Help with custom recovery


  1. juchito

    juchito Active Member

    I have a Lg optimus m (2.2 stock) i root the phone with gingerbreak v1.20 and is rooted, Superuser is there and working. I download the custom recovery and put it in the sdcard, when i open the android terminal emulator i type su and work then i type just like it say in the post (flash_image recovery /sdcard/recovery-RA-optm-2.2.1-GNM.img) I try like this also lower case and always say not found. What is wrong???

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  2. brooklyn227

    brooklyn227 Well-Known Member

    I believe you can use rom manager for the optimus m, I used to use an app called recovery manager to flash back and forth between 3 or 4 recovery images on mine.

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/3h3uo0wwmmthlwo/RecoveryManager_v0.37b.apk

    hope this helps
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  3. alfick3

    alfick3 Well-Known Member

    Brooklyn227 is correct; you can use ROM Manager on your OM. It will be the recovery for the Cricket version of the OM, but it's identical in every way. I can't remember the exact model number but it's something like LW690 instead of MS690. You will flash it twice (make sure you are on wifi to do it).
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  4. juchito

    juchito Active Member

    Thanks a lot it worked... I have another issue, After installing the custom recovery I went ahead and install cm7 by reppard, Everything seems good except that when I press camera to obviously take a picture it reboot the phone, Any idea how to fix this?
  5. brooklyn227

    brooklyn227 Well-Known Member

    Never had that problem, try this port maybe.

    http://androidforums.com/optimus-m-all-things-root/517309-rom-sap-backside-cm7-2-port.html

    It's about the most stable and up to date rom for the optimus m.
  6. alfick3

    alfick3 Well-Known Member

    I remember having that problem occasionally. It also happened when I'd open and use Google Maps, sometimes. I think it's just a matter of small amount of RAM. The Reppards CM7 was the ROM of choice for me.

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