08-24-2009, 05:46 PM
No, I was wrong, all of the files he listed were there. I think I need to install .132, copy and paste that one file somewhere else, then delete and install .151 and do the same with those files, then put v8 over top and swap the above mentioned files with the ones I copied. Then I will shrink and swap the radio and then wipe and reload...... .... man I'm worn out just typing this!!
Originally Posted by jasonfyc
08-24-2009, 07:52 PM
Successfully reinstalled v8.5 with .132 radio! Thanks everyone for your help! My sanity (and Direct TCP connection) is back!!!!
08-24-2009, 09:47 PM
Viigo is great but it does kill memory Due to the size of it (1.4mb) and also the fact that it caches articles in your phone. that is how it retrieves them so fast. I deleted bb maps and just use google maps it is just a lot more functional.
Originally Posted by tank244
08-25-2009, 01:06 AM
Originally Posted by TommyGrubz
I see you have already gotten v8.5 installed with the .132 radio...I was just gonna mention for anyone else that was gonna do that...The .cod's that rfirmi listed above are already there in v8.5 but they all come from .167 (except for net_rim_plazmic_mediaengine_smil_format.cod which is from 220.127.116.11), they need to be switched out to the .151 and .132 .cod's as listed and then swap the radio with .132....otherwise you get a brick.
08-25-2009, 01:10 PM
Originally Posted by rfirmi
Originally Posted by TommyGrubz
Would the same basic outline work if you wanted to use it with the .148 radio... take the .151 files, and the same file that you would have taken from .132, but just the .148 version?
08-25-2009, 03:22 PM
Thanks for explaining that. That is what had me confused at first since I've never paid any attention to the insides of the java folder before, but I figured it out
Originally Posted by sandman1987
So in case anyone was wondering, I have been running v8.5 with the .132 radio for about 20 hrs now and everything is FANTASTIC. I still used .151 as the base OS. Only differences I see with .132 vs .151 radio on v8.5 are:
-5.0 transition from app list to home page is gone, but it's still there when closing apps.
-Button on clock and signal meter gone (but I use Natemz blak them so I still have that feature).
-Camera is still fast, but just a tiny hair slower than with .151 radio
Also, green focus box is gone.
-Memory stability is still there for me.
-Direct TCP!!!!! -- this is the biggest plus IMO. Direct TCP is so much faster than BIS-B so I will take that over the red stuff listed above any day. Pandora works for hours on end and ...
-Battery life is still good EDIT: I found after a few days that battery life was better with .151 radio - at first it was about the same :/
So, all in all I'm STOKED to be able to have v8.5 AND still have my speedy connection for all my apps. IMO if you have Verizon you should try it this way, otherwise your missing out on one of the things that makes VZW so much better than the cheaper alternatives.
Last edited by TommyGrubz; 09-09-2009 at 02:25 PM.
08-25-2009, 09:03 PM
First of all - thanks to BBCrackman for another wonderful Hybrid. I have only ever used your Hybrids (aint broke....) and 8.5 is my 3rd one. I was nervous to move to it as the last one I had installed was working so well. I have had 8.5 installed for about 36 hours now and am delighted with it. Well done and thanks for all your obvious hard work. It's clean, fast, great transitions, works well. It's awesome!!!
Secondly - thanks to all you posters. I am a heavy BB user, and a bit of a gadget freak but not a techy at all. If not for all you posters, I would never have tried the hybrid OS in the first place and would like be thinking my storm is nothing but a sexy looking clunky pain in the @#$. Yesterday I decided to take the "risk" and try my hand again at installing a hybrid (BBCrackmans 8.5). Before I did anything, I read through this entire list of findings, problems and suggested fixes that other users had found. I made sure to follow the steps exactly as listed but still managed to come up with a 507 Error. After a bit of a heart attack, trough further reading of the posts - I managed to find the solution to the issue and get 8.5 loaded, working, connected to BES and re-loaded with all previous apps!!! It was awesome.
Anyway - nothing but thanks to everybody on here. Great site, great contributors, great help. I am hooked.
08-26-2009, 02:35 PM
Just a little FYI for future reference: Every time you wipe your phone you will get the 507 error - this is good - it means there is no software on the phone (because you wiped it). All you do from there is load-up your new OS
Originally Posted by budman9
Glad your hooked! Have fun comin back for more!!
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