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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by MandaNick, Feb 18, 2011.

  1. MandaNick

    MandaNick Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Hello,

    I am in the process of attempting to root my HTC Desire, running the HTC Sense 2.2. I am using the unrEVOked on OS X, but it fails every time saying:
    "internal error: failed to unlock NAND flash"

    Does anyone have any suggestions?

    Thanks!
     

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  2. DNick

    DNick Android Enthusiast

    I'm on the same boat as you are. Still trying to figure it out. What is your carrier?
     
  3. LECTER

    LECTER Android Expert

    Try going into recovery mode and clear Dalvik and then try unrevoked again.

    You aren't using unrEVOked forever are you??

    Are you using the latest version of unrEVOked?
     
  4. DNick

    DNick Android Enthusiast

    What will clear storage do? Will it erase the things on my phone, (apps, pics contacts ext...)???
     
  5. LECTER

    LECTER Android Expert

    "Dalvik cache is a program cache area for the program dalvik. Dalvik is a java based virtual machine that is the bases for running your programs (the ones that have the .apk extension). In order to make access times faster (because there's not JIT (just in time) compiler installed by default), the dalvik-cache is the result of dalvik doing a optimization of the running program. Sounds confusing. It's similar to the prefetch files in Windows."

    You won't lose anything, don't worry!! ;)
     
  6. SUroot

    SUroot Extreme Android User

    Clear storage wipes the sd card doesn't it?
     
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  7. LECTER

    LECTER Android Expert

    Sorry, meant Dalvik cache, thought my last post explained that. ;)
     
  8. SUroot

    SUroot Extreme Android User

    Yeah but just wanted to clarify ;)
     
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  9. LECTER

    LECTER Android Expert

    Thanks! :)

    Anyways, you should always backup your sd content before (to your computer).
     
  10. DNick

    DNick Android Enthusiast

    Okay, then two questions. How do I do that? Clear the dalvik cache, and backup my sd content to my computer.
     
  11. LECTER

    LECTER Android Expert

    Recovery, advanced, wipe dalvik cache, confirm.

    Copy all the files from you sd card to your computer. (copy/paste)
     
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  12. MandaNick

    MandaNick Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Thanks LECTOR, but I have and issue. When I select boot recovery, it shows me phone with a warning sign. How would i go around solving this issue?

    Thanks again.
     
  13. LECTER

    LECTER Android Expert

    Did you load the rom to your sd card?
     
  14. DNick

    DNick Android Enthusiast

    Me too.
     
  15. LECTER

    LECTER Android Expert

    Wait a minute, you're on a CDMA phone (non SIM)?
     
  16. DNick

    DNick Android Enthusiast

    I am yes.
     
  17. MandaNick

    MandaNick Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Yes, I am as well.
     
  18. LECTER

    LECTER Android Expert

    HTC Sync is gone from both your computers?
     
  19. SUroot

    SUroot Extreme Android User

    That means unrevoked hasn't.flashed recovery and you still have stock recovery
     
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  20. MandaNick

    MandaNick Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Thanks SUroot for the clarification. Is there another way to clear the davik cache? And LECTER, I'm using OS X, but I have access to both Windows, and various Linux distros if it would make things easier.
     
  21. LECTER

    LECTER Android Expert

    The only way I know how to wipe Davlik cache is through recovery.
     
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  22. MandaNick

    MandaNick Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Okay, I'll keep searching then.

    Thanks.
     
  23. SUroot

    SUroot Extreme Android User

    You need to be rooted
     
  24. DNick

    DNick Android Enthusiast

    Yeah,but a guy in my thread said to try again with have sync uninstalled from the phone as well. So when i get back in town today ill try again.
     
  25. MandaNick

    MandaNick Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    So is there a proven way to root a US Cellular HTC Desire, with HBOOT 1.06? Any information on the subject would be really appreciated.

    Thanks.
     
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