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Prompt [Q] Downgrade from GPE to 4.3

Someone can help me downgrading my MOTO G with unlocked bootloader from GPE to stock 4.3.
I've been trying but I get "Image is too large" when I try to flash "system.img".
I want to downgrade to stock 4.3 Claro Argentina firmware.

Please, I really need your help!
 
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Someone can help me downgrading my MOTO G with unlocked bootloader from GPE to stock 4.3.
I've been trying but I get "Image is too large" when I try to flash "system.img".
I want to downgrade to stock 4.3 Claro Argentina firmware.

Please, I really need your help!
Could be two things:

1. You may need to flash gpt.bin from 4.3 (included in official 4.3 download) as this will create a new correctly sized partition table.

2. Make sure you use motorola fastboot to flash (known as mfastboot) and not the Google fastboot.
 
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Not a problem. Download http://sbf.droid-developers.org/down...ce=14&file=124

And follow:

Code:
fastboot flash partition gpt.bin #if this fails, ignore it and carry on
fastboot flash motoboot motoboot.img
fastboot flash logo logo.bin
fastboot flash boot boot.img
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.0
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.1
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.2
fastboot flash modem NON-HLOS.bin
fastboot erase modemst1
fastboot erase modemst2
fastboot flash fsg fsg.mbn
fastboot erase cache
fastboot erase userdata
fastboot reboot
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I have same problem too...any firmware I flash I get those " image is too big " errors and when I restart I am stuck at bootloader? any ideas?
 
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I have same problem too...any firmware I flash I get those " image is too big " errors and when I restart I am stuck at bootloader? any ideas?
Unfortunately i'm in the same boat, stuck at boot. Flashing different zips doenst seem to help. I think the partition has changed since the 4.4.4 OTA from 4.4.2 on the GPE. It's impossible to flash a different rom at the moment. Hopefully there will be a fix soon.
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Yes ...I read the same thing in several places...it has to do something with that gpe firmwares partition.....anyone have any idea how to fix this please?
 
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same problem here. I was able to fix my phone partially with
1, factory reset in recovery (twrp)
2, adb Cyanogen rom
3, fixing reception with
fastboot flash modem NON-HLOS.bin
fastboot erase modemst1
fastboot erase modemst2
fastboot flash fsg fsg.mbn
using gpe 4,4 fsg
 
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Can you explain that in "noob language " please ? :P ...did you managed to flash official firmware after that?
 
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Is fastboot mode available? If yes then you could just either 'dd' them or flash via fastboot, starting with sys partition. Don't touch the efs.

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