700p Grack ROMTool

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700p Grack ROMTool

Post by drploof » Tue Aug 28, 2007 5:21 am

I can't seem to get the ROMTool to talk to my 700p, the connection with the usb activesync cable and the drivers are installed correctly.

I get the following:




1.pmsys =0xA1708FBC


rev_number 0x5

DVT1 board :rev_number 0x5





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from debug tab in Grack ROMTool...

Any help?

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Re: 700p Grack ROMTool

Post by kocoman » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:14 pm

The 650 romtool loads something with "mw" on to the bootloader to run something. 700p bootloader is different (due to integrate with WM). the only thing you can do with the romtool now is to convert rom.a.pdb, rom.b.pdb etc into a single file
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Re: 700p Grack ROMTool

Post by m4f1050 » Mon May 25, 2009 12:45 am

Can this single file be uploaded via SD Update when you turn on the 700p holding UP and SIDE buttons while powering up? I have a 700p that reboots itself over and over, tried to do the 755p upgrade and it locked up in the middle of it, I left it 2 days hoping it would finish but battery died and it did the reset loop.

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Re: 700p Grack ROMTool

Post by Automator_0 » Thu Oct 08, 2009 7:41 am

I'm in need of something like this.....(treo700p will not make it past ACCESS screen). I have a clean backup (ram2sd backup).....but not sure how to put it on SD. Used linux to dd if=./TREO_BACKUP of=/dev/SDCARD bs=1M so card would have raw format....and when I sd2ram I get SW_RST to update ram from sd, but when I hit reset button.....nothing.....WTF

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Re: 700p Grack ROMTool

Post by Shadowmite » Sun Oct 25, 2009 8:16 pm

Sorry I can't be of much help as I haven't had a 700p in a long time. I hate to say it, but treocentral might better serve questions like this for now. Someday I may get some users back... But rest assured I read the posts here, eventually... And help when I can.
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Re: 700p Grack ROMTool

Post by kocoman » Sat Jan 02, 2010 12:21 am

I have suggested (?) before that you could create a hybird WM bootloader+PalmOS, then flash it in like the WM6 upgrade (might not work, just THEORY!!).

but again, the people that have a 'better chance of knowing the stuff'.. but they don't have the Treos anymore :) Thats why I keep on asking for donation (for 700p.. not "other" non 700p devices I have received) haha but no one would do it, they all ask for help when even the people who has 'better chance of knowing the stuff'.

but in reality, no one has huge batches of 700p to give out to test.. "electronics are more expansive than gold" :)

Thats why there's no more updates anymore..(700p forums become quiet/spammed as you move on with life with other devices) because there is no device to try it on :)

Thats the story.. the wave is gone, people went with blackberry and iphone..
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Re: 700p Grack ROMTool

Post by zadriel » Thu Jan 28, 2010 11:26 am

KOCOMAN,

I'm the guy who called you a while back on the phone. I still have palm 700p that need the esn changed. I'm willing to donate one to you if you will also change one for me. Or at least be willing to walk me through it.

The problem? I MUST change it to an ESN of an 8350 phone I also have. It has a different kind of ESN.

Can you help?

I am stuck and have been looking for help since last year when I called you on the phone.

Anyone?

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Re: 700p Grack ROMTool

Post by kocoman » Thu Jan 28, 2010 7:18 pm

zadriel wrote:KOCOMAN,

I'm the guy who called you a while back on the phone. I still have palm 700p that need the esn changed. I'm willing to donate one to you if you will also change one for me. Or at least be willing to walk me through it.

The problem? I MUST change it to an ESN of an 8350 phone I also have. It has a different kind of ESN.

Can you help?

I am stuck and have been looking for help since last year when I called you on the phone.

Anyone?
Who did you speak with on what phone number and what month last year? After July/2009. If so, I don't think the person you are talking to was me.
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Re: 700p Grack ROMTool

Post by zadriel » Thu Jan 28, 2010 7:32 pm

Hey, I called last year. Don't remember exactly when. The number I called was area code 647 and the last four digits were 2800.

So anyhow, I still need help.

I'm trying to make my 700p have the same esn number as my 8350. The 8350 is a longer esn I think.

Anyhow, anything you can do to help me would be appreciated. I'll happily donate a 700p to you if you can help me. I also am willing to pay some for the assistance.

You can email me at zadrielATaolDOTcom

Please include a proper phone number to call you at and perhaps we can work something out. I really need this to happen if you can help me at all.

Thanks again.
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Re: 700p Grack ROMTool

Post by kocoman » Fri Jan 29, 2010 11:47 am

In theory: To do that you would need a Centro's radio rom (that has a later revision of the radio software that supports MEID) then somehow make it compatible with the Treo 700p radio and 700p regular rom

but I don't have the items to try it. plus the Centro MEID is not confirmed. so there's little hope for that sorry
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Re: 700p Grack ROMTool

Post by zadriel » Fri Jan 29, 2010 3:47 pm

So if I come up with a centrino you could help me flash the centrino with the MEID I need?

In otherwords, I'm willing to go to a different model palm OS device, if it will do what I need.

Then I'd be able to donate more than one 700p to you!

I just need to change the MEID to my current 8350's. AND be able to use the palm OS functions.

Can you help?

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Re: 700p Grack ROMTool

Post by kocoman » Sat Jan 30, 2010 1:08 am

zadriel wrote:So if I come up with a centrino you could help me flash the centrino with the MEID I need?

In otherwords, I'm willing to go to a different model palm OS device, if it will do what I need.

Then I'd be able to donate more than one 700p to you!

I just need to change the MEID to my current 8350's. AND be able to use the palm OS functions.

Can you help?
No because its just a "theory" I "THINK" saw when I was browsing some forum that I forgot which now some years ago. Since I did not have a Centro myself, I had not looked into it anymore, maybe someone else can confirm for me if Centro supports MEID or not...

Also palm is a diffuclt to reverse because there is no ARM emulator, or a debugging port. Unless someone leak some info how to ie: put a breakpoint on a palm program while running (without source code).. that would need to go to the c4pda forums.. but they don't really accept you as a moderator unless you really know how to crack palm stuff. I am just a script kiddie kind ... I don't have computer science background from university. I wished I had but can't afford school and I am not gifted enough for brusary, etc.

But if I find anything interesting, usually I will release it. but nowadays many admin deletes the DCMA messages posted to forums to avoid being sued.. So there is no good place to post.

sorry about my ranting
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Re: 700p Grack ROMTool

Post by Shadowmite » Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:47 pm

i am pretty certain I saw a working centro meid solution at mobile-files. They are down right now so I can't find it for you... But most radio's have supported that for awhile if you activate the mode (however most can not be switched back). Chances are you can do what you are after but it'll take some time and research.
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Re: 700p Grack ROMTool

Post by kocoman » Mon Feb 01, 2010 7:51 pm

Shadowmite wrote:i am pretty certain I saw a working centro meid solution at mobile-files. They are down right now so I can't find it for you... But most radio's have supported that for awhile if you activate the mode (however most can not be switched back). Chances are you can do what you are after but it'll take some time and research.
I only saw that centro had MEID.. I am not sure if I saved/printed that pic/thread somewhere. but I don't think I did because I would never have a Centro (electronics are worth more than gold)

I activated the MEID mode on the Novatel U720, but as you said, then could NOT go back, then when trying got my CEFS corrupted.. and THEN half a year found out myself that we did NOT need to repair ESN/MEID for EVDO!! arrgh..!

Most mobile files people are just leechers, and just money grab for selling on ebay/flashing with YOUR/MY method, and PLEASE HELP UGRENT.. thats why even if its down its not much meaning for me... I will go back to your forum

(well maybe expect the PCMICA EVDO to USB thread)
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Re: 700p Grack ROMTool

Post by zadriel » Thu Feb 18, 2010 11:13 am

ONCE AGAIN....

I STILL NEED HELP 2years I've been trying to figure this out.

I have a work phone... 8350. I am not allowed to provide my own phone. I've offered to donate it. And our stupid phone dept will NOT activate a phone I donate to them.

SOOOOOO..

Can anyone please help?

I need a phone to emulate the 8350 MEID ESN.

But I'd like that phone to run palm software and calendar functions, to do, etc. But I DON'T NEED, and prefer not to have to have internet... as this could create an issue with our phone team seeing internet charges come across.

CAN ANYONE SUGGEST A WAY TO DO THIS THAT ****WILL**** WORK?

HELP?

OR IS THERE A BETTER PLACE TO INQURE ABOUT THIS? I AM WILLING TO COMPENSATE FOLKS WHO MAKE THIS HAPPEN FOR ME OR CAN GIVE ME THE TOOLS TO DO IT.

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