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[Q] Have I bricked the thing?

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By seaders, Junior Member on 12th July 2014, 12:17 AM
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So I went to replace libaudioflinger.so in /system/lib with one I'd built myself, but unfortunately something obviously went wrong and when I rebooted the device, it just hangs on the loading screen.

The good thing is that the original file is in /sdcard named '_libaudioflinger.so_', and I can connect via adb there. If i run 'su' which gives me some sort of root access, but when I try 'mount -o remount rw /system', it shows up as "Operation not permitted". If I'm able to get that filesystem mounted, I just need to run "mv /sdcard/_libaudioflinger.so_ /system/lib/libaudioflinger.so", anybody any ideas how I might be able to recover this?
 
 
12th July 2014, 01:33 AM |#2  
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So I went to replace libaudioflinger.so in /system/lib with one I'd built myself, but unfortunately something obviously went wrong and when I rebooted the device, it just hangs on the loading screen.

The good thing is that the original file is in /sdcard named '_libaudioflinger.so_', and I can connect via adb there. If i run 'su' which gives me some sort of root access, but when I try 'mount -o remount rw /system', it shows up as "Operation not permitted". If I'm able to get that filesystem mounted, I just need to run "mv /sdcard/_libaudioflinger.so_ /system/lib/libaudioflinger.so", anybody any ideas how I might be able to recover this?

Hopped on #android-root and they got me all sorted. Basically just had some sort of a bad root/su which wasn't giving me the correct access. All back up and running 100% now, though.
12th July 2014, 01:33 AM |#3  
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If it boots into the bootloader you can always flash the factory image

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12th July 2014, 01:20 PM |#4  
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You can't brick a device by swapping system files.

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