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6th March 2012, 06:37 PM   |  #91  
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Use 2ndinit for defy. Works pretty good.

Edit: you can find it here http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1032212

Thank you for the info. I will read about it to see what I need to do.
8th March 2012, 06:32 PM   |  #92  
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Thank you for the info. I will read about it to see what I need to do.

Just make sure to use the cm stable setting and not latest. While I haven't tried latest since last November, latest always resulted in bootloops at best for me.
18th March 2012, 03:46 AM   |  #93  
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Hi, this is my first bricked phone... (after of be sucessfull in htc inspire, sensation, moto cliq, iphone, etc, etc)

Afer hours and hours trying to install the ROM, the phone its not recognized by the computer. I have installed rsd, sbf file, and drivers but the phone its no recognized.

I have Change the cable, change the laptop.

As always I turn off the phone, put the baterry while press power button and vol -....

Any ideas?

I can access to stock recovery.... maybe someone can help me with the update.zip

please help!

Maybe
18th March 2012, 04:42 AM   |  #94  
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Possible help for the brick
When your in the stock recovery, select wipe data/factory reset. I've had phone booting errors even after flashing sbf and that usually works.

If you have access to a linux computer, you can try the tool sbf flash. Its the only flashing tool I use, and haven't had any issues with it. My boot errors before were when using RDSLite, either 4.9 or 5.1 if I remember correctly. Been six months since I've used it.

If you can manage to get the phone to boot again, I posted a guide here with the steps to install custom roms from boot.

Hopefully, you're in the same position I was in after installing a Defy CM7 rom for the first time and not knowing to remove the boot.img.....Wouldn't boot after sbf, but the factory reset worked.
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When your in the stock recovery, select wipe data/factory reset. I've had phone booting errors even after flashing sbf and that usually works.

If you have access to a linux computer, you can try the tool sbf flash. Its the only flashing tool I use, and haven't had any issues with it. My boot errors before were when using RDSLite, either 4.9 or 5.1 if I remember correctly. Been six months since I've used it.

If you can manage to get the phone to boot again, I posted a guide here with the steps to install custom roms from boot.

Hopefully, you're in the same position I was in after installing a Defy CM7 rom for the first time and not knowing to remove the boot.img.....Wouldn't boot after sbf, but the factory reset worked.

I used linux (ubuntu) sometimes. Can you give me more details.... must i try to connect the phone in ubuntu and maybe it recognize it? Let me know more datails... I speak spanish just in case....
18th March 2012, 09:12 AM   |  #96  
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Sorry don't speak Spanish. I can some words with context, but that's about it.

I forgot to mention earlier, but the factory reset is in the screen with the yellow triangle and the green android. Access it by holding Vol+ while powering on. Press Vol+ and Vol- at the same time to access the menu. Here's a little help for sbf flash and linux.

I use debian sid, which ubuntu is based on, and I've never had to do anything special for the phone to be recognized. Actually, I didn't have to do anything. There are rules for udev to give user level access to adb, but I don't use them. Superuser only. I don't want my cat stepping on the keyboard and accidently doing an "adb shell rm /what/ever" command. She's done worse......

While I haven't tried this, you could use an ubuntu live cd with the sbf_flash and the Bravo sbf on the root directory of a usb thumbdrive, sdcard, ect.. and open a terminal window and go to the directory with the files (cd /path/to/files) and run the commands "su" then "./sbf_flash ./p4_kobe_umts_kobe_user_3.4.2-125_KOB_FFW-4_product-keys-ATT-US_ATT-signed.sbf" , both without the quotations, and that should flash the Bravo in 3 minutes or so. I don't recommend renaming the sbf file for possible bad signature and overall safety.

After that, you may have to factory reset if it doesn't boot up right away. I've read about people flashing the sbf up to 3 times to get it to boot. I had to flash twice in a row, both with factory resets, to get it to boot after the Defy kernel accident.

It's really hard to hardbrick these phones because of our LOCKED bootloader, but easy to softbrick if flashing roms out of step.

Also, and REALLY important, leave your phone on a wall plug or car charger for a few hours before doing this. Flashing the sbf drains power, and its possible that you WILL hardbrick your phone if the power goes out.

I'm not positive, but you may be able to right click and use open terminal here inside the folder with the files. Haven't use Ubuntu since 9.04.

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cd /path/to/files
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./sbf_flash ./p4_kobe_umts_kobe_user_3.4.2-125_KOB_FFW-4_product-keys-ATT-US_ATT-signed.sbf
18th March 2012, 01:08 PM   |  #97  
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I used linux (ubuntu) sometimes. Can you give me more details.... must i try to connect the phone in ubuntu and maybe it recognize it? Let me know more datails... I speak spanish just in case....

Yo hablo espanol amigo...

jejeje parecio como gringo eso, dime cual es tu problema my friend, detallamelo al pie de la letra pa enterdesnos mejor!!!

Si quieres pasa por este post para no abundar tanto aqui:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1455583

y dejar este thread especificamente para asunto de la rom.
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25th March 2012, 02:45 PM   |  #98  
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Any news about the Bravo for Quarx?

Did he alredy get it?
27th March 2012, 03:26 PM   |  #99  
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Some News for Motorola Bravo CM7.2 RC1?
would only be adapted to CM7.2 RC1 Defy Motorola Bravo
who are encouraged to cook?
28th March 2012, 04:40 AM   |  #100  
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kexec
I've follow the Defy forums, and noticed Quarx is working on kexec. Multiple commits on Git as well. If you don't know what kexec is, it lets you load a new kernel after booting up, bypassing the bootloader. The new Razr has a custom kernel booting with a locked bootloader with kexec, although only one cpu core works apparently.

If the Defy can start using custom kernels with this method, hopefully we can too. I wouldn't get too excited too quick, but if Quarx is taking it seriously then its worth mentioning. And the best thing that ever happened to the Defy (maybe Bravo) if\when it does work. The fact that Defy\Bravo are SO similar (Bravo's essentially a Defy Minus) makes me a bit hopeful this will work for us if it works with them.

I'm just glad one of the best android developers is going to code for our phone.

The only problem I see with him making kexec work is the fact that he'll get alcohol poisoning and brain damage from all the free beers everyone will give him.

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