E-Series Firmware Downgrade (SamyGO Proof of Concept)

Here is information about customize your E series firmware..:!:This forum is NOT FOR USER questions or problems but DEVELOPER.

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Re: Firmware Downgrade E-Series (SamyGO Proof of Concept)

Post by arris69 » Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:46 am

M11 wrote:...
So that means the E series can be downgraded, correct?
more or less, but i really not see here a reason for downgrade...
Arris, I also have a E series TV, if I can help you in testing something then let me know.
good to hear, only problem is we need a tester who is willing to brick the device.
plan is to flash a firmware with custom kernel, rootfs and modified exe partition. manually flash was successful but we need to test it over "regular" update procedure too...

so if somebody has an e-series device (T-ECPDEUC based), maybe with some warranty issue (extreme clouding etc.) then let us check firmware update before you call the service.

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Re: Firmware Downgrade E-Series (SamyGO Proof of Concept)

Post by arris69 » Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:48 am

superb1 wrote:
M11 wrote:So that means the E series can be downgraded, correct?
Yes but its cheating the system by increasing the version number past what you are currently on.

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after "downgrade" you have the correct version not the "faked one".

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Re: Firmware Downgrade E-Series (SamyGO Proof of Concept)

Post by superb1 » Sun Sep 02, 2012 12:26 pm

Just an update i finally got around to trying the downgrade and it worked successfully.
I did update back to the firmware i was on cause the tv started being really slow in responding to remote control commands after being power on for awhile.
90% sure the downgrade was not responsible for this because i updated the firmware almost straight away after using tv for the first time and i remember the same tv at the shop acted similar to this so i guess it could be original firmware problem

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Re: Firmware Downgrade E-Series (SamyGO Proof of Concept)

Post by superb1 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 5:35 am

Hi Arris has T-ECPUABC version been patched yet?

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Re: Firmware Downgrade E-Series (SamyGO Proof of Concept)

Post by arris69 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 8:02 am

superb1 wrote:Hi Arris has T-ECPUABC version been patched yet?
status is always in first post updated (viewtopic.php?f=50&t=4313)

thnx
arris

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Re: Firmware Downgrade E-Series (SamyGO Proof of Concept)

Post by superb1 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:57 am

So i guess no atm,
arris69 wrote: Prepared SamyGO Patched Firmwares on Server (telnetd started at boot):
  • T-ECPDEUC (success: verified)
Prepared Samsung Firmware on Server (original, just for downgrade):
  • T-ECPAKUC (success: verified)
  • T-MST10PDEUC (success: pending)
I can ask will we be able to patch our own firmware at a later date?

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Re: Firmware Downgrade E-Series (SamyGO Proof of Concept)

Post by arris69 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:06 pm

superb1 wrote:....
I can ask will we be able to patch our own firmware at a later date?
with enabled telnet people have the chance 50:50 to brick the tv, if anybody can build and flash a firmware then we get 100 bricks/day.

you can add stuff you need to extensions pack, this is the most "safe" way...

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Re: Firmware Downgrade E-Series (SamyGO Proof of Concept)

Post by superb1 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:24 pm

Yes i agree there is more chance for users to brick and i'm sure u don't want the forums filled with "help i bricked my tv" so safest way is better.
The reason i ask can we patch our own firmware is with c-series rooting stayed if you updated firmware, so if patching is only available via otn some users may be restricted to firmware version available

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Re: Firmware Downgrade E-Series (SamyGO Proof of Concept)

Post by mamo » Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:30 pm

Hi,
Firmware Downgrade success at T-ECPDEUC from Version 1018.1 to 1010.3 SamyGO Patched.
Telnet and FTP working.

What can i do to prevent to brick my TV / unbrick preparation?
Ex-Link cable is working
RS232 Setting in the Service-Menu is set to "debug"
Watchdog option in the Service-Menu is turned off
But i cant find backup exe.img ( stored on /dev/tbml10 )
Best Regards
mamo

Samsung UE46ES8090 / T-ECPDEUC-2011.1 / SamyGO Extensions

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Re: Firmware Downgrade E-Series (SamyGO Proof of Concept)

Post by arris69 » Thu Sep 13, 2012 3:18 pm

mamo wrote:Hi,
Firmware Downgrade success at T-ECPDEUC from Version 1018.1 to 1010.3 SamyGO Patched.
Telnet and FTP working.

What can i do to prevent to brick my TV / unbrick preparation?
Ex-Link cable is working
RS232 Setting in the Service-Menu is set to "debug"
Watchdog option in the Service-Menu is turned off
But i cant find backup exe.img ( stored on /dev/tbml10 )
if you call

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/bin/mount
you'll see that e-series use mmc partitions and not bml stuff.

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