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[Q] Soft Brick... Need Help :(

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16th January 2014, 02:56 PM   |  #21  
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Originally Posted by vndnguyen

This is a mirror. There is also a copy in the sammobile, and they are the same.

Look here: http://www.sammobile.com/2014/01/12/...IhqC48.twitter

Sigh... Still doesn't work. Doesn't even start this time



on the phone it says PIT fail

Any other ideas?

P.S: tried turning off re-partition and got the same results btw
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16th January 2014, 03:06 PM   |  #22  
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I just noticed I forgot BL.
How do you turn that option on in Odin? It's disabled for me
16th January 2014, 03:18 PM   |  #23  
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I just noticed I forgot BL.
How do you turn that option on in Odin? It's disabled for me

Yes, you forgot BL file. May be you have wrong version of Odin.

Get the correct one here: http://terafile.co/6f9352631216/Odin3_v3.09.zip

or here: https://mega.co.nz/#!UdRRyCAT!H4FyVx...uykgP2pT4rh8Ek


P.S: you should turn ON the checkbox Re-Partition.
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16th January 2014, 05:25 PM   |  #24  
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Tried flashing custom ROM like SweetROM through CWM?
16th January 2014, 06:44 PM   |  #25  
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Try this: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2613374
17th January 2014, 01:04 AM   |  #26  
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Mate I know everyone wants to help but I would really suggest getting stock to work 1st.
Try with the bootloader and see what happens. At the point before you give up, that's when you get desperate and try anything....
17th January 2014, 04:30 AM   |  #27  
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Mate I know everyone wants to help but I would really suggest getting stock to work 1st.
Try with the bootloader and see what happens. At the point before you give up, that's when you get desperate and try anything....

With HK Notes SweetROM appears to be the only fix from the ext 4 error -- I dunno if he has a HK Note or not because thread is TL;DR
17th January 2014, 09:24 AM   |  #28  
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So I tried flashing a stock Poland 4.2.2 ROM and when I tried to flash it with Odin I got the invalid Ext4 firmware error... I tried flashing like 6 different roms and none of them work... I keep getting either that or some other weird fused 3 > BInary 2 message...

I have no idea what to do... Is it fixable? I can't get to recovery. Only download mode.

PS: i searched for an answer here and found someone with a similar problem. He just flashed a ROM and it worked for him. I tried to do the same, and no luck...

This is the ONLY solution to this issue at this point. Read the instructions carefully, and follow to the dot.

Worked for me on a Hong Kong 16GB N9005 which was stuck on the 'Samsung Galaxy Note 3' screen after getting a 'Invalid: ext4 image' and 'Repartioning failed' errors while installing 4.4.2 OFFICIAL (Single File ROM) via Odin.


Binary: Custom
Knox: 0x1

Method:


In Odin mode

1. Flash the latest cf-autoroot (Kitkat support) [http://download.chainfire.eu/352/CF-...x-smn9005.zip]
2. Flash the Chenglu's latest CWM - 6.0.4.6 (the one that supports KitKat) http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2454079

Download Sweet Rom and place it in ExtSDcard (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2487425)

I tried external sd-card with various format and could not install the ROM. After format my SD Card to FAT32, the ROM can be installed.

On Device

1. Boot in to Recovery mode by Volume up + Home + Power
2. Wipe Factory reset / Dalvik Cache
3. Format /System (under "mount and storage" menu) [IMPORTANT STEP]
4. Install Rom from SD Card

Please click the THANKS button if this helped you!
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17th January 2014, 11:29 AM   |  #29  
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Ok Tried the flashing with BL. still no luck. Look at Image below. Imma try and flash 4.2.2 Sweet Rom and report back...

17th January 2014, 01:54 PM   |  #30  
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Originally Posted by rinuvimal

This is the ONLY solution to this issue at this point. Read the instructions carefully, and follow to the dot.

Worked for me on a Hong Kong 16GB N9005 which was stuck on the 'Samsung Galaxy Note 3' screen after getting a 'Invalid: ext4 image' and 'Repartioning failed' errors while installing 4.4.2 OFFICIAL (Single File ROM) via Odin.


Binary: Custom
Knox: 0x1

Method:


In Odin mode

1. Flash the latest cf-autoroot (Kitkat support) [http://download.chainfire.eu/352/CF-...x-smn9005.zip]
2. Flash the Chenglu's latest CWM - 6.0.4.6 (the one that supports KitKat) http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2454079

Download Sweet Rom and place it in ExtSDcard (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2487425)

I tried external sd-card with various format and could not install the ROM. After format my SD Card to FAT32, the ROM can be installed.

On Device

1. Boot in to Recovery mode by Volume up + Home + Power
2. Wipe Factory reset / Dalvik Cache
3. Format /System (under "mount and storage" menu) [IMPORTANT STEP]
4. Install Rom from SD Card

Please click the THANKS button if this helped you!

Holly hell it worked! I love you!

Thanks a lot

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