Root stock recovery and rom manager

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  1. ccsoccer03

    ccsoccer03 Well-Known Member
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    For the life of me, I can't seem to flash the stock recovery using my phone. I've used terminal, rebooted in recovery and tried to flash zip. Nothing works, just using my phone. I see a flash alternate recovery option in rom manager but idk how to activate it? Help?
     

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  2. savoxis

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    Download flash_image, unzip place on sdcard, place recovery image on sdcard
    Code (Text):
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    2. / # mount -o remount,rw -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock4 /system  
    3. / # cat /sdcard/flash_image > /system/bin/flash_image  
    4. / # chmod 755 /system/bin/flash_image  
    5. / # mount -o remount,ro -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock4 /system  
    6. / # flash_image recovery /sdcard/NAMEOFIMAGE.img  
    7.  / # reboot
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    replace NAMEOFIMAGE with the name of the image ofcourse, and if you get an out of memory error run flash_image again. YOU NEED TO DO THIS FROM A TERMINAL WITH ROOT, it can be a terminal on the phone, or adb
     
  3. skater95

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    I have a guide on it
     
  4. ccsoccer03

    ccsoccer03 Well-Known Member
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    The first command always spits out " Usage: mount [-r] [-w] ... and so on, like I didn't type it right, but I've done it so many times and double checked.
     
  5. skater95

    skater95 Well-Known Member
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    Look at mine..
     
  6. ccsoccer03

    ccsoccer03 Well-Known Member
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    Yourxs is the same thing with adb in front of it. I'm haveing an issue using the mount command
     
  7. skater95

    skater95 Well-Known Member
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    Is your sdcard mounted or un-mounted?
     
  8. ccsoccer03

    ccsoccer03 Well-Known Member
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    Alright maybe I haven't explained myself well enough. What I'm wanting to do is to be able to flash the recovery image without the assistance of a computer( aka terminal emulator, rom manager, or through the use of the clockwork recovery.) I know how to flash through a computer, and its super easy, but the ability to "1 click flash" back and forth between recoveries would be nice for ota's
     
  9. skater95

    skater95 Well-Known Member
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    Oh... I don't think you can do that...
     
  10. death2all110

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    Might try ally RR but rename the stock image to the one Ally RR uses
     
  11. darkxsun

    darkxsun Well-Known Member
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    That mount command is correct. Double check your typing.
     
  12. ccsoccer03

    ccsoccer03 Well-Known Member
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    I did it fine when I got home and used the computer. The whole point of this post was to see if there was an easier way to do it "phone only"
     
  13. darkxsun

    darkxsun Well-Known Member
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    Exactly what was suggested should have worked. I believe I've done it from the terminal emulator. Anyway, glad you got it working.
     
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