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[ROM] MIUI.us-Sholes-1.9.9 [DEV]

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    MIUI.us-Sholes-1.9.9

    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


    POST BUGS HERE IN THIS THREAD.

    MIUI CHANGELOG: Here

    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, no need to flash another zip to remove network name. If you prefer seeing network name, sorry
    • 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)
    • Google initial setup wizard is now included
    • Change so SMS messages over 160 char are split instead of converting to MMS


    UPDATER INSTALLATION (only if currently running version 1.8.19 or later with CWM 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


    INSTALLATION (non-ota if you are currently running version 1.8.12 or later)

    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 using the Updater, try wiping /cache and dalvik-cache
    6. If you still run into problems, lots of FC, reinstall with wiping data / factory reset


    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 1.9.9 Here
    md5: d091aade27c82045092dbd2a9dcfb73a


    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.
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    Thanks Mags!
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    Awesome! I was getting really tired of all the bionic talk on these forums. Just jealous

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    Don't think I could ever be jealous of a Moto Pentile screen.
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    Woot!

    Downloading...

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    Yeah!!!........
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    What in thee hell is a Moto Penile screen?

    walkin the walk while tappin the talk
    danceswithbongs
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    You see...when mommy's and daddy's love each other, he shows it by presenting his moto penile screen



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    Flashed over 1.9.2 with no problems so far. Everything is smooth and rom is snappy with default kernel.

    Fyi in case anyone is having issues with root apps. The superuser app has to be set to allow requests for root access on all apps needing root. Open superuser app and go to its settings and toggle su requests to allow

    Mag, I wanted to try some other kernels, but don't want to break wifi (with all the problems I've had with it) any chance of getting the default kernel placed in a separate update zip rather than having to reflash the whole rom again to get back to the original kernel?

    Thanks for another great build

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    You can find info on it Here and Here
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    If anyone is using RZR, report if you had any issues flashing this release.
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    I can make a zip for that if you need it.
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    Only issue I seem to have is that every time I try to download apps from the market I get insufficient space error. This is with wiping and fresh install.

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    Mag, a kernel zip would be great. I appreciate it

    Mj, wipe dalvik cache and then try again and it should fix it.

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    There is an issue with MIUI keeping all of the cache files on /data partition which will fill it up and not leave space for more apps to install. I have setup the rom to move those caches to /cache partition like is done in CM7. However, not all of them can be moved on the first boot, so try just rebooting the phone. That will move some of those caches to /cache which may free up some space on /data. From terminal emulator or adb shell, you can run 'df' which will show you the free space on all of the partitions.
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    Using RZR with no issues. Other than the super user not set to allow apps ask for super user permission like chewy mentioned. I do have a question:

    Does the cron option work with this build? Can't find it.

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    Here's a screen shot. Am I missing the cron option?
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    For some reason I cant use any volume toggle widgets. Its become near impossible to get to vibrate only. Anyone else using volume Widgets having this issue? I use "volume control +". I also tried the toggles that come with "Beautiful Widgets with no succes.

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    That is weird, cron was not changed in any way from previous builds. But did notice the default cron config file assumes swap options are enabled. Shouldn't cause any issues, but fixed now. When you flashed, it did install the included apps to /data/app ? If it did that, have no idea why it wouldn't copy the /data/cron folder.
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    I had several issues with it. I didn't do the full wipe. I tried flashing several time, unsuccessfully, just hung at deleting duplicate data apps. Got super hot and drained the battery quick. Sat for like 30 minutes hung up on that step. Regrettably flashed CWM and it worked, now I'm back on RZR until the next release for all other flashing purposes.

    I'm not sure if it would work when doing a full wipe I was just trying to update.
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