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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by 1eyebrother, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. 1eyebrother

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    I have flashed tons of roms and have never ran into this error before...From Rom manager I install from sd card, click backup and wipe...From there it goes into the screen normally to backup and install but I get theses 2 errors...

    waiting for sd card to mount
    no such file or directory

    Those errors repeat and then the phone reboots...

    The phone is the Droid and I'm trying to flash Liquid Gingerbread 1.3

    This is my friends phone and I just put that same rom on my droid easily...

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks in advance!
     

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  2. The_Chief

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    Have you tried to install it in Recovery instead of ROM Manager?
     
  3. 1eyebrother

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    I have always flashed from rom manager...What in recovery would I use to wipe?
     
  4. The_Chief

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    What Recovery do you have? Probably ClockworkMod if you're using ROM Manager...

    Power up the phone using x+power and, once in Recovery, there is an option to "wipe data/factory reset". That also wipes cache at the same time. Do that (I do it 3 times in a row), and then "Install .zip from SD card". Select "Choose .zip" and scroll to your ROM of choice. Select it and choose "yes" to install.

    And away you go! :)
     
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  5. Lock-N-Load

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    boot into Recovery (power + x at startup) and then install the ROMs zip from Recovery mode. this of course means you need to download the ROMs zip file to your SD card.

    since I NEVER use ROM Manager to install ROMs, I am not sure if it downloads the zip to your SD card, would assume it does, and if so, you just install the zip file manually from Recovery versus through ROM Manager. you just need to navigate to it from Recovery by selecting to install a zip file from in Recovery.

    it is just a more manual method of install.

    EDIT: The_Chief beat me to it :)
     
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  6. The_Chief

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  7. 1eyebrother

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    Giving it a shot right now...Thanks!
     
  8. 1eyebrother

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    Damn you guys are good! Worked like a charm..Thanks again for the help!

    I will be installing roms through recovery going forward!
     
  9. Lock-N-Load

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    like I said, I never use RM to load roms, I always manually flash roms, kernels, boot into recovery, backups.. I have RM, but never really use it as I found after the fact, I could do most all of it manually in Recovery
     
  10. The_Chief

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    Yayyy glad it worked out for you! :D

    Installing in Recovery is always pretty reliable...
     
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