B@stard - Agile (20120718)
B@stard Hybrid: Agile (20120718)
Created by wu-wei
Those of you who regularly use my builds know the drill, but this one incorporates new files from the just-released 220.127.116.119 OS.
I have also modified several files based on feedback from my testers. I believe we have isolated the closing page error.
My hybrids go through testing on several devices, and I am confident that my builds work well on all OS6 devices.
Recommended base OS versions:
9650: 18.104.22.1687 (or 22.214.171.1249)
***NOTE: If you are using a 9700 and experience the "closing page" error, I recommend using 126.96.36.1998 as the base OS for this build.
While these base OSes are recommended, Agile will work over any 188.8.131.52xx or .7xx OS. If you have found another OS in those series that works best for you, certainly feel free to use that one instead.
Please note that some users have reported a "break-in" period with any hybrid. That is, the first day or so has poor battery life, but then things stabilize and we start sipping at the battery again. Battery life is critically important to me, so I am always mindful of those issues (and reluctant to leave my beloved 9700 for some shiny new OS7 device). I have not experienced this phenomenon myself, but I did want to mention that it is possible.
To install this hybrid, extract the contents of this zip file into the Java folder of the base OS you choose to use. On my system, these files were extracted into C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Research In Motion\Shared\Loader Files\9700M_v184.108.40.2063_P220.127.116.11\Java.
When you extract the cod files into the folder listed above, you should be prompted to confirm that you want to replace existing files. If you are not prompted, then you are probably trying to extract to the wrong directory and the hybrid files will not be installed on your device.
If you do not know exactly what you're doing, then you should choose one of the following options:
1. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO INSTALL THIS HYBRID.
2. Read my guide on the CrackBerry forums, available here: Hybrid OS Installation Guide
3. Read any How To posts by elite1 in practically any hybrid or leaked OS thread on CrackBerry.com
4. Search the CrackBerry forums and read as much as you can find about how the BlackBerry OS loader process works.
This package does NOT include any third party applications at all. I build hybrid OSes. I do not promote any apps or force users to choose whether they want to install apps they may not want. If you are looking for a particular third party app, I probably have an opinion about it and may be able to tell you where to find it (I'm talking free or paid versions, NOT WAREZ).
Many thanks to ench18, bmercer94, evered78, kev23m, leontam, lordnorms, Soulja Boy, and walestrings for testing and feedback.
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- CrackBerry User
07-19-2012, 06:28 AM #7
- 23 Posts
Running fantastic on my 9800. Very snappy, browser is fast, gps lock, wifi and 3G all perfect. Currently still suffering a bit from battery drain due to the reindexing etc. but overall Agile seems great. Also found no lag whatsoever on the browsing media.
Last edited by bartman; 07-19-2012 at 06:30 AM.
- CrackBerry User
07-19-2012, 08:36 AM #9
- 16 Posts
I'm going to try this later after work. Currently downloading it using my 9780. My weekend will be busy testing this release. Thanks again Wu.From Android to Blackberry
HTC Desire (Rooted/S-Off)
RSK with Amaze Cam v7.2 Custom ROM
Blackberry Bold 9780
B@stard Acacia release Hybrid OS
- CrackBerry Abuser
07-19-2012, 11:56 AM #14
- 104 Posts
Alright...initial report 12 hours in on a 9700.
Battery consumption is better for me compared to Afterburner, and unit is not running as hot. I did a security wipe and app deletion prior to intalling his hybrid. Also wiped the OS and started with white screened device.
Browers thus far has been very good. Fast...loading multiple tabs with no issues. Have not loaded a super large page yet, but for my normal browsing use it has been monster.
12 hours in and the hour glass is much less eventful. I take this as the OS starting to settle, and all in all the interface is snappy and without lags.
I still had the lag when trying to preview a photo that was just taken by the camera. Basically, I take the picture...scroll all the way to the left preview menu and click. The photo takes about 15 seconds to render. I will see if this improves as the OS settles.
Memory leak is holding at about 22 to 23 MB from an initial value of approximately 90. Does not impact performance.
Thanks again for the hard work in building and testing this build. If i can resolve the photo preview lag then I am golden.
- 07-19-2012, 12:04 PM #15
Now using Agile, guess it hasn't settled but so I can't say anything now but tested the browser with 3 tabs but it still say memory low and shutdown even after closing one tab.
Thought Wu really put so much into this but I guess we will still wait till it settles and try again but can't stop using browser because when am not on my pc it is my pc.
Hope Wu will still try looking at this issue and find a solution for it and don't rush the next hybrid, you need time to perfect this, said that because I feel Agile was rushed.
Thanks Wu for your effort.
Last edited by shynepapin; 07-19-2012 at 12:13 PM.
- CrackBerry Abuser
07-19-2012, 02:58 PM #20
- 113 Posts
got trouble installing this at first. it suddenly become all white after load it. even icons become sort of square symbols. then i do from scratch. wiped it, and install the new base.
now, it's done. will drop the review after 24 hours from now.
- 07-19-2012, 03:35 PM #22
Backed up my data and completely wiped my phone and installed the Hybrid on the 6.0 Bundle 2949 (v18.104.22.1688, Platform 22.214.171.124)
Base and booting is quick absolutely no lag smooth performance not lag in the picture gallery no lag after taking a picture response is a lot more smoother excellent browsing experience now haven't had a closing page yet pages that usually close now fully load and displays as it should
Battery drain is much less than afterburner and 8 hours into the install only -0.9mb lost memory
Thanks wu-wei for an excellent hybrid
I wanted to let folks know that I have not completely resolved the closing page error, but I am not seeing it happen very frequently. There's just no way around hardware limitations on the 9700, it seems.