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Help with Flashing / Custom Rom not Booting

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ragedeep, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. ragedeep

    ragedeep Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hi Guys,

    My name is Rage and I am not new to the rooting and flashing of android phones, but I can honestly say I am failing with this one.

    I was able to piece together via many guides here, how to downgrade my phone with Lgnpst, then rooted it with Gingerbreak, and then installed Joneidy's custom recovery 2.2.1 with Flashgui.apk.

    Everything seemed to work from there but when I tried to flash PlayfulGod's Cm7 from recovery, it would stop at the Cm7 logo and sit there, and it did the same when I tried Sense Rom and Bobz's CM7.1. Can someone tell me if I skipped a step? I feel like I am normally pretty good at taking directions but I feel dumb. If anyone has any feedback, all is appreciated.


  2. new optimus

    new optimus Android Expert

  3. ragedeep

    ragedeep Lurker
    Thread Starter

    So you are saying it is the Recovery that I am using that is stopping my roms from booting? I will check this out.
  4. new optimus

    new optimus Android Expert

    joneidy's recovery should not stop it, however if your rom is having a conflict with something you had before the new recovery is able to clear that. joneidys is not.
  5. sector4

    sector4 Member

    i heard the recovery you are using does not play nice with specific things needed for certain roms. like DTA2SD and the EXT 3 partition. GNM's works well and there is a post here to get CWM recovery working which makes adding PG's CM7 rom easy.
  6. pmb116

    pmb116 Android Enthusiast

    Try pulling the battery and then once you get it back in rebooting
  7. andamanu

    andamanu Member

    Did you wipe the Dalvik cache and Data? Give that a try if you didn't and try booting with the ROMs again.

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