Originally Posted by demkantor
The Samsung emmc is prone to failure but that doesn't mean it will die in a week, a month or a year, some have had it work for years
Rooting and true radio s-off is amazing and will help with other problem, just not a fried emmc, not even JTAG can fix this
Soldering a new chip is tricky if you haven't done real fine soldering before, so be careful doing it yourself
Depends how and where you bought the chip, many vision specific ones come preloaded with firmware/software
If it doesn't you will need JTAG equipment to flash it
Hope all goes well for you!
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I would not do the soldering myself. I was talking about some friend who has the tools.
Anyway, the JTAG thing is a no-no for me then. Too much complications.
I was assuming that since my fried eMMC did not totally incapped the phone
(HBOOT bootable, Fastboot visible, etc.), I should be able to flash any new eMMC, at least with the last method you suggested.
I don't think these thoughts are total nonsense.