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Default [Q] Evo 4g can only flash CM7, nothing else

Ok, so i've exhausted all searches. I always always search first and try every possible solution, after a week, i'm back to square one.

I rooted my htc evo 4g with unrevoked. Ive been flashing and rooting for almost a year now and never enountered a problem like this before
Amon_ra 2.3
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Hboot 2.10.0001

the issue is everytime i try to flash a rom other than CM7, i get this error:
assert failed: write_raw_image("/tmp/boot.img","boot") Status 7

I am only trying to flash a sense rom so i can update my prl.

I followed the advice on this page: http://androidforums.com/evo-4g-all-...oot-error.html

but i still get boot: PU-Fail running the all in one PC36IMG.zip, when that didnt work, i tried the stand alone version

I then tried partitioning my sdcard using this: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1158993

and still no luck. Everytime i mess up, i just re-flash CM7 and it works like nothing was wrong. I could live with cm7 forever, i just want to update my prl then go back to cm7.

These are the roms ive tried:
Sprint lovers stand alone| Result: didnt give me error but stayed on white screen for over 1.5 hours.

sprint lovers all in one PC36IMG.zip| Result: boot-PU-Fail, update failed

latest fresh. 4.3.3.| Result: assert failed: write_raw_image("/tmp/boot.img","boot") Status 7

Stock rom deodexed: assert failed: write_raw_image("/tmp/boot.img","boot") Status 7

synergy| result: assert failed: write_raw_image("/tmp/boot.img","boot") Status 7

FYI i do a full wipe of system, dalvich cache, and then flash the virus wipe zip.

I am stuck. I feel like i cant flash any sense rom and i can only flash CM7.

Please help let me know if you need any other info
 
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Have you upgraded your recovery? Back in the day (less than a year ago actually) certain versions of clockwork didn't play nice when switching from AOSP based ROM's back to a sense ROM.
 
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yeah i flashed the latest amon 2.3 recovery just recently. i can try reflashing it.
 
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same problems unfortunately, flashed amon 2.3. then full wipe of system and dalvich. still getting assert failed: write_raw_image("/tmp/boot.img","boot") Status 7 when trying when trying any sense rom.
 
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am i stuck with cm7 forever then?
 
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I think i'll start from fresh again. this will be my steps:

my sd card is already partitioned, and after nandroid i'll do this:

i'll reflash amon ra2.3

1. so in recovery wipe data, dalvik cache, and cache do that 3x.

2. vr superwipe

3. i'll try reflashing the fresh rom, or any/all sense rom

4.cross my fingers *hope*
 
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could it be a kernal problem? i tried flashing the fresh-evo-4.3.3.zip and it went through all 8 steps, but on step 8 it said:

assert failed: write_raw_image ("/tmp/boot.img", "boot") just like before
 
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im going to keep talking to myself because it keeps me sane. i just did another complete full wipe and did the pc36img.zip update for the all in one that was recommended on this page: http://androidforums.com/evo-4g-all-...ml#post3555107

i get boot -fail-pu and partition fail. so weird. i am trying to install the stand alone version now. it seems to 'flash' with no problems, however last time i did so, it stayed on the white screen for a good hour. right now im just waiting on the white screen again. we shall see.

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In all do respect but what HBoot is that? Mines 6.16.1002 what hardware do you have? That's kinda weird that your having problems flashing other ROMs but CM7..
 
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its hboot 2.10.0001 for the htc evo 4g. its currently doing its whitescreen thing with sprint lovers rom. if i decide to pull battery i can get the specifics on the hardware info. ive been reading this thread: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...894331&page=13

shouldnt amon 2.3 take care of partition issues?

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