Heimdall is a cross-platform open-source tool suite used to flash firmware (aka ROMs) onto Samsung Galaxy S devices. Heimdall uses the same protocol as Odin to interact with a device in download mode. USB communication in Heimdall is handled by the popular open-source USB library, libusb-1.0. Why “Heimdall”? The flashing software Odin is named after […]
ODIN, RUU and Heimdall For anyone unaware, ODIN is the Samsung equivalent of HTC’s RUU. Both are full ROMs which can only be installed via Windows. The ODIN ROMs can be used to restore a semi-bricked phone, that won’t boot to recovery or into the full OS, as all that is needed is Download mode. […]
Finally odin running on Lucid with live chart by applying a patch for vista. For those looking for Odin (Samsung rom loader) for Linux; check here.