CyanogenMod 12 on LG’s Optimus G (E975)

An Optimus G E975 (Intl) was still waiting for wakeup, but official updates stuck at Android 4.4.2.

So I applied CyanogenMod to that phone and since it was not that easy to gather all the necessary information, I write down a short protocol of the steps, that helped in my case. I started with the rather incomplete (with respect to rooting and recovery) howto at

Android 2.3 on Motorola's Milestone

Waiting for the upgrade to a newer post-2.1 Android by Motorola, I heard rumours about the Android 2.2 released recently, that were not very positive with respect to quality.

So I decided to get Android 2.3 via CyanogenMod on the Milestone with the help of OpenRecovery G.O.T..