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[ROM] MIUI.us-Sholes-1.12.16 [DEV]

Discussion in 'Team D1-MIUI' started by magiman7, Dec 16, 2011.

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    MIUI.us-Sholes Development Build

    This build is MOSTLY STABLE BUT IN DEVELOPMENT

    This build was ported to the droid by MagiMan7 and TP4Bama, translations to english were done by MIUI.us

    All of the MIUI.us build are now available on Rom Manager under MIUI.us which will allow automatic notification of future builds


    Follow us on twitter for real time updates!
    @magiman7 / @tp4bama

    If this is your first time trying MIUI, read the MIUI Manual (credit The Batman) to become familiar with the interface and many of the hidden options.

    Code:
    #include <std-disclaimer>
    
    /*Anything you do to your phone is solely your responsibilty, you choose
     to modify your phone. This rom has been marked BETA by the developer,
     however should anything happen to your phone neither of the developers
     "MagiMan7 and/or Tp4bama" nor MIUI.us nor MIUI.com developers are liable 
     in anyway.*/
    
    COMMON ISSUES
    1. Facebook app will sync ALL contacts
    2. Instead of *228 call *228+ (hold 0 for + sign)
    3. If you have having launcher force closes, switch back to the stock theme to verify the theme is not causing the issue.
    4. If apps do not show up after initial flash, rebooting should make them reappear
    5. If you use Google to back up your contacts, restoring contacts with Miui Backup could result in duplicate entries
    6. Using Titanium Backup to backup and restore apps/data has reportedly caused FCs with certain apps
    7. [DO NOT TRY TO RESTORE SYSTEM DATA FROM ANY ROM INCLUDING MIUI BELOW 1.4.8!!!!!!! or you will get force closes...]
    8. If you cannot move apps to sdcard, uninstall app and reinstall from market
    9. If you have issues downloading anything, run Downloads app and cycle download with wifi
    10. If you cannot download / install apps from market, make sure you have "ROOT Permission" set to ON under SuperUser Settings.
    11. If you get permission denied, root not found, or similar errors, make sure you have "ROOT Permission" set to ON under SuperUser Settings

    POST BUGS HERE IN THIS THREAD.

    Local changes by US:
    • Upgraded Motorola Proprietary files to FRG83G (Prevents VZW OTA update from downloading)
    • Stock kernel set to ondemand governor with min/max frequencies of 125/800
    • Changed the default VM Heap to 32mb
    • Changed SD Card buffer to 2048 for speed boost (credit brainmaster)
    • Adjusted multiple memomory configurations - Between Multitasking and Balanced 3 with Hard to Kill Launcher from V6 Supercharge script (credit zeppelinrox)
    • Added 4-way Power mod (Miui.us)
    • Added all ringetones from CM7 and Pete's Stock GPA
    • Added vim, nano, bash, terminal mods, fix permissions script (CyanogenMod 7)
    • Added sysrw and sysro scripts to remount system partition with write or read only access
    • Added lockapp / unlockapp scripts to lock an app in memory (scripts by MagiMan7, idea from zeppelinrox)
    • Removed 3G Hotspot due to it not working
    • Removed ProTips due to it being useless
    • Added Rom Manager for easy updates (installed to /data for easier upgrades)
    • Added Google Apps: Car Home, GenieWidget to system apps (not available from the market)
    • Added Google Apps: Mail, Maps, Voice, Google Search, Youtube, Voice Search to data partition (can be easily uninstalled or updated)
    • Added Old 3D Gallery to /data (save system space and easily uninstalled)
    • Added Terminal Emulator from CyanogenMod 7 (moved to /data to save system space and easily uninstalled)
    • Added Stock Motorola Droid QuickOffice in data partition (can be easily uninstalled)
    • Added some build.prop tweaks (credit metalspring for collection from varioius sources)
    • Updated Busybox to 1.18.0 (credit imoseyon for cron setup script)
    • Setup cron to clear unused caches and restart swap everyday at 2 am (can be changed)
    • ERI Mod has been incorporated into the ROM, removes network name.
    • Changed some default settings (disable traffic monitoring, enable non-market apps, enable power monitoring, etc)
    • MMS Video Fixed (Credit Epicardium at MIUI.us Forums for original find)
    • Native support for a2sd+ as long as you have propery formated sdcard (credit DarkTremor)
    • Added native OTA from MIUI.us (can upgrade each week from native updater app)
    • Added swap options script (default set to none, see details below, credit TreyMotes for idea for swap file on cache)
    • Change so SMS messages over 160 char are split instead of converting to MMS
    • Added Virtuous OC (credit rmk40 and Virtuous Roms)

    UPDATER INSTALLATION (if using ClockworkMod Recovery v3+)
    1. NANDROID BACKUP!
    2. Run Updater app (It will give option to backup data with MIUI Backup)
    3. If apps do not show up after initial flash, rebooting should make them reappear
    4. If you have issues after using the Updater, try wiping /cache and dalvik-cache
    5. If you still run into problems, lots of FC, reinstall with wiping data / factory reset
    6. Run SuperUser and verify / enable ROOT Permissions under settings

    INSTALLATION (if not using ClockworkMod Recovery v3+)
    1. Backup apps with MIUI backup (just in case)
    2. NANDROID BACKUP!
    3. Flash this rom
    4. If apps do not show up after initial flash, rebooting should make them reappear
    5. If you have issues after flashing, try wiping /cache and dalvik-cache
    6. If you still run into problems, lots of FC, reinstall with wiping data / factory reset
    7. Run SuperUser and verify / enable ROOT Permissions under settings

    Info on the MIUI Stats included in MIUI.us builds 1.7.15 and later
    Please check out what they are and how we use them Here

    [​IMG]
    MIUI.us Sholes 1.12.16 Here
    md5: 0c7cf4850379b4d5b8534d4c725d9a4e


    Have Rom Manager automatically download zip on your phone (suggest downloading on wifi)
    You must enable Web Connect in Rom Manager on your phone to enable this option and click Here


    Themes available HERE

    Themers: Excellent guide on creating MIUI themes HERE

    CRON OPTIONS
    The set of cron tasks is editable in the /data/cron/root file. The root file lists all of the commands scheduled to run and the scheduled time. The file can be edited to add tasks or change the preset ones of flushing caches. All tasks in this file will be run as root (superuser privileges). The default cron tasks has a command commented out to cause the phone to do a soft reboot everyday at 2:45 am. This may help keep phone feeling snappy each morning. Remove '#' to have this run everyday

    LOCKAPP / UNLOCKAPP INFO
    Run lockapp script in terminal or from gscript. Both scripts are located in /system/xbin. Both scripts take a single argument, the process name. For example the Miui Music player has the process name com.miui.player. You can find process names for most installed apps under /data/app (just drop the -1.apk from the name listing).

    To lock an app in memory you run lockapp PROCESS. For example, to lock the Miui Music player into memory, run 'lockapp com.miui.player' As a warning, Do not lock more than 1 app in memory. To lock an app in memory, the app has to be running. If the process is not running, the script will inform you.

    Once an app is locked into memory, the only way to remove it from memory is to kill the process. The unlockapp does extactly that. It is run with the same arguement, unlockapp PROCESS. If you wanted to unlock the Miui Music player from memory, run 'unlockapp com.miui.player' This will kill the app you are unlocking from memory. If you want it to run the background unlocked, you will have to re-run the app.

    A2SD+ INFO
    Once you have your sdcard formated for a2sd (Create a 2nd partition of type ext3 using Rom Manger or favorite patition manager), you can run command a2sd from terminal to setup a2sd+. Running 'a2sd help' will give a list of options available. Running 'a2sd install' will move all apps from /data to sdcard. Running 'a2sd datasd' will copy apps as well as their settings / configurations (/data/data) to sdcard.

    SWAP OPTIONS
    There is an included script called swap located in /system/bin you can run from terminal, adb shell, or gscript. The script takes a single arguement defining what type of swap setup you want. Options are file, compcache, both, none. The script will immediately initiate the swap system chosen as well as update boot up and cron files to keep the selection permenent. So whatever you select will persist after a reboot. To run the command, just enter 'swap OPTION'. So if you want to switch from no swap (default on new instal) to swap file, type 'swap file' and everything is adjusted for you. The swap option will be kept after updateing assuming data is not wiped. If data is wiped, it will default back to none.

    VIRTUOUS OVERCLOCK
    The virtuous overclock daemon will auto run as long as no SetCPU type apps are installed. The OC daemon will auto underclock the CPU when the screen is off. The daemon repsonds quicker to screen on/off changes than 3rd party apps. Options for daemon can be changed with included app (which can be uninstalled if you don't want to use).
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    Wow...one more for the old droid...Merry Christmas!
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    I'm still with ya mags!!

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    I'm still with you mags too. One thing I'm getting phone force closes on a full wipe and data. I can't pass google screen activation. Anyone else having the same isse?

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    I had the phone closes too on an update late last night...couldn't get into the settings to stop it. It was rapid fire. Was gonna try it again this morning to see if it just didn't take....chewy?
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2011
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    I wipe data and cache twice already, that did not fix the issue :(

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    I tried flashing and when it booted I immediately started getting process fc's and not data at all.

    I deleted some apks and added some to the rom zip so not sure if I did something or not, but I just dl zip and will flash as is and see if that fixes it
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    I know I'm getting com.process.phone fcs. I don't even know what is wrong with it

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    yeah there's something wrong with this build. I'm getting the same fc's

    are you also not getting any cell Signal?
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    I wasn't...completely dead. Like before, couldn't get in to do anything.
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    Yes, I'm not getting any cell signal. The build is not usable right now. I had to go back

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    Yeah, MIUI seems to have changed something with CDMA stuff again. Didn't show up on my phone because it is no longer activated. Will look into it.
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    The issue has been fixed, links in the OP have been updated. Thanks Cowsquad for testing it for me.
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    You are welcome magiman7. I love miui.us rom :)

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    Thanks for doing that cowsquad...I was going to, but we had company last night.
    Running it right know and it seems to be working...:biggrin:
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    one thing i notice again is how differently quadrant behaves on miui...the first graphics test is about the same, the second one is about 1-3 fps slower than other roms but the third test is way way way better 40-50 fps compared to about 10-12 on other roms, the last test is also a few fps faster than other roms too...and it doesnt just seem to be a bug in the quadrant app either...normally on the third test (the planets test) there is always some tearing going on but on miui its smooth as silk...im curious what the difference is but i definitely like the way miui really improves upon the graphics wheras other roms just seem to fall short...Btw the quadrant scores seem to average out somehow too...any ideas on this anyone?
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    This builds draining the battery like crazy and it runs very hot.

    Android systems is the top battery consumer, followed by k9 and Facebook

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    Sounds like whatever kernel you're using doesn't play well with this update? Or the telelocation provider, status bar or the sidekick processes are using up too much battery?

    supercharged modified liquid 3.1 w/turbocharged 3g
    Pete's 5 slot lv 1.25GHz w/ kickasskernel tweaks
    19.9 linpack score
    1856 quadrant score
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    Same here, no cell signal, no, "service", FC, cannnot do anything but remove the battery....
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    Really man. The was an issue before, magiman fix that issue already. You should download the rom again then wipe data and cache.

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