CM7 WOW!! (Warning Noob tale)

Discussion in 'Cyanogenmod - D2' started by JokerSeven, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. JokerSeven

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    I'm new to the whole rooting & ROMing thing. I wanted more out of my phone and knew it was possible. I spent countless hours studying up on the process and learning the lingo. Last week I rooted and then installed the leaked Gingerbread rooted version. It was great but the more I read and studied, the more I kept seeing references to CM7. This morning I SBF'd and flashed nightly 42. WOW my eyes have been opened. This is amazing. I was considering getting a new phone in the coming months. That is no longer even a thought. My D2 has new life. I just wanted to take a moment to thank Droid Forums and everyone here for the wealth of information found on this site. I have learned so much.
     
  2. brad92

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    Its crazy how much better CM7 is over the GB based ROMs.

    CM74DX
     
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    I know how ya feel. I spent over an hour in CM settings when I first flashed (which was about 2 months ago now, before the official nightlies) and yet, someone today pointed me to a forum post about a portion of CM Settings that I had never seen. It is so customizable, it's ridiculous. It's fast, it's stable, it's functional... it's everything I have ever wanted in a ROM.
     
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    Got a link to that forum by any chance? Thanks!

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    Now you should know better than to mention a forum post about CM settings you've never seen without telling us where we can find it. SHARE!

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  6. silverfang77

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    You have to SBF back to 2.2 Froyo? You can't just install CM7 straight from the Gingerbread leak?
     
  7. brad92

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    No you have to sbf.

    There is a file from TBH called the All In One installer that you can flash and its supposed to be the same, but an sbf gives a completely clean slate to work with

    CM74DX
     
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    Do I need RSD Lite to SBF so I can install CM7? Is a nandroid backup advised? If I need to do one of those, do I use Recovery or ROM Manager to do it?

    Thank you.
     
  9. draexo

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    This TBH file fails. You need to SBF. I speak from experience.

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  10. silverfang77

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    In order to SBF, would I need to download the 2.3.20 SBF, flash to that, then upgrade to CM7?
     
  11. draexo

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    I use Titanium Backup. I gave up doing the nandroid backups. It would not hurt to do a nandroid backup, but they will not work cross platform, aka Froyo vxs Gingerbread.

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    Bingo

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  13. draexo

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    Gee Brad, maybe I should go back to CM4DX??

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    I do have Titanium Backup. That would be much less trouble than trying to get a nandroid to work.
     
  15. draexo

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    No you want 2.3.340 SBF.

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    This is incorrect information: see my later post
     
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