPWidget0.99

v10 - updated kernel to 3.5.2
      fixed hdmi audio
      a501 3g and gps working
      fixed storage menu(mass storage missing)
      fully build linux wireless_tools package included
      new wifi driver(bcmdhd)
      fixed vpn
      add PPP Widget
      updated build

v9 - internal test build A501

v8 - first release

v1 - v7 - internal build
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Acer ICONIA A500 TAB WIFI Only
FW: Tegraowners JB-MR2 ROM
Recovery: touch recovery 2.0b1

Asus Google Nexus 7 Wifi
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Re: [Dev]A500/A501 JB device building Part. 1

Postby thor2002ro » 13 Aug 2012, 13:49

reserved 1
Dropbox! So useful for sharing files among multiple computers and ANDROID Phone get 2.30GB storage -> LINK

++++++++++++
Samsung Galaxy Note - Drowned

Samsung Galaxy Note 2
FW: Tegraowners JB ROM
Kernel: thor-kernel

Acer ICONIA A500 TAB WIFI Only
FW: Tegraowners JB-MR2 ROM
Recovery: touch recovery 2.0b1

Asus Google Nexus 7 Wifi
FW: Tegraowners JB-MR2 ROM
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Re: [Dev]A500/A501 JB device building Part. 1

Postby thor2002ro » 13 Aug 2012, 13:50

reserved 2
Dropbox! So useful for sharing files among multiple computers and ANDROID Phone get 2.30GB storage -> LINK

++++++++++++
Samsung Galaxy Note - Drowned

Samsung Galaxy Note 2
FW: Tegraowners JB ROM
Kernel: thor-kernel

Acer ICONIA A500 TAB WIFI Only
FW: Tegraowners JB-MR2 ROM
Recovery: touch recovery 2.0b1

Asus Google Nexus 7 Wifi
FW: Tegraowners JB-MR2 ROM
++++++++++++

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Re: [Dev]A500/A501 JB device building Part. 1

Postby bluc » 13 Aug 2012, 13:51

Awesome :D
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Re: [Dev]A500/A501 JB device building Part. 1

Postby micky387 » 13 Aug 2012, 13:54

Big thanks digetx and thor

Envoyé depuis mon Iconia A500 avec Tapatalk
A500 With Thor V14.2
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Re: [Dev]A500/A501 JB device building Part. 1

Postby butz01 » 13 Aug 2012, 14:07

thank you! Merci! Salamat!
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Re: [Dev]A500/A501 JB device building Part. 1

Postby botsaris » 13 Aug 2012, 14:19

Is it ok to instal this on hc bootloader? Thanks a lot
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Re: [Dev]A500/A501 JB device building Part. 1

Postby tikisbytyler » 13 Aug 2012, 14:21

Can't wait, downloading now...

Big thanks to you guys for all the hard work and diligence!

Sent from my A500 using Tapatalk 2
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Re: [Dev]A500/A501 JB device building Part. 1

Postby digetx » 13 Aug 2012, 14:23

botsaris, not tested, but should be ok.
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Re: [Dev]A500/A501 JB device building Part. 1

Postby bluc » 13 Aug 2012, 14:33

Just finished setting tab back up everything so far working great no crashes or weird behaviour yet :-)
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Re: [Dev]A500/A501 JB device building Part. 1

Postby Ultramag69 » 13 Aug 2012, 14:40

Out of curiosity, Does the GPS work on the A501?

Not that I'm gonna wait for a reply, I'm downloading now... :p
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Re: [Dev]A500/A501 JB device building Part. 1

Postby bReeze512 » 13 Aug 2012, 14:59

Great work guys, thanks!
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Re: [Dev]A500/A501 JB device building Part. 1

Postby blackthund3r » 13 Aug 2012, 15:11

Looks fantastic! Huge kudos to you guys!

Also I'm glad you got 3.5.1 stable. Been very excited to see this!

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Re: [Dev]A500/A501 JB device building Part. 1

Postby bluc » 13 Aug 2012, 15:14

For app related problems do we post here?
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Re: [Dev]A500/A501 JB device building Part. 1

Postby chips60 » 13 Aug 2012, 15:24

Running sweet as for me, HC boot loader and all.

Lots of playing and testing to go but all I can say is wow

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