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[Q] Help, Phone just bricked itself.

2nd July 2014, 05:45 PM |#1  
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I was using phone normally, and installed an app from app store, and tried to run it, and force closed, and then google play force closed. So I decide to reboot phone, and it just gets stuck at boot screen. I let it wait for like 10mins then I turn off and boot into recovery, where I get errors that can't find /cache and /data. Anyway I can recover without losing my /data like rebuild partitions? Any idea what happened? I am using CM11 M7, and don't have it overclocked or anything.

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2nd July 2014, 07:06 PM |#2  
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What app was it. Did you make a nandroid recently? Can you boot into recovery?

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2nd July 2014, 07:14 PM |#3  
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Factory reset should fix it, as for recovering data it's gonna be difficult if the phone can't mount the partitions. If you have unlocked bootloader you could possibly use adb shell to dd the partition and then try to recover data from that, but without external memory I can't think how you'd do it.
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What app was it. Did you make a nandroid recently? Can you boot into recovery?

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The app was just a clock app from store, nothing exciting. And no I hadn't run a nandroid recently, but woudn't have helped anyway, since /sdcard is missing also which is where CWM stores backups, though I can get into recovery.
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I'm home now and got onto adb, and see these errors:

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mmcblk0: timed out sending r/w cmd command, card status 0x400940

Anyway to rebuild phone?
2nd July 2014, 11:17 PM |#6  
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I'm home now and got onto adb, and see these errors:



Anyway to rebuild phone?

Sounds like you should flash the factory image in fastboot.

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Sounds like you should flash the factory image in fastboot.

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So I tried that now, but I get
Code:
sending 'bootloader' (2203 KB)...
OKAY [  0.077s]
writing 'bootloader'...
FAILED (remote: flash write failure)
finished. total time: 0.079s
rebooting into bootloader...
OKAY [  0.001s]
finished. total time: 0.001s
sending 'radio' (45537 KB)...
OKAY [  1.461s]
writing 'radio'...
FAILED (remote: flash write failure)
finished. total time: 1.465s
rebooting into bootloader...
OKAY [  0.001s]
finished. total time: 0.001s
archive does not contain 'boot.sig'
archive does not contain 'recovery.sig'
archive does not contain 'system.sig'
--------------------------------------------
Bootloader Version...: MAKOZ30d
Baseband Version.....: M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.98
Serial Number........: 0038cfc45846559d
--------------------------------------------
checking product...
OKAY [  0.002s]
checking version-bootloader...
OKAY [  0.002s]
checking version-baseband...
FAILED
3rd July 2014, 01:30 AM |#8  
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Originally Posted by CptanPanic

So I tried that now, but I get

Code:
sending 'bootloader' (2203 KB)...
OKAY [  0.077s]
writing 'bootloader'...
FAILED (remote: flash write failure)
finished. total time: 0.079s
rebooting into bootloader...
OKAY [  0.001s]
finished. total time: 0.001s
sending 'radio' (45537 KB)...
OKAY [  1.461s]
writing 'radio'...
FAILED (remote: flash write failure)
finished. total time: 1.465s
rebooting into bootloader...
OKAY [  0.001s]
finished. total time: 0.001s
archive does not contain 'boot.sig'
archive does not contain 'recovery.sig'
archive does not contain 'system.sig'
--------------------------------------------
Bootloader Version...: MAKOZ30d
Baseband Version.....: M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.98
Serial Number........: 0038cfc45846559d
--------------------------------------------
checking product...
OKAY [  0.002s]
checking version-bootloader...
OKAY [  0.002s]
checking version-baseband...
FAILED

Not good. I think you're emmc had failed. What happens if you try to lock the bootloader and then reboot. Is it still locked?

fastboot oem lock

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Not good. I think you're emmc had failed. What happens if you try to lock the bootloader and then reboot. Is it still locked?

fastboot oem lock

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So I lock bootloader, and reboot and it is unlocked again.
3rd July 2014, 02:29 AM |#10  
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So I lock bootloader, and reboot and it is unlocked again.

You can try just flashing the cache.img but I think you're going to have to rma it

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