Updated to 2.2 and Now Broken


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    gdashoff21 Member This Topic's Starter

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    So I am new to Android and rooting and have gotten stuck. I upgraded to 2.2 through ClockworkMod Recovery and got Froyo up and running. I thought I could get my apps back from Bootstrap recovery so I tried to run that from the recovery before I upgraded and now when I boot I am stuck at the Motorola screen. I tried pulling the battery out but end up with the same problem. Am I screwed?
     

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  2. draconius

    draconius Well-Known Member

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    You are not screwed. You can boot into recovery mode and providing your made a backup you can restore that.


    1. [*]Turn your phone off.
      [*]Hold down “Home” and press “Power” until the Motorola logo appears.
      [*]Release ”Power” and continue to hold “Home” until an exclamation appears.
      [*]Release “Home” and press the “Search” button once.
      [*]Your phone will now enter recovery. ​
     
  3. gdashoff21

    gdashoff21 Member This Topic's Starter

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    So I got the recovery page up, at the bottom it says

    E: Can't open /cache/recovery/command

    Is this a problem? I made the original recovery file with Bootstrap and that was the file I originally tried to load when I had this problem.

    The other options are
    reboot system now
    apply sdcard:update.zip
    wipe data/factory reset
    wipe cache partition
     
  4. bobomatic

    bobomatic Well-Known Member

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    the, wipe data/factory reset will bring you back to 2.1
     
  5. gdashoff21

    gdashoff21 Member This Topic's Starter

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    That's what I tried, it went through the steps in about 5 minutes and reset itself and then the motorola logo just came back up.
     
  6. notoriouslyKEN

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    I'd try clearing the cache and reboot. If that doesn't work, perform a factory reset and reboot. If all else fails, flash it back to 2.1 and try the upgrade again.
     
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    gdashoff21 Member This Topic's Starter

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    I tried clearing the cache and then did the factory reset and it is still stuck on the Motorola sign. I am working on trying to flash back to 2.1 but now my battery is dead. Will it charge in this state?
     
  8. VoidedSaint

    VoidedSaint Resident Ninja VIP Member

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    If ur stuck at moto screen u have to flash back, its ur safest bet and most effective, search the forums for it, it may b in the stickied root thread at the top of the page
     
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    matty032 Well-Known Member

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    Rootwiki.com
     
  10. VoidedSaint

    VoidedSaint Resident Ninja VIP Member

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    Im on my x now and I don't have the reverting back to 2.1 bookmarked here, u need to flash back if u installed a custom rom, and once u do u can start all over again
     
  11. MadlibTheBadKid

    MadlibTheBadKid Well-Known Member

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    These are the threads that scare me.
     
  12. VoidedSaint

    VoidedSaint Resident Ninja VIP Member

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    They shouldn't rooting is fun gives u more options, n trust me, it took me a month of reading before I took the plunge
     
  13. bostoniansurvivor

    bostoniansurvivor Well-Known Member

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    False.
     
  14. Flyingfish

    Flyingfish Well-Known Member

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    I have been stuck here also i finally bought a new phone i am just going to stick at rooted 2.1 till i figure out how to fix the other
     
  15. VDubBugMan53

    VDubBugMan53 Well-Known Member

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    you have to flash the SBF....that is your only option...download RSD lite and apply the patch then flash the SBF...then BAM your back to a brand new X
     
  16. gdashoff21

    gdashoff21 Member This Topic's Starter

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    That is what I am trying to do now, I was trying at work on my mac through VMWare but had problems with it failing early on in the process and now my battery is dead. Any idea if the battery will charge in this state? Currently I am letting my fiancee's charge up so I can steal her battery and then I'm going to try it on a Vista computer.
     
  17. VDubBugMan53

    VDubBugMan53 Well-Known Member

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    that will work....not sure if it will charge or not like it is....if it is charged in a good phone you will be fine
     
  18. Aggie12

    Aggie12 Well-Known Member

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    yeah my battery was in your state. I freaked out. i just put it on the charger that night. prayed. woke up and everything was all good.
     
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    gdashoff21 Member This Topic's Starter

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    I think I finally got it all set up, anyone know about how long it takes to flask 2.1 back? Thanks for all the help too.
     
  20. VDubBugMan53

    VDubBugMan53 Well-Known Member

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    id bet 5 min from the time you hit the start button
     
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    gdashoff21 Member This Topic's Starter

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    Sweet!!! Eye of the Doid!!! My baby is back, thanks for the help I really appreciate it, now to try and do it right this time.
     
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    gdashoff21 Member This Topic's Starter

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    On another note, I reinstalled Easyroot and ClockworkMod Recovery to try and install Froyo again. Now when I try to reboot into recovery or reboot and install Froyo my phone just restarts and starts back up normally, anyone know any reason it isn't loading into recovery?
     

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