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By rivezu, Junior Member on 22nd April 2012, 04:56 PM
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27th April 2012, 04:02 PM |#21  
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That's because for some stupid reason you formatted the system partition, which must not be done on some ROM installations.

The CM7 installation requires info from the system folder, but since you formatted it, you don't have the info on your phone and installation cannot be installed.

Reinstall stock firmware, follow the same procedure, but do NOT format system, but do make factory reset, wipe cache and dalvik cache.

oops sorry, thanks for correcting..
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27th April 2012, 04:27 PM |#22  
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Yes, it finally worked! Did exactly as before but without formatting /system.

Thanks!

Soo... now I got a couple of questions that bug me:

1. How would I go about installing, for example, XROM or FXP 9.0.0 from this state?

2. Do I have to flash the stock rom, re-root etc. every time I want to flash FXP?

3. Can I test another kernel and flash the FXP 7.2.0 kernel back if it doesn't work?

4. Can I play with the Supercharger on FXP or is it rather for the stock rom and mods of the stock rom?

Thanks for reading.
27th April 2012, 04:43 PM |#23  
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Yes, it finally worked! Did exactly as before but without formatting /system.

Thanks!

Soo... now I got a couple of questions that bug me:

1. How would I go about installing, for example, XROM or FXP 9.0.0 from this state?

2. Do I have to flash the stock rom, re-root etc. every time I want to flash FXP?

3. Can I test another kernel and flash the FXP 7.2.0 kernel back if it doesn't work?

4. Can I play with the Supercharger on FXP or is it rather for the stock rom and mods of the stock rom?

Thanks for reading.

first,sorry for your wasted time
kernel flashing does not need root, just an unlocked bootloader. and the kernels include preroot and CWM, so no need to root stock and install CWM everytime.

most times installing directly works. if it's needed, the thread authors mention in explicitly
30th April 2012, 06:48 PM |#24  
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I have a week trying to install a new ROM to my phone (xperia mini pro). I follow the instructions, install the recommended kernel for each Rom. When i finish installing the ROM i reboot the phone put the kernel logo and don't do anything else (the last time i let it in the kernel logo for 10 hours and it didn't work).

I fix it using Wotan server. But what i really care about is that i want to prove new Rom, so if someone can help me i will be really thankful.

PS: Sorry if you think my english is bad, is because my main language is not english

Always before flashing a new rom do a factory reset and wipe cache
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