[GUIDE] How to build your own ROM from CM7 source

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    thanks for the post but I have a problem here, this guide is perfect when you want to compile for a phone that is supported but how do you do this for an phone that is not in the list ? and how do you determine the mandatory files ?
     
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    chevycam94 Steel Droid ROM Developer Developer

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    OK, I know this one, but I will have to log back into my Linux install to show you what to change. It was a simple fix.

    You will have to get a device setup from a developer who has put one together for the device you want to build for. Included in that device setup will also be the extract-file.sh script needed to pull the necessary proprietary files from the device.
     
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    Who you know anybody who could help me on that ?
    This is the first time I am trying to build CM and it seems my phone does not have a lot of love...
     
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    Slightly off topic, but have you ever successfully compiled the WiFi driver for the Droid-1? I have successfully rebuilt the Android framework and the kernel, but have not been able to recompile tiwlan_drv.ko and have it load successfully. The closest I have come is being able to do a clean build and then load the module using "insmod". But in that case as soon as I turn on WiFi, the whole system crashes. I have followed a variety of tutorials for building this, but they all seem to be oriented for one of TI's development boards.

    If you have a suggested source code link and any pointers for creating a useable WiFi driver, I would really appreciate it.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    chevycam94 Steel Droid ROM Developer Developer

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    Thats another thing I have never touched on. I might look up how that works, just so I can cover more areas.
     
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    Great, and I'll keep following your posts on this. I've been able to successfully rebuild the module for the Broadcom bcm4329 and the Atheros AR6003, but this TI driver seems to have so many variations. I assume it is dependent on other modules (such as sdio drivers), looking at what gets loaded, I can't tell.

    Thanks again
     
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    hey chevy, mind if i add a link to this thread in my tweaks thread, giving you proper credit of course?
     
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    chevycam94 Steel Droid ROM Developer Developer

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    By all means. :)

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    Saved this info offline for reference.

    I have created my share of training manuals and know the amount of work involved, so Thanks!

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    has anyone tried this on opensuse? its definitely my favorite distro and seems to work best on my laptop...
    and is my laptop even up to par to build gingerbread or even ics?
    dual core 2.8 GHz, 4 GB ram, 201 GB for a full linux partition, and what file system is best to use on it? ext3, ext4 or other?
     
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    i need help when ever i try to do the first command i get an error saying could not open no such file or directory im using ubuntu 9.04
     
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