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Help Help!! need original rom........

So went ahead and tried changing the status bar color. zipped the files and loaded the framework-res.apk rebooted and stuck on the motorola screen. Can someone copy their rom and send it to me? would this work? i've tried loading the 2.0.1 update and wiping the phone. still stuck at the motorola screen.... PLEASE HELP!!!! trp3383@comcast.net

Did you try a factory reset from the boot menu?
 
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So went ahead and tried changing the status bar color. zipped the files and loaded the framework-res.apk rebooted and stuck on the motorola screen. Can someone copy their rom and send it to me? would this work? i've tried loading the 2.0.1 update and wiping the phone. still stuck at the motorola screen.... PLEASE HELP!!!! trp3383@comcast.net

Damn that didnt take very long. 2 days...and theres already an "I bricked my phone please help haha." Give me a minute i'll try to help you out. Im in the car right now but when I get to the house I'll give you a hand.

Edit: I wasn't trying to sound like a d*ck. With all of the settings I have messed with today, I am suprised I am not starting the same thread.
 
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okay, i rooted my g1, and i know a thing or two about bricking (never did it but read a lot)... you didnt brick, just relax, im not sure what to do, i dont have a droid yet.. getting it on the 23rd but im not rooting just to keep it nice and safe. But you didnt brick man, dont worry about it. Bricking would have to deal with other stuff, simply copying files like that would not do it. the phone just probably cannot read the file so it's stuck at the boot screen. you'lll just have to maybe try loading the original one? Im not sure, dont take my word on that but ITS NOT BRICKED, dont worry man! =)
 
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If you're still waiting for real help...try pulling the battery, then try the manual update using the 2.1 update file again. Make sure the 2.1 update file is named update.zip, not update.zip.zip or something similar that seemed to be an epidemic around here.

I wouldn't worry too much, if you can't fix it, you return to a Verizon store, tell them you turned it off and then on again becuase it was behaving strange, and then it wouldn't boot up. :)

They'll give you a new Droid, and one of the Moto/VZW geeks will reload your Droid and some lucky person will get it as a refurb one day in the future...
 
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Did you try the "hard reset", as posted here?

You can hard reset your Motorola Droid phone if you want clear all of the data off of the device and start fresh. Here’s how it’s done.
1. Turn the Droid off. If it won’t turn off, take the battery out then place it back in.
2. Open the keyboard and press the X key while pressing and holding Power. The device will power on. Keep holding the buttons downuntil a yellow triangle appers.
3. Press the Camera and Volume Up buttons at the same time to get to the menu. (I had to press them several times).
4. Use the direction pad to the right of the keyboard to select the Format option.
 
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Try this, I found this on droidforums.net thanks to boostdscoob and cellulararrest for putting this together:
CUSTOM RECOVERY IMAGE

1 - place the required filesSoftware:Images - Droid-Devs (flash_image binary and recovery.img - naming shouldn't matter i kept the version number on it) on your sdcard - you can do this with a microsdcard reader, adb push, whatever you like =)
2 - start a root session using adb shell and su
3 - mount -o rw,remount /system - this makes /system writable
4 - mkdir /system/xbin - if it already exists you will simply get an error
5 - cat /sdcard/flash_image > /system/xbin/flash_image
6 - chmod 700 /system/xbin/flash_image - validate permissions on /system/xbin/flash_image - you are the root user afterall, don't need world and group executable or even read =)
7 - sync - flush changes to block device
8 - mount -o ro,remount /system - remount in read-only - you shouldn't need to make any more changes
9 - as /system/xbin is in your path, you can simply type: flash_image recovery /sdcard/recovery-0.08.img
10 - hit power button, select power off
11 - hold x, hit power button
12 - you should be greated by the custom recovery firmware

Hope this helps.

BTW: this goes along with the two images in the post I gave you before.
 
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Try this, I found this on droidforums.net thanks to boostdscoob and cellulararrest for putting this together:

3 - mount -o rw,remount /system - this makes /system writable
4 - mkdir /system/xbin - if it already exists you will simply get an error
5 - cat /sdcard/flash_image > /system/xbin/flash_image
6 - chmod 700 /system/xbin/flash_image - validate permissions on /system/xbin/flash_image - you are the root user afterall, don't need world and group executable or even read =)


Hope this helps.

BTW: this goes along with the two images in the post I gave you before.


I came across this thread after having issues loading flash_image to system/bin. I have successfully rooted the phone (that was a breeze) using adb and now have been trying to apply the evilboot8.img.

If I could get the flash_image to system/bin or system/xbin I have the commands to give it a go. I've tried to mount system and sdcard with recovery it seems to work (no errors) and attempted to access via adb on my pc to no avail. I've tried various file manager programs through the droid to move the flash_image file from sdcard to system with no luck as well.

I attempted the above method to allow write access to /system but was punted out with "cannot create system/xbin/flash_image:read only file system" over and over.

I've copied and pasted the code, typed it out manually, and am at a loss at this time. The root works (I followed the tutorials here Root Your Droid - The complete guide to rooting your Droid), nandroid restore is up, and the shole rom is good to go.

No clue what to try next. At a loss.

Any help for this feeble linux brain would be appreciated..

Cheers
Mike
 
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