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amon, missing nandroid folder and can't backup

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By killerb777, Senior Member on 11th March 2012, 12:09 AM
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I put a different sd card in and transferred all files from previous memory card. I noticed that my sdcard/nandroid folder with all my backups were deleted. I create a new one but whenever I go into recovery, it disappears. I try to make a backup and it gives me an error. It cannot locate the sdcard folder. Any ideas on why the nandroid folder is disappearing and how can I relink the sdcard folder in amon with the new card?

if I put the old card in, it backups fine.
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11th March 2012, 12:55 AM |#2  
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From the topic about the recovery..

Always check recovery.log before posting your issues! You can do this by doing :

"cat /tmp/recovery.log" OR "cat /cache/recovery/log" right after you had the issue. Use the "move log to sd" option in the "others" menu right after you had the issue. This will move the log to /sdcard/recovery.log so you can easily open it with a text editor.
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From the topic about the recovery..

Always check recovery.log before posting your issues! You can do this by doing :

"cat /tmp/recovery.log" OR "cat /cache/recovery/log" right after you had the issue. Use the "move log to sd" option in the "others" menu right after you had the issue. This will move the log to /sdcard/recovery.log so you can easily open it with a text editor.

thanks. I should have mentioned that there is no recovery log created in any of the folders as I checked beforehand. I tried moving it to the sd card but still nothing.
11th March 2012, 03:38 AM |#4  
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Can't think of what would be wrong... perhaps, trying flashing the recovery again. That would force it to setup the directory correctly..
11th March 2012, 04:08 AM |#5  
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Is the card formatted fat32?
11th March 2012, 04:28 AM |#6  
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Is the card formatted fat32?

yup. this time i formatted the card from the phone in settings but again, once I remove the phone from the pc, it deletes the nandroid folder. very odd. I just recreated it in es explorer, rebooted into recovery and the backup is running now. wierd. hopefully it sticks.
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reflashed amon and i can make a backup but now it won't flash any zips. Tried a few roms in case it was a bad file but no luck. finally got a log file too this time. (attached) also tried to flash from the phone storage and it won't work. any ideas?
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11th March 2012, 06:51 AM |#8  
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Don't really know what this means but it looks like where the problem is...

Install from internal_sdcard...
Finding update package...
I:Update location: INTERNALSD:Business_ICS4.0.3_Sense3.6-v2.2.zip
Opening update package...
I:Update file path: /internal_sdcard/Business_ICS4.0.3_Sense3.6-v2.2.zip
E:Can't open /internal_sdcard/Business_ICS4.0.3_Sense3.6-v2.2.zip
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That was when I tried flashing from the phone storage. Got the same error from flashing from the sdcard.
11th March 2012, 07:04 AM |#10  
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Don't really know what this means but it looks like where the problem is...

Install from internal_sdcard...
Finding update package...
I:Update location: INTERNALSD:Business_ICS4.0.3_Sense3.6-v2.2.zip
Opening update package...
I:Update file path: /internal_sdcard/Business_ICS4.0.3_Sense3.6-v2.2.zip
E:Can't open /internal_sdcard/Business_ICS4.0.3_Sense3.6-v2.2.zip
(bad)

Have you tried other zips or just this one since you reflashed? If just this one, did you check the md5 after downloading? Seems this may be a bad file if it can't be opened.

I had an issue with it not reading my external card once when flashing a ROM but it specifically said it couldn't read my external card. So I would guess it's the fie you are trying to flash.
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