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Root 2.3.20 failing?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by infil, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. infil

    infil Well-Known Member
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    2.3.20 not completing? anyone else rooted having an issue installing the ota?
     

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  2. pool_shark

    pool_shark Well-Known Member
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    Mine failed 4 times. I believe it was due to not having the preinstalled apps back in place.

    I did successfully update while rooted, then had to re-root.
     
  3. Super_Six_Two

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    Mine didn't work so I SBFed.
     
  4. Thornfullessrose

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    I also flashed the SBF. I never got the update.
     
  5. infil

    infil Well-Known Member
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    i never deleted anything, just renamed heh, trying it after renaming everything
    back to stock
     
  6. Super_Six_Two

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    That should work, but if it doesn't, SBFing is pretty simple.
     
  7. infil

    infil Well-Known Member
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    renamed lol, pulled clockworkmod...trying again lol
    im stubborn and in a strange way lazy and dont want to sbf......lol
     
  8. infil

    infil Well-Known Member
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    :::sigh::: installing the 2.3.20 deodex downloaded from xda lol
     
  9. infil

    infil Well-Known Member
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    that worked, had to uninstall boostrapper but that was it, installed and preserved root. Reinstalled clockworkmod and everything seems to be working no probs :)

    edit: nextheme=bootloop lol
     
  10. JDunc

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    Did you get the theme for the right ROM or did you forgot to mount system maybe?
     
  11. infil

    infil Well-Known Member
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    Didn't see nextheme for 2.3.20 yet
     
  12. DroidMakesPwn

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    how did you root it afterwards because i tried the one click method and it keeps telling me i am rooted but i cannot give any permissions?
     
  13. pool_shark

    pool_shark Well-Known Member
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  14. S.meezy

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    So I kept trying and trying to update ota... Kept failing.... Does uninstalling nfs really not allow you to update?!!? Thats the only thing I've changed... Ugh, oh well, flashed the zip from wherever so i have 2.3.20 but no updated kernel/baseband....

    Droid makes pwn... Do u have su installed...? If not, dl it from the market if u can, see if that helps... Might b ur prob
     
  15. megna22

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    I got the 2.3 update but can't find it where do they upload it to?
     
  16. inssane

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    IMO, do it via PC - worked like magic for me.
    There is an update zip that is deodexed and you lose no data. On XDA I think.
    Also you need to be deodexed for a theme.
     

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