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[Q] S2 GT-I9100G Boot Loop

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Hi mate,

1. Try to flash the latest stock rom with odin
2. I was once like you, can not restore my backup through cwm. Then I found out that thw cwm backup didn't include the preload folder. That's why made my S2 got a bootloop. And nothing that I can do to bring back my nandroid backup.
3. About your efs folder, try using GS II REPAIR that can be downloaded in playstore. Or you also can search in XDA for tools named EFS PROFFESIONAL. Worse become worst you will not get your original imei back, but you will get a generic imei (00499xxxxxx), at least the phone can work again normaly....

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Hi mate,

1. Try to flash the latest stock rom with odin
2. I was once like you, can not restore my backup through cwm. Then I found out that thw cwm backup didn't include the preload folder. That's why made my S2 got a bootloop. And nothing that I can do to bring back my nandroid backup.
3. About your efs folder, try using GS II REPAIR that can be downloaded in playstore. Or you also can search in XDA for tools named EFS PROFFESIONAL. Worse become worst you will not get your original imei back, but you will get a generic imei (00499xxxxxx), at least the phone can work again normaly....

Good luck mate
Hi Mate,

Thanks a lot. Now with the GS II Repair, i got the Baseband and the generic IMEI (00499xxxx) on my phone. But cant use it for calls, only data works in the phone through SIM network.
 
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I tried downloading a stock ROM and flashed it. Again in Bootloop. When i went to recovery, its says failed to mount /efs

Having the exact issue as you buddy
can't boot any rom
have tried flashing Stock via ODIN but got stuck on Bootloop

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The efs partition is very critical. It holds the IMEI and stuff. Try finding an Efs.rfs for the S2

Sent from my Magic Talking Parrot. Which is an i9000
I have a EFS.rfs file and tried flashin via ODIN but still can't boot into ROM
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Google Nexus 4
ROM: C-Rom
Kernel: Stock Kernel

Samsung Galaxy S2
ROM: crDroid
Kernel: Stock Kernel
Modem: Unknown

Moto E
ROM: Stock
Kernel: Stock
Rooted, TWRP flashed and Xposed installed

LG Optimus One
ROM: ICySnap Golden Eye
Kernel: Stock kernel

 
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Having the exact issue as you buddy
can't boot any rom
have tried flashing Stock via ODIN but got stuck on Bootloop

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I have a EFS.rfs file and tried flashin via ODIN but still can't boot into ROM
Last option, get it to the nearest Samsung Service Center

PFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFTTT, sent from my i9000
Phone: Samsung Galaxy S i9000 || Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300
ROM: Paranoid Android 4.44 || Paranoid Android 4.44
Kernel: Stock PA || Stock PA
Processor: 100-1200 MHZ || 100-1400 MHZ
Governor: OnDemand || OnDemand
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Last option, get it to the nearest Samsung Service Center

PFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFTTT, sent from my i9000
Thanks
Hit "Thanks" if my post helped you in any way

Google Nexus 4
ROM: C-Rom
Kernel: Stock Kernel

Samsung Galaxy S2
ROM: crDroid
Kernel: Stock Kernel
Modem: Unknown

Moto E
ROM: Stock
Kernel: Stock
Rooted, TWRP flashed and Xposed installed

LG Optimus One
ROM: ICySnap Golden Eye
Kernel: Stock kernel

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