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Discussion in 'Archived Threads' started by getitnowmarketing, May 6, 2011.

  1. chefjw

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    Well I gave up and tried the old 1.1.0 thunder-c recovery and it seems to work perfectly fine.
     

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    I'm sure GNM will let us know when he gets it fixed. I'm using clockwork untill this recovery is fixed.
     
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    Hi

    Today i successfully rooted my P500 (with z4root) and installed custom recovery (Custom Recovery P500/Thunderg v1.2). it was late night i stopped here.

    when i used the custom recovery for taking back up, i got the menu as mentioned by you with options:

    1. Nand Backup
    2. Nand Backup + .android secure
    3. Nand + ext backup
    4. Nand + ext backup +.android secure
    5. Nand Restore...

    I selected the 4th option, i got a message = Error: use "nandroid-mobile.sh from adb. The log file is attached. How do i take back-up

    One more Q - when i log into custom recovery a msg at the bottom of screen displayed saying - E: 'Bad Boot Message', any help on this?Other details:

    Phone - LG P500
    Custom recovery - Thunderg v1.2
     

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    Thats an old version please use the one listed on downloads in this thread. You want version 2.2.1
     
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    GNM any luck with the Optimus V recovery?
     
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    idid this and now my phone will not boot up instead its stuck at a screen that says fastboot mode started
    udc_start()
     
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    Has anyone playing around with 2.2.2 on the ally noticed Amonra recovery 2.2.1 will not stick? I can flash it, and boot into Amonra but after I reboot it goes back to Verizon's stock recovery and I must flash Amonra again to use it, then it goes back to Verizon's stock recovery again on the next reboot.

    **Edit** the phone boots up into 2.2.2 fine but when I try to go back into recovery its always Verizon's unless i reinstall Amonra before reboot.
     
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    When tried to install V 2.2.1 with the following commands:

    $ su
    su
    # mount -o remount,rw -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock1 /system
    mount -o remount,rw -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock1 /system
    # cat /sdcard/flash_image > /system/bin/flash_image
    cat /sdcard/flash_image > /system/bin/flash_image
    /sdcard/flash_image: No such file or directory

    I got the above error "no file....", but in fact the flash_image was there in the sd card. what may be problem

    Before using V2.2.1 should i uninstall older version or upgrade. I did not do this in the above case. If i have to uninstall upgrade, how should i do it. Pls help me.

    Battery is more than 60%
    Free space of about 1GB on sd card
     
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    You must remove install-recovery.sh as per directions.

    You must unzip flash_image.zip into root directory of sdcard (not in any folder)
     
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    I thought I had but apparently not, it's working now.:)
     
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    May I know is it the same method for me to update my custom recovery ? And how to check my current version of custom recovery ? Newbie here. Anyway, Big thank first ;)
     
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    Yes i ensured that the file is unzipped and the file was present at the root directory of sd card.

    I had no issues when i first rooted and installed the custom recovery. Today i tried to install the same V 1.2, i got the same error. Is it because the flash_image file is already present in the bin.?

    I am attaching the pics of root dir, battery level, free space availibility and the commands used by me to install V 2.2.1. I have also attached the recovery log file.

    i got error msg after second line of command.

    V2.2.1 was not intalled.

    Pls let me know the solution.
     

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    If you want try the optimus s recovery. It works just the home and menu buttons are switched.
     
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    I'm having the same problem on my LG Optimus V, as well. I didn't have any trouble while following the directions. (I didn't have the install-recovery.sh file to delete.)

    But when I try to boot to Recovery, I get just a black screen after the LG logo. If I keep holding the buttons, it usually reboots again into the normal mode. If I let go, it seems to just stay on a black screen until I pull the battery.

    I guess I should have read the whole thread before trying. (I also should have grabbed a copy of my oren stock recovery to fall back on.)

    Out of curiosity, what is the difference between the stock flash_image and the provided replacement?
     
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    More options. With this recovery your able to flash roms stock you can't. I tried the optimus s version on the optimus v and worked just the home and menu buttons are switched maybe try that one untill the optimus v version is fixed.
     
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    Yeah, I've learned the difference between the recovery images themselves. I was wondering what the difference is between the versions of the "flash_image" program itself (between the one that is already in /system/bin/ and the one we download and overwrite it with).


    I did find another Recovery .img that worked for me. It identifies itself as "RA-thunderc-1.1.0-GNM". So, thanks GNM! (Yes, the menu and home keys appear to be switched.)
     
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    So i believe i followed everything correctly (but since im having trouble apparently i havent. lol)

    I have an LG Optimus V

    so i type everything in the command prompt and when i enter the line where you type in the recovery image name i get the following:

    usage: flash_image partition file.img

    then when i type in sync.

    from this point i expected it to reboot automatically but nothing happened. So i fiddle around with my phone, turning it off, and pushing the home volume down and power button simultaneuously, but i cannot boot into recovery mode.

    any suggestions?
     
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    afterwards you type sync then reboot recovery
     
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    If your using the optimus v version its not working yet as far as I know. I'm using the optimus s version. The home and menu buttons are swapped but no big deal. Are you switching from stock or a custom recovery?
     
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    When i flash to this everything goes through fine, but when i go into recovery i have my same exsisting recovery, RESOLVED, had one typo in adb.
     
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    I'm having the same issue, theres no way to get any files on or off of it, adb wont work because my computer no longer recognizes my phone when i plug it in,, recovery doesnt work because i can no longer boot to recovery ( even with key combo) just keeps booting to android screen and thats it,, i have vortex as well...
     
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    Optimus V has a comfirmed bug in it and I have not yet had time to investigate the cause of it. For now optimus v users please use the Optimus S recovery.
     
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    Thanks fotr the heads up
     
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    Optimus V and Vortex are not the same and not interchangeable and if you flashed optimus v to vortex thats a recovery that has a bug in it. I would suggest restoring your phone via LGNPST and then flashing the correct recovery to it.
     

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