nandroid and "Scenes"


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  1. mozetti

    mozetti Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    So I delved into the world of ROMs to try out the koush Cyanogen6-test8 a few days ago. I was diligent and did a full Titanium backup and a nandroid backup. After a couple of days I realized that I'm a fan of Vanilla Android, but I also need something polished. Nothing against Cyanogen, but I will wait until it's finished.

    Anyhow, I restored my nandroid backup and when the phone rebooted there were no icons or widgets on my screens. So, I did a full restore using my Titanium backup. Still no icons or widgets. I went through the process of setting up my screens/scene again and at some point I noticed that my old scene (icon/widget placement) came back.

    Now, today I was having some trouble with Wifi Tether, so I booted into recovery and wiped everything (cache and the other one -- full system wipe, I think it's called). I did another nandroid restore and the same result -- no icons or widgets on my screens.

    My understanding of the nandroid backup was that you'd basically get everything restored like it was when you did the backup. I don't really mind that I have to set up the screens again. It's a small price to pay for root and customizing the phone. But, I wanted to make sure I wasn't doing anything wrong or that there was something wrong with my setup.

    I know this place is filled with people that know a lot more than I ever will, so can anyone weigh in on this? Is this how it was supposed to work, or is there something wonky going on?

    Thanks.
     

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  2. ezy1022

    ezy1022 Active Member

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    i'm not sure what you are doing wrong but when i do a nandroid restore my phone is restored in every way, snapshot of what my phone was when backed up. that is how the backup process works...it is possible you got a faulty backup...i would set everything up again the way you like, delete your current nand backup and back up again...i know i once had a bad backup and couldnt restore whatsoever
     
  3. GrandMasterB

    GrandMasterB Go Go Gadget Flow! VIP Member

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    +1 Nandroid restore should be a picture perfect image of your set-up when you backed up. Set it all up again and create a new Nandroid backup. If it does it again then we know theres a persistent problem and we can go from there.
     
  4. crazydog

    crazydog Well-Known Member

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    Make sure you've SAVED YOUR CUSTOM SCENE before doing a backup!

    I lost all the changes to my scene that I made in a while when I applied the 2.2 leak + Titanium, so I'd have to assume that nandroid will do the same thing; it won't back up an unsaved scene.

    On a completely opposite note, I've never had trouble with nandroid not restoring my scene, saved or not, but it might make a difference for you. =/
     

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