TriangleAway has been updated to v2.70, adding support for the Galaxy S3 Mini GT-I8190 !
Posted on 2013-02-20, 11 comments, 50 +1's, imported from Google+/Chainfire

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As usual, it may take Play a few hours to update.

Lindsay unfunk Freeman commented on 2013-02-20 at 11:57:

sooo, I dunno if you do support requests over G+ but this was just perfect timing - my GT-i9300 has been displaying a red "!" in the top left-hand corner of the initial boot screen since I've tried downgrading to Samsung firmware (for an RMA request). Triangle Away isn't getting rid of this. I figure it's a bad thing. Any idea as to what to do about that?

Ziggy Winnicki commented on 2013-02-20 at 12:07:

Hey Lindsay, it does work! Just follow this you tube video Tutorial Samsung Galaxy S3 : How To UNROOT and Reset Flash Counter

Lindsay unfunk Freeman commented on 2013-02-20 at 12:20:

yeah, I just worked it out - fixing mine involved an extra step - I had to flash the oldest firmware package I could find so I could get an older bootloader. Go figure.

Thanks heaps though :)

Ziggy Winnicki commented on 2013-02-20 at 12:22:

No problems man! Keep up the good work CHAINFIRE...

Andy Mogilewski commented on 2013-02-20 at 12:23:

+Ziggy   what does the flash counter do or cause ?

Andy Mogilewski commented on 2013-02-20 at 12:31:

+Robert Mooers  Oh.. But no harm to actual phone

Serhat c commented on 2013-02-20 at 12:36:

Sgs2 ?

Matteo Panella commented on 2013-02-20 at 14:35:

Samsung definitely upped the ante on the P51xx: the last version of Triangle Away successfully resets the status (verified by starting up the system in download mode right after resetting the counter), but it appears that the SBL shipped with JellyBean measures in some way (hardcoded list of SHA1 hashes, perhaps?) the kernel that it's booting and sets the flash counter to 1 if it's not what it expects.

My reversing skills are close to zero (especially on ARM), so I can't analyze the SBL directly to confirm or deny my hypothesis on how things take place, but they're definitely doing something nasty while loading the kernel/recovery (otherwise the flash counter status wouldn't revert to 1/custom).

Chainfire commented on 2013-02-20 at 14:41:

+Matteo Panella Yes, this is the case for most new devices and bootloaders: you need to be on stock kernel and recovery for the counter to remain 0.

Matteo Panella commented on 2013-02-20 at 14:44:

Bummer. Oh well, it was fun while it lasted ;-)

Basti Bojek commented on 2013-02-22 at 04:50:

Btw it also works now on my Japanese SGS 3!!!

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