Reply to post: Re: Workarounds

Got an Android phone? SMASH IT with a hammer – and do it NOW

chasil

Re: Workarounds

I have found these two references on boot-loop problems disabling the stagefright booleans in build.prop:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=62069940&postcount=8

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=62073754&postcount=18

The user in the final post did not preserve ownership/permissions on the build.prop file. His boot-loop had nothing directly to do with disabling stagefright.

I used the busybox vi editor with an external keyboard to change my build.prop, obviating this issue.

I have seen no clear evidence that disabling stagefright will harm the Android OS if done correctly and with care (YMMV).

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