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[Q] custom ROM boot problem!

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By goodzcrool, Junior Member on 17th April 2012, 04:54 PM
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Hey everyone,

I'm a new-by to the tech world. I have a "google nexus s" running on ICS 4.0.4, I recently rooted my phone, flashed clockworkmod recovery and tried to install CM9 on my device. After the installation was completed through the clockworkmod, the boot image had showen up and continued to boot throughout the night and never showed up the home screen nor did the custom ROM open itself.
Can anyone give me a lil help as to about what this problem is or the reason why this is happening?

Any help would be really appreciated.

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17th April 2012, 04:59 PM |#2  
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Did you do a full wipe and cache wipe? My suggestion is to do that and reinstall. You could also try a different ROM.
17th April 2012, 05:03 PM |#3  
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But wouldnt I loose my phone data if I do that?

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17th April 2012, 05:27 PM |#4  
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i'm having the same problem for every ROM i try on my phone! what to do?
17th April 2012, 07:17 PM |#5  
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You have a bootloop, this appears because of kernel (boot.img) problems and/or inconsistent cache.
Please wipe/erase cache and Dalvik cache (this can be found in the Advanced menu). Wiping cache partition and Dalvik cache won't erase your personal data.
Make sure the previously flashed CM zip contained a boot.img file. If not, please flash a proper/recommended boot.img (kernel; which is in a zip file) or another rom (with boot.img).
17th April 2012, 09:31 PM |#6  
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When you flash a new rom over your stock.. first make a backup, then you need to wipe data, cache and dalvik cache..

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20th April 2012, 10:38 AM |#7  
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Got a backup and mods are running cool! Thanx for the help!

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