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I've got a "FLYTOUCH 8 SUPERPAD Android 4.0" with 4gb of hdd (nand). (rooted)

i've tried to add a 32gb sdcard inside this tablet, and after i've putted in the internal slot, everything was ok (it was recognised as
/mnt/extsd/sdcard2), but i've wanted it to be mounted on /mnt/sdcard to install linux with "linux-complete-installer" -> 2gb wasn't enought.

I've made a backup of the /system partition using dd on the external sdcard, and i've remouned the /system in write mode and modified the vold.fstab in /system/etc.
(i've also made a backup of /data patition, but i dont know if it fully worked because i needed to run e2fsck to repair it)

I've deleted the sdcard line (commented this nand partition) and put the sdcard2 partition on /mnt/sdcard, rebooted this tablet and i'm stuck on android loading screen.

I've tried to restart in recovery mode, but the only thing that i found is a combination of (power + home), but have a weird droid picture (he is dead with a red triangle) and tried to get a menu with +, -, home etc but nothing appear.

I've got few questions:
_why this partition/modification make android crash (the 32gb card is formated as *fat partition, and was recognised with android)
_is there a way to restore the /system backup with another SD, or using adb of something else?
_where is the boot script to see if there is a way to read somenthing useful on the /system backup?

(the /system partition is on nand so i cant run a dd to restore it...)

Others info, on the /system backup, i've get a buid.prop file (i can post the whole file if needed, maybe useful or not)
ro.build.version.released=4.04 (probably the android version)
ro.product.model=BC1003
ro.build.product=crane-bc1003
ro.product.firmware=1.5rc4
...

Thanks a lot!
 
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I've solved this problem.

Connecting it to a computer make it boot (i've tested using DDMS on eclipse to see processes).
I've restored the old vold.fstab with adb. (mounting the rescue image)

I've changed sdcard -> the nand to extsd (on sdcard2) and sdcard2 to /mnt/sdcard with an sdcard type.

So now i've got my 32gb microsd working as internal storage.

Happy new year
 
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Default Tablet flytouch 8 brick

hello guys!
I would like to have help. I have a Flytouch 8, and it will not start. when I click on POWER and HOME buttons appears a red triangle with an exclamation point. somehow recover the tablet!! help!
 
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Hi guys ! I have the same problem - after POWER+HOME appears droid pictures with red triangle, but without text menus . Did anyone know how to fix that ?
 
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I've solved this problem.

Connecting it to a computer make it boot (i've tested using DDMS on eclipse to see processes).
I've restored the old vold.fstab with adb. (mounting the rescue image)

I've changed sdcard -> the nand to extsd (on sdcard2) and sdcard2 to /mnt/sdcard with an sdcard type.

So now i've got my 32gb microsd working as internal storage.

Happy new year
Bro I almost have the same problem. My tablet is Skyworth S71 3G, I replaced the vold.fstab with the one I have downloaded somewhere. I have a backup of the original fsta. Do you think I can restore it using DDMS? I do not have a stock ROM, even searching the internet, I cannot find one. Please help.... Thanks.
 
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I've solved this problem.

Connecting it to a computer make it boot (i've tested using DDMS on eclipse to see processes).
I've restored the old vold.fstab with adb. (mounting the rescue image)

I've changed sdcard -> the nand to extsd (on sdcard2) and sdcard2 to /mnt/sdcard with an sdcard type.

So now i've got my 32gb microsd working as internal storage.

Happy new year
Hi, could you be more specific on how you changed the external sd for the internal sd? i would appreciated it too much if you paste all the vold.fstab. thanks
 
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Hi, could you be more specific on how you changed the external sd for the internal sd? i would appreciated it too much if you paste all the vold.fstab. thanks
finally got it

dev_mount sdcard2/mnt/extsd/sdcard2 auto....

dev_mount sdcard /mnt/sdcard auto...

thank you
 
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finally got it

dev_mount sdcard2/mnt/extsd/sdcard2 auto....

dev_mount sdcard /mnt/sdcard auto...

thank you
I got an error "access denied" when when pushing the file thru adb. Also, the file explorer at DDMS is EMPTY. Please help, greatly appreciated.
 
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If you pressed POWER + HOME and got stuck with the red triangle, you must press HOME again to display the recovery menu. Then choose the option you want with VOL +/- and confirm with POWER.
 
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If you pressed POWER + HOME and got stuck with the red triangle, you must press HOME again to display the recovery menu. Then choose the option you want with VOL +/- and confirm with POWER.
I have the same problem but it wont enter in recovery. Its stuck in the dead android with the red triangle. Any ideas?

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