August 25th, 2013, 04:48 AM
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Trouble flashing CWM 6 (Possibly SU permissions error)
After a long night trying to google my way around the problems I'm having, I'm finding myself stuck. The ultimate goal: replace Samsung Touchstuff with CyanogenMod.
Steps taken already:
Flashed via ODIN ClockWorkMod Recovery 188.8.131.52. Flashed a superuser zip based on instructions from a youtube video - ROOT_M919UVUAMDL - the advice being not to flash the generic file for other S4s. Root Checker is installed and green - confirms that root access is enabled.
Downloaded ROM Manager - paid for the bloody thing too - which told me I was out of date by 6 versions. Went to Recovery Setup > Install or Update ClockworkMod > selected jfltetmo > pressed Flash ClockworkMod. It sits doing nothing, with a Downloading screen at 0% constantly, that just disappears when you click outside the box. Never asked for SU permissions.
Scrolled down and clicked Fix Permissions trying to get it to force an SU request. It did, and I granted. But then it gives me the error: "An error occurred while attempting to run privileged commands!" which would normally mean I'm not rooting, though the SU app indicates in the log that privileges were granted.
I tried to find instructions on flashing the new version of CWM manually, but they all talk about using ODIN and a zip file, and the website only provides .img files, and not knowing nearly enough I don't want to risk it. Any suggestions or advice would be incredibly helpful and appreciated!