urgent help needed -- Rectools.tar.gz was not found on sdcardSupport


  1. prash123

    prash123 New Member

    guys I did a factory data restore on my samsung galaxy i7500(not L).
    after that it rebooted into recovery and showed a msg
    MINI RECOVERY MODE
    the archive: rectools.tar.gz was not found on sd card
    this small recovery ............. blah blah blah

    guys I did the following steps-
    1. connected my phone to pc
    2. already installed all the drivers needed
    3. in cmd prompt gave the commands >
    C:\android-sdk-windows\tools>adb push RECTOOLS.tar.gz /sdcard/
    it shows me
    failed to copy
    now please tell me what to do for fixing this issue
    as I've already read other threads related , but couldn't understand the steps for using odin as told by DaSchmarotzer in the link:
    http://androidforums.com/i7500-all-things-root/180231-galaxy-big-problem-help.html

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  2. Daniel4475

    Daniel4475 New Member

    I had the same just now.

    Only solution, after trying for hours to get ADB or fastboot to work as a solution, I had a different solution: I took my regular smartphone (Nokia E72), removed its SD card. Took the SD card from the Galaxy and put it in the E72; then connected the E72 to my PC, copied the files needed (rectools and the things I wanted to install - the last nightly from Drakaz), put it back in the Galaxy, and it worked.

    It did take 4 attempts before it went into the recovery (the first times I got the 'mini-recovery' thing again), but after a couple of tries it went through. Now I have 2.3.4 installed and, it seems, working quite well.

    The only downside is you need another smartphone, or an external micro-SD reader for your PC...
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