[ROM] New firmware for M8 1GB | v1.1 | 10/2/2012
Here's a custom rom based on stock 1028 with many tweaks added by me. I tried to make it a good stock base so everyone configures it the way they want.Changelog:**24/1/2012**
-Added usb bluetooth dongle
support (supported chipsets
, other chipsets can be supported by loading the correct kernel module: link to modules
) thanks to bjlandsberger for compiling the kernel modules.
-Rooted including latest Superuser
app & su binary
-Included latest Flash Player 11.1
-Included latest Market 3.4.4
& Google Contacts Sync
-Included Terminal Emulator
-Included worldwide APN settings
-Included CIFS / SMB modules
-Included build.prop tweaks
(moved from ramdisk default.prop here, so you can easily change the DPI) dalvik.vm.heapsize=48m
(moved from init.rc here) debug.sf.hw=1
(moved from init.rc here, enabled GPU hardware acceleration for GUI)
-Removed useless apps
-Cleaned up init.rc
& added ANDROID_CACHE
-Modded Settings.apk: Added Bluetooth settings, moved Ethernet settings under Wireless & networks, fixed English spelling mistakes in some places, added missing Greek translations, removed "System updates" & "Baseband version" from "About device"
-Modded SystemUI.apk from Viewsonic ViewPad 10e. Includes MagicBar for quick sound, brightness, wifi enable-disable, screen rotation lock. Removed sound +/- buttons from statusbar, changed icons & moved all buttons to the right. Removed for now: statusbar icon for safe external SD card removal, icon when HDMI cable is plugged in.
-wifi.supplicant_scan_interval=15 (decreased wifi scan interval from 150 to 15 again because it caused wifi instability when connecting)
-Included GoogleBackupTransport, GoogleCalendarSync & GoogleContactsSync from Viewsonic ViewPad 10e
-Removed stock launcher because it caused many problems & force closes
-Included busybox 1.19.3 & symlinks in /system/xbin
-Moved: wifi.interface=wlan0, wlan.driver.status=unloaded, init.svc.wpa_supplicant=stopped, ril-impl.support=0 from init.rc to build.prop
-More stable than the previous versionInstallation instructions:Warning: This update requires a factory reset, that means you will lose all your data, so take a backup first.
1. Download the update-v1.1-M8-1G.zip
2. Plug an external sdcard to the tablet & move the update-v1.1-M8-1G.zip in the external sdcard
3. Reboot the tablet and when the boot logo appears press and hold the menu button until the 3e recovery menu appears
4. Select apply update from SD
5. Select the update.zip & wait until the installation completes
6. Select wipe data/factory reset
7. Reboot the tablet and you're ready!Download:http://www.mediafire.com/?6ashrybh6j7nqtr
If you want me to translate the un-translated text in your language, message me and I will send you what you need to translate.