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Weird date designation for nandroid backup

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by corybantic, May 17, 2011.

  1. corybantic

    corybantic Well-Known Member
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    I recently flashed Destroyer to my phone and it was working great for about a day and a half. During this time, I customized it with all the apps, widgets and settings as I wanted them; I even did the GPS fix for the first time and it worked great. In other words, I flashed everything correctly, including the gapps zip (didn't flash a kernel tho).

    The bad news was that it didn't last. As I mentioned, I was only able to show off my new Rom for a day and a half before it started "acting up." My first indication of this was that I couldn't long press on my desktop in order to bring up the Add to Home Screen box and, various applications started to force close automatically.

    So, I booted into recovery, did a nandroid back up, reflashed a different ROM (Myn's Warm 2.2) and it restored everything back to how I had it set up with Myn's perfectly - no problems there. I rebooted into recovery again hoping to restore the previous Destroyer nandroid backup (I'm using CW) and, here's where it gets weird, when I went to my restore list I noticed something odd: usually nands are formated in a "year.month.day.hour.minute.second" format but, my last nandroid, the Destoryer, was dated thusly: 1980.01.06.18.45.16, ???? Did I go back in time or something? I attempted to restore the Rom but could only get so far as the boot animation screen. :-(

    I'm assuming that I must've corrupted the restore file somehow. So, after a lengthy post...has this ever happened to any of you, where you get a different date entirely?
     



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  2. evomattnc

    evomattnc Android Expert

    Lol some times a day in advance depending on greenwich mean but never 1980 lmao

    Did you drop it in a hot tub time machine?
     
  3. evomattnc

    evomattnc Android Expert

    Spill some chernobyl on it?
     
  4. corybantic

    corybantic Well-Known Member
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    Ah, oh well. At least my phone didn't get bricked!
     
  5. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    i think your problem might have been going back and forth between sense and aosp. you have to make sure that you wipe and wipe some more. i manually wipe system, dalvik cache and cache then i use caulkin's format all zip just for good measure.
     
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  6. 9to5cynic

    9to5cynic Android Expert

    LMAO.


    Mine is always around five hours fast, but five hours fast is much better than thirty years back.
     
  7. evomattnc

    evomattnc Android Expert


    Central time zone?
     

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