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Error flashing "this package is for v500 devices; this is a wifi"

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30th January 2014, 11:26 AM   |  #1  
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Hi guys!

I got the G Pad 8.3 since january 20th and I wanted to install Cyanogenmod on it.
I'm able to boot into TWRP Recovery without any problems but when I try to install the newest Cyanogenmod I get the following message:

Error: Error executing updater binary in zip 'cache/recovery/cm-11-20140129-
Error: Error installing zip file 'cache/recovery/cm-11-20140129-NIGHTLY-v500

This package is for "v500" devices; this is a "awifi"



So my device is not a v500 but an awifi? Does anyone know a solution for the problem or do I just have to wait until the Cyanogenmod guys release a version specific for the "awifi" model (whatever the difference is...)


Thx in advance
30th January 2014, 11:56 AM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by jebuswow

Hi guys!

I got the G Pad 8.3 since january 20th and I wanted to install Cyanogenmod on it.
I'm able to boot into TWRP Recovery without any problems but when I try to install the newest Cyanogenmod I get the following message:

Error: Error executing updater binary in zip 'cache/recovery/cm-11-20140129-
Error: Error installing zip file 'cache/recovery/cm-11-20140129-NIGHTLY-v500

This package is for "v500" devices; this is a "awifi"



So my device is not a v500 but an awifi? Does anyone know a solution for the problem or do I just have to wait until the Cyanogenmod guys release a version specific for the "awifi" model (whatever the difference is...)


Thx in advance


which version of twrp did u flash ? if it is 2.6.3.0 , then update to 2.6.3.2 and try again
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30th January 2014, 12:45 PM   |  #3  
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which version of twrp did u flash ? if it is 2.6.3.0 , then update to 2.6.3.2 and try again

That did the trick, thx a lot!



Okayy, now I got the Cyanogen bootloop bug. Sigh.
Starting over with the correct software...
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30th January 2014, 02:10 PM   |  #4  
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Installed the stuff a 2nd time now.
Again the bootlop bug. :/
30th January 2014, 02:33 PM   |  #5  
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Installed the stuff a 2nd time now.
Again the bootlop bug. :/

did u do a factory reset after flashing the rom ?
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30th January 2014, 03:22 PM   |  #6  
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Now I did a wipe before flashing and everything worked fine.
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