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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by l14m3, Apr 25, 2012.

  1. l14m3

    l14m3 Member
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    Hopefully this is an easy question but I have a feeling not. I have a whole host of backups from different ROMs that are on my computer, I need to get an important text from one of these backups but I'm not sure which one it is in (this won't happen again as I have since found the backup restore in GOsms).

    I realise that I need the correct kernel and version in order for a restore to happen?

    Is there an easy way to find which Kernel it was I was using at the time of taking the backup or not?


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  2. speedycolzalez

    speedycolzalez Android Enthusiast

    Nandroid restores everything including the kernel. HTH :)

    ps. don't forget to do a Nandroid of your current rom before you start restoring :p
  3. Hawker

    Hawker Android Expert

    How far back do you intend looking.
    There was an issue when CWM4 updated to CWM5 whereby the backups were not compatible. CWM5 has been commonplace for about 4 or 5 months now. I'm not sure if it was CWM5 couldnt restore a CWM4 backup, vice versa, or both.

    If you think you took the backup with a CWM4 kernel, then flash Ninphetamine form here
  4. l14m3

    l14m3 Member
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    My backups are from January so I'm not sure if that would be CWM4 or 5. I am pretty sure it was a Siyah kernel, just not sure which one
  5. Hawker

    Hawker Android Expert

    Well just try it. If it works, fair enough. If not, flash Nimph and try it.
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  6. l14m3

    l14m3 Member
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    thanks for all your help on this, I have managed to restore an old backup and luckily all went well.

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