[Q] Can't successfully install new ROM
I got my DNA back in December, unlocked with S-ON, rooted, and flashed a lightly modified stock ROM. It's been super stable, so I figured I wouldn't mess with it, and I've been running it since.
Yesterday, I was trying to free up some space on my device by integrating updates of system apps through Titanium Backup, and it jacked stuff up pretty royally. I figured, this is a great chance to install a new Sense 5 ROM.
I went through TWRP, installed the new ROM, cleared data, and when it restarted, it hung at the white HTC screen. Undeterred, I tried again through recovery. Then through sideloading a different ROM. Then by restoring a backup, downloading a new ROM and trying through recovery. Then installing CWM instead of TWRP and trying that way. Then by sideloading through CWM.
Every single method by which I've tried to install a new ROM has resulted in the phone hanging indefinitely at the white HTC screen.
I have obviously searched repeatedly for a fix for the white screen issue, and while I can restore an old backup and get the phone running, I can't seem to find a solution that gets me up and running on a new ROM. I'd hate to go through all the work (my phone's been unusable since around 8 PM last night) and not come out of it with a new ROM.
Am I missing something? Maybe I should be installing a new kernel before installing the ROM?