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Old January 11th, 2011, 07:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Flashing SBF on a mac

Bit of a noob to the custom roms and stuff but I had apex installed and running fine and was going to try out gummyjar 2.5 and in the process of just putting the zip file onto my phone seem to have bricked it. It won't boot past the Moto screen. I've tried pulling the battery several times and also have attempted to put the phone into recovery manually trying every option in that mode. Nothing seems to be working.

I've done some searching and seen a lot of threads about SBF but really don't know what it is and can't seem to find much in the vein of flashing the bootloader with a mac.

can someone help me out?

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Old January 11th, 2011, 07:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Can you get into recovery and install from the SD Card? Is it just that nothing will install? The reason I ask is because you can now SBF without a computer. You can put the full SBF file directly on your SD Card and install from there.

You can download the file from Update to 2.3.340 easily!

If you download the file to your computer you can take your SD Card out and (with an adaptor) install the file directly to the card. Put it back into you phone and boot into recovery and install the SBF.

Maybe someone else has a better way but that's my idea.

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Old January 11th, 2011, 09:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Check this thread out. Flashing SBF with a Mac - Droid Forum - Verizon Droid & the Motorola Droid Forum

Personally, I dual-boot into Ubuntu just for this reason. It makes flashing the SBF soooo easy. It takes about 10 minutes to flash it and you don't have to deal with RSDlite.
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