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Is there sch-i815 Cwm or firmware

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By nicduim, Member on 22nd April 2012, 08:53 PM
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24th April 2012, 11:41 PM |#21  
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You guys actually have the same partitions as the 6800. If there is a recovery out there for odin that does not include a kernel (recovery.bin) the 6800 should work just fine for you. If there isn't one out there that is just the recovery I will see if I can get something done today or tomorrow for you.

The only thing is you would have to boot into recovery right away after flashing and I can create a zip for you to flash that would remove system/etc/install-recovery.sh. Otherwise it will pull the stock recovery from the boot.img and override clockworkmod.

The other option would be to include recovery with a kernel that you can flash with odin.

Many thanks, im going for it now. It appears there is no system/etc/install-recovery.sh, it may exist in another location or reinstalls the default recovery.img from somewhere else. I'm going to look around for it although this is entirely new to me.


The P6800 CWM from http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1470896 works, thanks to ezynow for his port to the P6800. No automatic reinstalls of the original recovery on bootup/shutdown. I haven't tested backups/restores/cache wipes, will post after I try each and report.


It appears backups are getting placed on the internal memory sdcard for the default backup option.

Backup to internal SDcard error, when using internal backup:
E:Unable to open ums lunfile (No such file or directory)Couldn't open directory. No files found


Mounting as USB storage and restore from sdcard produces the same errors. Going to see what I can find/figure out. And now the internal sdcard is working and going to the actual microsd card. So what triggered it?


Update: /Everything seems to be working with the p6800 cwm on the vzw 7.7
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26th April 2012, 06:28 PM |#22  
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Anyone else try this? Is it working for you? Any issues? Any bricks on the VZW?
26th April 2012, 06:33 PM |#23  
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Anyone else try this? Is it working for you? Any issues? Any bricks on the VZW?

Works for me fine. I used desktop odin 1.85

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29th April 2012, 02:31 AM |#24  
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I too, can confirm that I have CWM successfully installed on my SCH I815 using the above link (recovery image only). Backup went to extStorages. I also used desktop Odin.
29th April 2012, 04:55 AM |#25  
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I too can confirm that this works perfectly for the i815
29th April 2012, 07:16 AM |#26  
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Bring on the roms/kernels/hacks!
29th April 2012, 07:42 PM |#27  
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That would be nice if someone with dev skills would take the time to create a custom kernel for us to use.

I personallly would like to flash cm9 instead of waiting for Verizon to update us with 4.x.x firmware, due to the huge community and developmental support backing it. Plus, I like the feel of it(added to wife's kindle fire). Sure, it's not perfect but it is always a working progress and alot of folks here are willing to help us out.

I will contribute in anyway that I can, although I have no dev. skills.
30th April 2012, 12:31 PM |#28  
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Is there a Verizon system dump anywhere?

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30th April 2012, 02:39 PM |#29  
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Is there a Verizon system dump anywhere?

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Haven't found one, is a dump different than the imgs in a fresh wiped cwm backup?

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30th April 2012, 02:40 PM |#30  
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If you could give a quick stepped guide on how to get it I could have one today
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