Moto G 2013 (motorola-falcon)

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Motorola Moto G (1st gen)
Moto G 2013 running Weston
Moto G 2013 running Weston
Manufacturer Motorola
Name Moto G (1st gen)
Codename motorola-falcon
Released 2013
Original software Android 4.3
Hardware
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
CPU Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU Adreno 305
Display 720x1280 IPS LCD
Storage 8 GB
Memory 1 GB
Architecture armhf
Features
USB Networking
Works
Flashing
Works
Touchscreen
Works
Display
Works
WiFi
Xwayland
Works
FDE
Mainline
Battery
3D Acceleration
Accelerometer
Audio
Bluetooth
Camera
GPS
Mobile data
SMS
Calls


Contributors

Untested

  • Interfaces other than weston (plasma, xfce4 are not working yet)
  • Using full disk encryption

Installing

There appears to be no special process to flashing the device, as long as the bootloader is unlocked first

Once you're in fastboot by holding down vol down and power, flashing it is as follows:

$ pmbootstrap init
$ pmbootstrap install --no-fde
$ pmbootstrap flasher flash_rootfs
$ pmbootstrap flasher boot

You can also use $ pmbootstrap flasher flash_kernel to flash the kernel, however this breaks the charging splash screen

Useful stuff

Similar to the Moto G 2014, the LED can be controlled:

$ echo 255 > /sys/devices/leds-qpnp-rgb-e1dba000/leds/white/brightness

RGB LED documentation

Links