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The application Gallery (process com.cooliris.media) has stopped unexpectedly

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By acem77, Senior Member on 9th February 2012, 05:10 PM
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This is so annoying,
I have tried everything I could find online,

I removed the SD card to eliminate that as an option related to a corrupt image/ card.

I cleared Gallery the data under manage applications.

With ES file explorer

I deleted the com.cooliris.media folder multiple times

I renamed all dirs to hide them from the Gallery indexing.
Example renamed “DCIM” to ”.DCIM”

I opened and examined the file chunk_0 in
/com.cooliris.media/cache/local-album-cache
I was hoping i could see how far or were it crashed by the last dir it indexed.
After hiding all the dirs. I got it to this.

Data in “chunk_0(this file will grow as dirs are scanned and files are found)” opened in a hex editor.

..US..en............./...........4.......4...........b..intro..video/mp4.......................4.........O.{.....O.u... w..............:.............../

Not sure if this is a hit on what is crashing the gallery?
 
 
9th February 2012, 05:34 PM |#2  
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I'm guessing a factory reset didn't work either?
9th February 2012, 06:23 PM |#3  
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Have not done that, dont want to reconfigure the phone from scratch.
I always like to know the root of the real issue. seems kind of common.
9th February 2012, 06:25 PM |#4  
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I never use Gallery. Ever. So I wouldn't have an exact idea why it was going crazy.
Are you rooted and do you have Titanium Backup Free/Pro?
If so, back up the gallery app. Then delete it from the /system.
Restart your phone and restore the Gallery app and make it a system app again.
9th February 2012, 06:40 PM |#5  
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its rooted and i have Titanium Backup Pro.
i did not know you can delete the gallary.

I did download another gallery like app for now.
but i may give that a try.
9th February 2012, 06:52 PM |#6  
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Yeah. Wipe the data first then uninstall it.
10th February 2012, 03:33 AM |#7  
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i made the back up of the gallery, uninstalled it, when i try to recover/install it from the back up the phone stays in an install loop.
I have to reboot the phone.

now i deleted it how do i reinstall it?
I have gallery apk from the backup and the original is still under /system/app/com.cooliris.media.apk

when run the apk i get an error, application not installed.

I tried to use adb with no luck.

F:\~droid\root backup restore files\SuperOneClickv2.1.1-ShortFuse\ADB>adb instal
l gal.apk
993 KB/s (458660 bytes in 0.451s)
pkg: /data/local/tmp/gal.apk
Failure [INSTALL_FAILED_DEXOPT]


any pointers?
10th February 2012, 04:04 AM |#8  
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Follow the exact steps.
  1. Open Titanium Backup
  2. Wipe Gallery data (From Titanium Backup)
  3. Uninstall Gallery (From Titanium Backup)
  4. Restart phone
  5. Restore App of Gallery (From Titanium Backup)
  6. Restart phone
  7. Try using gallery
10th February 2012, 02:02 PM |#9  
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I don’t think titanium is an option now.

as it never finishes installing. i let it go all night.
The Gallery has been deleted and i only have the option to restore. My only options are to restore App only or App+Data. both don’t finish.

so i have been reading you can force/push installs. i must be doing something wrong as it seems a restriction is preventing the other install methods,

at this point the only reason i care is i cant view images in 3d.
10th February 2012, 03:05 PM |#10  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by acem77

I don’t think titanium is an option now.

as it never finishes installing. i let it go all night.
The Gallery has been deleted and i only have the option to restore. My only options are to restore App only or App+Data. both don’t finish.

so i have been reading you can force/push installs. i must be doing something wrong as it seems a restriction is preventing the other install methods,

at this point the only reason i care is i cant view images in 3d.

Using adb

adb shell
su
mount -o remount,rw /dev/block/stl9 /system
exit
exit
adb push Gallery.apk /system/app

Reboot the phone.

Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S II
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thanks but the phone does not seem to install it after the reboot.

F:\~droid\root backup restore files\SuperOneClickv2.1.1-ShortFuse\ADB>adb shell

$
$ su
su
# mount -o remount,rw /dev/block/stl9 /system
mount -o remount,rw /dev/block/stl9 /system
# exit
exit
$ exit
exit

F:\~droid\root backup restore files\SuperOneClickv2.1.1-ShortFuse\ADB>adb push g
al.apk /system/app
1321 KB/s (458660 bytes in 0.339s)

maybe it not 100% uninstalled? could have been an issue with how Titanium removed it.
if the os thinks its still there it wont install over it.
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