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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
* [https://github.com/postmarketOS/pmbootstrap/pull/1604 Initial pull request]
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* [https://gitlab.com/postmarketOS/pmbootstrap/merge_requests/1604#note_85239812 display hack] (needs to be reworked in the future to make it compatible with a display manager)

Revision as of 19:15, 1 July 2018

Sony Xperia M
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Manufacturer Sony
Name Xperia M
Codename nicki
Released 2013
Original software Android 4.1.x, kernel 3.4.0
Hardware
Chipset MSM8x27
CPU MSM8x27
GPU Adreno 305
Display 4", 480x854 px
Storage 4 GB
Memory 1 GB
Features
USB Networking
Flashing
Touchscreen
Display
WiFi
Xwayland
FDE
Mainline
Battery
3D Acceleration
Accelerometer
Audio
Bluetooth
Camera
GPS
Mobile data
SMS
Calls
USB OTG


Contributors

  • Konrad Dybcio (@ewentual)

What works

- Boot

- USB Network (ssh and tethering)

- Display (with a workaround script)

- Touchscreen

- XFCE4

- Weston

- MATE

- osk-sdl

What does not work

- Plasma

- Wifi

- Modem

- GPS

- Audio

- Camera

- 3D

- Sensors

- Notification LED

- charging-sdl // technically it shows up and shows (probably) accurate percentage yet the display won't go off after charger disconnect

How to enter flash mode

With device powered off, hold [VOLUME +] and plug USB cable in. Device's LED will turn blue, meaning it has entered fastboot mode.

Installation

Works with both pmbootstrap flasher and TWRP zip. No errors were found in that process.

If using a large rootfs (like with plasma-mobile) fastboot with throw a "no space left on device" error. Flashing as a .zip with TWRP solves the problem.

See also

  • !1611 Initial merge request
  • display hack (needs to be reworked in the future to make it compatible with a display manager)