Author Topic: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom  (Read 4266 times)

sadgasm (OP)

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Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« on: September 18, 2019, 05:57:30 pm »
Hi there,

I own a Big Ben Gametab One (a rebrand of an Ipega Android handheld) and I think it is okay. But the firmware really is extremely slow and bloated.

Big Ben never released their source code or opened it for custom development as far as I know. Aside from installing custom firmware on my old Xperia S a few years ago I have no experience in custom ROMs whatsoever especially not in making one myself.

But I am making a vocational training as a software developer. So therefore I would like to know how hard is it to make my own leightweight custom ROM for such a device myself. I mean there so many Custom ROMs on XDA Developpers and if I can rely on other custom ROMs for similar chipsets is it possible to realize this without a huge amount of effort?
Handhelds:
Game Boy Classic, Game Boy Advance SP Classic NES Edition + EZ Flash IV, Nintendo DSLite + M4i Gold, PSP 1001, Big Ben Gametab One

Consoles:
Nintendo Super Enterteinment System, Nintendo Wii with Homebrew Channel, Sony Playstation 1, Sony Playstation 2, Sony Playstation 3

skelton

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2019, 03:51:11 pm »
It was a RK3188 right? If there is no source code, you can extract image and at least debloat the content or include root for example but more than that is complicated without code. If you use windows you can use RK3XXX tools by Sergio Powerony,

https://yadi.sk/d/XmMtw-qBmzQP7

it's an easy tool to unpack/repack rockchip images. Do you have at least a firmware in update.img format to begin with?

By the way, the firmware for that bigben was made by GPD (LOL), but they bloated it as always,....


Retired

Andvaider4pda

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2019, 07:00:28 pm »

Andvaider4pda

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2019, 07:07:48 pm »
5 years and i can creat new rom )
Can you help me ? I want creat rom for jxd 7800b 5.1.1 on 3.0.101 kernel
But i dont know how patching sourse luijji kernel kitkat and i have sorse 3.0.101 kernel 3188 tablet and firmware 5.1.1 aosp rk3188 tablet
Can you patch kernel )? Its best gift for not reach kids in new 2020 years , it realy happy new year)
Sorry for my english.

jxds78002001

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2019, 01:42:53 pm »
http://4pda.ru/forum/index.php?showtopic=961586
4.4.4 my rom
Loader 2.25 gl )
Your 4.4.4rom is very smooth, Thanks so much!

jxds78002001

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2020, 08:27:13 am »

Andvaider4pda

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2020, 05:43:57 pm »

jxds78002001

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2020, 04:32:08 am »
https://4pda.ru/forum/index.php?showtopic=961586&view=findpost&p=93434708
Lollipop with twrp 2.7.0
Thank you so much! However, I cannot install twrp in my gametab one, I do not know how to do it :'(
« Last Edit: February 23, 2020, 04:36:18 am by jxds78002001 »

Andvaider4pda

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2020, 03:01:35 pm »
 Flash in recovery partition

Andvaider4pda

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #9 on: February 23, 2020, 03:02:31 pm »
If I have time I complete lollipop in update.IMG in next weekend

jxds78002001

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2020, 05:41:35 pm »
If I have time I complete lollipop in update.IMG in next weekend
I'm looking forward to seeing it, thanks so much!!

Andvaider4pda

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2020, 06:15:36 pm »
all is ready . The archive will update.img with lollipop loader gen2.25, drivers and firmware + twrp + mp3 track special )

Andvaider4pda

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #12 on: February 24, 2020, 06:17:11 pm »
in the morning I will get to free wifi and upload to Mega.

Andvaider4pda

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #13 on: February 25, 2020, 02:11:23 pm »

Andvaider4pda

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #14 on: February 25, 2020, 02:12:35 pm »
Update.img
Works all but , i domt fix camera because i dont use camera on bbgto

Andvaider4pda

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #15 on: February 25, 2020, 05:47:27 pm »
Nice ?

jxds78002001

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #16 on: February 26, 2020, 06:08:21 am »
Update.img
Works all but , i domt fix camera because i dont use camera on bbgto
Yes, I do not use camera also.

jxds78002001

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #17 on: February 26, 2020, 06:19:28 am »
Nice ?
Very nice ~~ However, I flash BigbenGTO.img to my gametab one, It keeps looping the opening screen, and I can only see a black screen with a word "android" in the middle, It cannot access the system :'(

Andvaider4pda

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #18 on: February 26, 2020, 06:59:07 am »
If you see android you have access to systrm

Andvaider4pda

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Re: Big Ben Gametab One - DIY custom Rom
« Reply #19 on: February 26, 2020, 06:59:28 am »
Try reflash

 

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