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[TUTORIAL] Create Flashable Zip From CWM/TWRP Backup (MTK)

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10th November 2014, 06:42 AM   |  #21  
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I used twrp 2.7 i think and it gave me 2 system ext4.win files. The first is system.ext4.win000 and the second is system.ext4.win001. How would i rename them and put?
10th November 2014, 06:47 AM   |  #22  
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I used twrp 2.7 i think and it gave me 2 system ext4.win files. The first is system.ext4.win000 and the second is system.ext4.win001. How would i rename them and put?

this is how I did it.


CYGWIN Unpacking TWRP Backup Files

rename:
data.ext4.win to data.ext4.win.tar
system.ext4.win000 system.ext4.win000.tar
system.ext4.win001 to system.ext4.win001.tar

Make a directory in your CYGWIN Home [Username]folder
Example: untar

Use Windows File Explorer go to your CYGWING Home
C:\cygwin\home\carl (your user name will be here)
make any folder you choose
Example:
C:\cygwin\home\carl\untar
and C:\cygwin\home\carl\untar\data ( for data files)

put your renamed data files in a folder named data
C:\cygwin\home\carl\untar\data (this is to keep files separate when unpacked)

While in Explorer put your renamed system files in untar folder

start CYGWIN ( Use the Cygwin Terminal and then you can copy and paste these commands)
cd to untar folder
example:
cd\untar cd untar
do these commands one at a time, it will extract to a folder named system

tar -xvf system.ext4.win000.tar
tar -xvf system.ext4.win001.tar

cd to data
cd untar/data

then do these commands
tar -xvf data.ext4.win.tar
tar -xvf data.ext4.win000.tar
tar -xvf data.ext4.win001.tar
all your data files will extract
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I did all the way upto creation of the zip. There were no errors I could notice. But the zip could not be flashed
in my kitkat system Does iot work for kit kat?
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I did all the way upto creation of the zip. There were no errors I could notice. But the zip could not be flashed
in my kitkat system Does iot work for kit kat?

if it did not install then you have something wrong. what was the error code? go to advance menu in recovery and send the error log to your sdcard.

also what steps did you do? open up a known good rom installer and verifi you have the correct updater-script and update-binary
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