[Q] [H] Dirty flashing CM10.2 nightlies causes sd-apps & app settings inaccessible.
i've just encountered a problem i've never faced before:
i've been dirty flashing the nightlies periodically to get new features/bug fixes with no problem. just clear cache/fix permissions and all is good.
yesterday i tried to go from 8/9 to 8/17, but when the phone boots up, all apps lost their settings and all apps that were moved to the SD card are missing. when trying to look for the sd-card-app folder in /sdcard using DiskUsage, i found a chunk of inaccessible space ~1GB listed as "System Data". i highly suspect that this is where the sd-card applications are.
i tried to flash back to the 8/9 nightly but it gets stuck on boot animation. (never had this happen to me before with cm10.1 or 10.2.) i've tried re-flashed both nightlies but they give the same result.
anyone encountered this or something similar before? i'm not familiar with debugging this so if you need more information from me let me know so i can provide them. help greatly appreciated. thanks!