Samsung Galaxy with customized system image

by kenpark » Thu, 30 Jul 2009 10:47:38 GMT

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 Hi there.

I was told that it is possible to use the Samsung Galaxy 7500 with
your own (custom build) Android OS system image. Is this true? Is the
bootloader free for custom system images or does it still need a
jailbreak to do so?


Samsung Galaxy with customized system image

by Jean-Baptiste Queru » Thu, 30 Jul 2009 12:39:27 GMT

 This question probably belongs in android-discuss. Thanks. At the
moment the only minimally supported hardware target for the Android
Open-Source Project is ADP1.


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Samsung Galaxy with customized system image

by dan raaka » Thu, 30 Jul 2009 16:57:43 GMT

 not true .. i7500 doesn't use fastboot either ..



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