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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Legal, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. Legal

    Legal Newbie
    Thread Starter

    So I just rooted my phone successfully (I think) using the information here:

    [ROOT] Easy Root, works with any Stock ROM (Including 2.31.651.7!) - Page 2 - xda-developers

    And then I tried flashing Aloysius 2.1 using the information found here:

    [ROOT] Easy Root, works with any Stock ROM (Including 2.31.651.7!) - Page 2 - xda-developers


    So after I followed all of the instructions and told my phone to reboot, it's been stuck going between the "HTC quietly brilliant" screen and then the "Sprint Welcome to now" animations. Has anyone encountered anything like this before?


    Thanks in advance.
     



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  2. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice

    Reboot into recovery and wipe data, davlik cache and sd ext (no, it won't wipe your sd card). Reflash the ROM. :)
     
  3. Legal

    Legal Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I'm trying this right now, but this will be the third time I'm trying it only to receive the same result. What's worrying me is when I flash the ROM it only takes about six seconds to install, which seems way too fast.
     
  4. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice

    Try redownloading the ROM too. It is possible you have a bad download.
     
  5. Legal

    Legal Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Yeah, regular reboots and recovery reboots are giving me the same result alike.

    @Kelmar: just so I can be sure, you're saying I should:
    1) "wipe data/factory reset" from the main screen
    2) "wipe dalvik cache" from the advanced menu
    3) "format sd-ext" from the partitions menu
    4) and simply install my zip

    correct?
     
  6. Legal

    Legal Newbie
    Thread Starter



    Ahh..good idea...never thought of this.
     
  7. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice

    Legal, yes, follow those 4 steps from the recovery screen (press and hold "home + power buttons" from when the phone is off).
     
  8. Legal

    Legal Newbie
    Thread Starter


    I have to claim ignorance on this one, but if I can't get my phone to boot, then how can I access my SD card on my computer to put the newly downloaded rom on there?
     
  9. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice

    What recovery image are you using? Clockwork or AmonRA?
     
  10. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice

    Restore your nandroid backup.
     
  11. Legal

    Legal Newbie
    Thread Starter


    Clockwork
     
  12. stang248

    stang248 Lurker

    Did the ROM come with a kernel? Flash that first?
     

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