OmniROM 5.1.1 A500/A501 - V13 Final

Android development for the Acer A500/A501

OmniROM 5.1.1 A500/A501 - V13 Final

Postby thor2002ro » 16 Dec 2014, 10:54

A500/A501

Features:
  • 5.x OmniROM based
  • WIFI/Bluetooth
  • Audio
  • Storage
  • 2D/3D acceleration
  • Cameras
  • GPS
  • can boot from data/system/cache btrfs/f2fs/ext4 fstypes
  • exfat/ntfs/btrfs/f2fs storage mounting
  • custom dpi without affecting google apps
  • usb huawei 3g support
  • a501 3g/gps support
  • sound boost
  • usb audio sound card support
  • btrfs mounting
  • ntfs mounting
  • HDMI
  • gpu oc
  • do something about the bottom buttons they are hard to get to(buttons to the left option)
  • hardware rotation lock
  • kernel t72

To do:
  • dock not supported
  • L2TP/ipsec VPN
  • usb ethernet menu
  • full hw video codecs
  • handle usb modem zerocd(usb modem mode switch)
  • tell me more?

stuff to know:
  • wipe from any rom
  • tablet ui is gone and buried from now on phablet ui only
  • use latest supersu SuperSU DOWNLOAD
  • temporary fix for 3g data(a501/usb huawei) HERE

Screenshots here: HERE!!!

Donations: EUR(€) - Image USD($) - Image to BEER/SUPPORT FUND
- all donations are highly appreciated and valued

Installing/updating:
  • wipe data comming from any rom except this one...
  • install rom zip
  • install gapps
  • install latest supersu if you need super user
  • reboot
  • let it settle for a couple of minutes

Changelog:
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v13 - sync 22/01/17
    - update to android 5.1 r38
    - improvements to the hardware composer wrapper

v12 - sync 27/03/16
    - remove my tablet statusbar implementation(omni added something better)
    - major improvements to the hardware composer wrapper (ui performance improved quite a bit)
    - probably final omni 5.1 if no major issues are found

v11 - sync 30/08/15
    - update to android 5.1 r13
    - new kernel with new compiler and optimization and some updates
    - new Display color control
    - update to usb audio support
    - rewritten some of the tegraowners a500 menu

v10 - sync 08/08
    - update to android 5.1 r5
    - fix stagefright security flaw
    - some more fixes to the codecs(still not perfect...)
    - fix for html5 videos in browser.... html5 use hw codecs
    - updates to hw composer wrapper
    - update power hal to support low power mode
    - some fonts reductions to keep the rom size low
    - update kernel to t71 so it works with android 5.1 r5
    - rework some omnirom patches to make the rom work better for us

v9 - sync 23/06
    - reworked device dir
    - some bluetooth improvements

v8 - sync 22/05
    - move to 5.1.1 base
    - port everything to 5.1

v7 - sync 31/03
    - updated power hal
    - update automatic brightness should work a lot better
    - possible fix for a501 modem data
    - increase zram size
    - sqlite optimizations
    - includes kernel t70 scratch rework kernel(theres 1 kernel flavor)
    - update terminal

v6 - update omnirom 11.03.2015
    - update hardware composer wrapper
    - update power hal
    - optimize ART
    - attempt #1 add hardware codecs
    - show first boot progress
    - fix libpng security vulnerability CVE-2015-0973
    - try to fix sdcard and usb mounts
    - attempt to fix email app

v5 - omnirom sync 25.02.15
    - mega rework to powerhal
    - move cpu speed initialization into powerhal
    - update fstab to improve f2fs performance
    - add navigation bar customization
    - add expandable volume panel
    - fix minor issues with launcher
    - remove buildin live wallpapers
    - add optimized tegra2 compilation flags to all C librarys and binaries
    - update a501 gps and 3g modules - maybe they work now
    - fix some fuse related storage issues
    - update codecs again
    - possible fix for netflix
    - disable legacy memory layout... android supports our kernel now
    - kernels recompiled
        - ksm enabled
        - network updates

v4 - omnirom sync 12.02.15
    - ntfs external mount is back
    - f2fs external mount is back
    - hardware rotation lock is back
    - storage removed notification
    - rework bootanimation process
    - limit background apps to 16
    - more video GUI work - animations should be more smooth
    - some customization to launcher
    - changed default kernel to 4.7-A9
    - optimized fstab
    - codec improvements
    - enable soft buttons customization
    - rework power hal - cpu is more jumpy now :)
    - rework hardware composer hal - more smoothness and remove annoying blur
    - update lights hal
    - limit lowest brightness so auto brightness can't turn the screen off
    - update/rework big part of audio hal - google voice search works now and other 5.0 stuff ;)
    - fix volume rotation(enable in settings)
    - PPTP/L2TP/ipsec VPN fixed

v3 - omnirom sync
    - android rotation selection
    - rotation volume button swap
    - fix boot animation snowing as black screen after initial animation
    - GUI smoothness major improvement... vsync and triple buffering working
    - audio hal update (mic works :P)
    - fixed camera fully working...
    - wifi should be more stable...
    - wifi 14 channels should be unlocked always...
    - fixed space problems... around 50mb should be free with gapps and supersu installed on system
    - new gapps v2
    - DATA WIPE IS MANDATORY FROM ANY VERSION!!!!!!!!!

v2 - improved ui speed
    - partial codec support
    - camera now works but app sometimes stops working(close app and reopen gets it working again... partial working , might work better with a market app)
    - removed 4.4 changelog
    - fixed a501 identification in about menu
    - microphone still doesnt work

v1 - update to lolipop 5.0.2
    - GPS
    - can boot from data/system/cache btrfs/f2fs/ext4 fstypes
    - exfat/ntfs/btrfs/f2fs storage mounting
    - custom dpi without affecting google apps(should work)
    - usb huawei 3g support(should work)
    - a501 3g/gps support(should work)
    - sound boost
    - usb audio sound card support(should work)
    - btrfs mounting(should work)
    - ntfs mounting(should work)
    - HDMI(should work)
    - gpu oc
    - do something about the bottom buttons they are hard to get to(buttons to the left option)
    - fixed google apps(should work my tablet wifi is dead cant really test apart from starting up...)
    - fixed web browser(should work my tablet wifi is dead cant really test apart from starting up...)
    - added tegraowners menu
    - added donation link and hardware info
    - added host change option in developer option
    - update terminal emulator
    - hope I didn't forget anything...

v0 - init release


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Re: [EPIC WIP]OmniROM 5.0.1 A500/A501 - V0

Postby thor2002ro » 16 Dec 2014, 11:14

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Re: [EPIC WIP]OmniROM 5.0.1 A500/A501 - V0

Postby 金門高粱58 » 16 Dec 2014, 11:43

one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
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Re: [EPIC WIP]OmniROM 5.0.1 A500/A501 - V0

Postby saenanme » 16 Dec 2014, 12:36

Any recommended gapps?

Regards
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Re: [EPIC WIP]OmniROM 5.0.1 A500/A501 - V0

Postby zhaozunlegendery » 16 Dec 2014, 12:39

oh my god. SO happy. I love u thor <3
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Re: [EPIC WIP]OmniROM 5.0.1 A500/A501 - V0

Postby vpasw » 16 Dec 2014, 12:50

saenanme » 16 Dec 2014, 12:36 wrote:Any recommended gapps?

This is V0, miracle from thor2002ro. Please read above - gapps and some apps don't work yet including supersu/superuser
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Re: [EPIC WIP]OmniROM 5.0.1 A500/A501 - V0

Postby saenanme » 16 Dec 2014, 13:17

vpasw wrote:
saenanme » 16 Dec 2014, 12:36 wrote:Any recommended gapps?

This is V0, miracle from thor2002ro. Please read above - gapps and some apps don't work yet including supersu/superuser


I don't want to argue but you can also read how to install this rom and a flash gapps step is included.
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Re: [EPIC WIP]OmniROM 5.0.1 A500/A501 - V0

Postby thor2002ro » 16 Dec 2014, 13:25

now it doesnt :P

as it says this is a WIP its not a daily...
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Re: [EPIC WIP]OmniROM 5.0.1 A500/A501 - V0

Postby saenanme » 16 Dec 2014, 13:28

thor2002ro wrote:now it doesnt :P

as it says this is a WIP its not a daily...


Ok. Thanks
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Re: [EPIC WIP]OmniROM 5.0.1 A500/A501 - V0

Postby rickdtweet » 16 Dec 2014, 13:32

Guys remember that's V0, be careful of what you do...
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Re: [EPIC WIP]OmniROM 5.0.1 A500/A501 - V0

Postby meduza » 16 Dec 2014, 15:12

Guys, I`ve root with chainfire`s last beta supersu!!

But I can´t install any file manager apps via firefox (browser not working), they are nor saved to SD and I`m not able to post here from firefox due to SQL error, incorrect string?!?!?
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Re: [EPIC WIP]OmniROM 5.0.1 A500/A501 - V0

Postby giri24x7 » 16 Dec 2014, 15:48

Amazing thor
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Re: [EPIC WIP]OmniROM 5.0.1 A500/A501 - V0

Postby meduza » 16 Dec 2014, 16:04

Got access to internal and external SD now :-)
So only play store and services are needed now to get my hands on TB and starting restore.
Adaway is already installed and working :-)
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Re: [EPIC WIP]OmniROM 5.0.1 A500/A501 - V0

Postby meduza » 16 Dec 2014, 16:50

Just discovered that there is a new stable supersu 2.40, I guess this will work too with android L.
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Re: [EPIC WIP]OmniROM 5.0.1 A500/A501 - V0

Postby rickdtweet » 16 Dec 2014, 17:06

meduza wrote:Just discovered that there is a new stable supersu 2.40, I guess this will work too with android L.
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It has just been released actually. Not available thru the PlayStore yet...
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