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[Recovery] Clockworkmod for LG P970 Optimus Black

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By xantaro, Junior Member on 26th May 2011, 11:32 PM
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Here it is, Clockworkmod for the LG Optimus Black

The following has been tested and is working:

- Backup & Restore
- wipe data/factory reset
- wipe cache
- Reboot & Poweroff
- install zip from SD-Card
- Partition SD-Card

Notes:
- Use at your own risk! IŽll take no responsibility for any Bricks etc.
- Apperently the Optimus Black doesnŽt have a Keycombination for going to Recoverymode on Booting. So at the moment CWM can only be accessed by rebooting the Phone to Recoverymode via App or Shell from a running System.

Downloads:

Clockworkmod v3.2.0.0 >>DOWNLOAD<<
LG United Mobile Drivers (Windows) >>DOWNLOAD<< (Needed when installing with MS Windows)

How to install:

1. Extract ZIP-File to your Local Computer
2. Connect the Phone with USB-Debugging enabled
3. Run The File install_recovery.bat (on Windows Systems) or install_recovery.sh(on Linux Systems)
4. Grant Root Access on the Phone
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27th May 2011, 01:31 PM |#2  
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Thanks for the good news !
28th May 2011, 12:34 AM |#3  
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anyone tried this out yet?
29th May 2011, 09:49 AM |#4  
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Originally Posted by karayemis

anyone tried this out yet?

On the German android-hilfe.de forum, most did it successfully. Real issue at least for me: that there is no support for booting into cwm using a key combination.

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31st May 2011, 01:47 AM |#5  
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If you don't mind me asking, what was the partition that you put the recovery image on? We are working on a solution for the LG G-Slate which also has no key combination to get into recovery.
31st May 2011, 10:00 AM |#6  
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If you don't mind me asking, what was the partition that you put the recovery image on? We are working on a solution for the LG G-Slate which also has no key combination to get into recovery.

Put it to the Recovery Partition. The lack of a key combination to boot Recovery sucks.
31st May 2011, 11:50 AM |#7  
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Do you know what the recovery looks like on the partition table?

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31st May 2011, 08:00 PM |#8  
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does the backup/restore option work? i want to make a back-up of current lg rom then install chainfire...and if things go wrong to be able to get back to lg rom.btw great job with making the recovery!!
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Backup & restore works :
http://android.modaco.com/content-pa.../#entry1709360
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4th June 2011, 08:39 AM |#10  
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which apps works to reboot into recovery? i tried quickboot...doesn't work
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