Samsung Galaxy Star (samsung-mint)

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Samsung Samsung Galaxy Star
Samsung Galaxy Star
Samsung Galaxy Star
Manufacturer Samsung
Name Samsung Galaxy Star
Codename mint
Released 2013
Original software Android 4.1.2 on Linux 3.0.8
Hardware
Chipset Spreadtrum SC8810
CPU Single-core 1.0 GHz
GPU Mali-400 MP
Display 320x240 TFT
Storage 4 GB
Memory 512 MB

Contributors

  • Michael Orishich (mishaor)

Maintainer(s)

  • Michael Orishich (mishaor)

What works

  • Building system (without Mali and UMP drivers, also some modules are not found in /lib/modules/3.0.101, here's a list of them: drm, drm_kms_helper, dm-crypt, ext4)

What does not work

  • Anything

What is not properly tested\or doesn't confirmed to work

  • Booting (stuck at bootloader logo, boots in TWRP successfully, backlight doesn't change)

How to enter flash mode

1. Hold Volume Down + Home + Power buttons for 6 seconds

2. Phone will display this warning. Pres Volume Up button to continue

3. If anything is right, then phone will display this screen.

Installation

There are no ready releases, so you need to build your own pmOS image (it's not that long)

Building

You should to:

1. Install Git and Python

2. Clone my pmbootstrap fork

3. Change directory to your newly cloned repository

4. Follow the official build guide

Photos

No photos of device booting postmarketOS

Links

https://github.com/mint2g/kernel_mint2g/commit/6e0493ff61365f9cdd02bab84a5c7bccc67428e3 - kernel commit it's compiling from

https://github.com/mishaor/pmbootstrap - repository with device

https://forum.xda-developers.com/galaxy-star/orig-development/recovery-teamwin-recovery-project-3-0-0-t3314308 - TWRP port to this device (on which ROM is tested)