Full instructions for Linux-competent people:
The deal is that Sony's recovery image will start nfx_daemon which does this on boot:
set_permission() /system/bin/sh --> 384
It removes execute permissions from the sh binary and thus no shel...
You make my day guys ;)
My SGPT1311 is live again!
Sweeeeeeeeeeeeet, it worked?!?!? Wonderful news, extraordinary! Million thanks to deltaztek for obtaining SD-card in the first place, djrbliss for motochopper, for desklunvr, condi for gathering...
Gentleman. Sony has been paranoid enough to even protect their diagnostig tools. Too bad they have left so many security holes in it:
$ getprop ro.build.fingerprint
Ok, somebody asked me how to create this symlink:
Further debugging. So there I was, unable to flash anything, got the same error than in my first post. At least I got boot and root so i created that missing symlink:
system1 /vendor -> /dat...
Great scott, it worked! So elegant root and wayyyyy sooner than I expected!
To the fokls having problems; I found out, that adb.exe in motochopper.zip did not want to play together with my Xperia. So I deleted it, killed adb.exe and copied latest...