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This is the Android device configuration for Xperia S.
To setup a tree and build images for the device do the following:
repo init as described by Google over at:
Put the following snippet in
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <manifest> <remote name="sony" fetch="git://github.com/sonyxperiadev/" /> <project path="device/sony/lt26" name="device-sony-lt26" remote="sony" revision="master" /> <project path="vendor/sony/dash" name="DASH" groups="device" revision="master" remote="sony" /> <remove-project name="platform/hardware/invensense" /> </manifest>
Download the zip file with vendor binaries from: http://developer.sonymobile.com/knowledge-base/open-source/android-open-source-project-for-xperia-devices/
In the root of your Android code tree unzip the
You should now have a directory named
vendor/sony/lt26 in your tree.
Unfortunately the vendor binaries needs a couple of patches to be compatible with
AOSP. Apply the patches by running the
apply_patch tool in the root of your Android code
To flash the images produced make sure your device is unlocked, as described on http://unlockbootloader.sonymobile.com/
Enter fastboot mode on the device by pressing volume up while inserting the USB
cable or execute
adb reboot bootloader.
fastboot flash userdata out/target/product/lt26/userdata.img
Reflashing userdata is not necessary every time, but incompatibilities with previous content might result in a device that doesn't boot. If this happens try to reflash just the userdata again.