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Default [Q] Rooted my phone and FFC stopped working

After rooting, launching the camera app resulted in some errors. I cleared the cache and data, and everything looked fine. I went ahead and flashed a custom ROM. Then I realized the FFC was not working. I'd get camera error. Someone said that I should go back to stock to see if it worked, and I flashed stock, and it still didn't work.

Not sure what to do next. The FFC was working fine before the root operation. Any tips on how to restore the FFC functionality?
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You need to supply more info as far as what os, rom, what else isn't working before you get any input. If all is well and just the camera is borked you can always flash a camera apk. Reflashing the rom may also help.

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You need to supply more info as far as what os, rom, what else isn't working before you get any input. If all is well and just the camera is borked you can always flash a camera apk. Reflashing the rom may also help.
I flashed Virgin ROM (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2343513). I tried to flash over the camera.apk from OP. It didn't help. I have since then clean flashed the same ROM and a couple of its updates, and clean flashed KOT49H(http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2539361). At all times the FFC did not work. Someone suggested that I flash a different kernel. I tried that but ended up in a bootloop and reverted to the KOT49H. I also did try to ODIN flash the stock ROM, but found the camera to be not working there too. I am now running the KOT49H ROM. Everything, except the FFC, works.
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Not trying to be rude but this why backups are made before you flash something

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Not trying to be rude but this why backups are made before you flash something

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I believe something went wrong right after I rooted the phone. Backing up would not have achieved anything.
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Maybe it's hardware failure what you're dealing with. Not sure but there may be a dialer code you can enter using your dialer that can check to see if it works or not. You may need to be stock firmware /Rom in order to do this. Google it.

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Try this https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&sour...nKSz0GeZWCkM_w

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Maybe it's hardware failure what you're dealing with. Not sure but there may be a dialer code you can enter using your dialer that can check to see if it works or not. You may need to be stock firmware /Rom in order to do this. Google it.

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Try this https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&sour...nKSz0GeZWCkM_w

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Thanks. None of those codes for the camera worked. It's annoying to go to stock. I'll just live with it for now!
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Maybe it's a warranty issue.

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