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[Q] Can't restore nexus 7

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18th October 2012, 10:42 PM   |  #1  
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Hi all,

Since I'm new to this forum I was not allowed to post on the developers threat, so I made a new one hoping some one could help me.

My new nexus 7 arived a few days ago and I had rooted it using the Nexus root Toolkit 1.5.4. (android 4.1.2)
Than I installed a new custom rom (PARANOIDANDROID 2.2) on the nexus but I did not like that rom so I wanted to restore it back to the stock rom.
When I tried that using the Nexus root toolkit 1.5.4 I kept saying FAILED.



Flash Stock + Unroot...
------------------------------------------------------------------


sending 'bootloader' (2092 KB)...
FAILED (data transfer failure (Too many open files in system))
finished. total time: 0.098s
rebooting into bootloader...
FAILED (remote: (Nv3pBadReceiveLength))
finished. total time: 0.005s

archive does not contain 'boot.sig'
archive does not contain 'recovery.sig'
archive does not contain 'system.sig'
--------------------------------------------
Bootloader Version...: 3.41
Baseband Version.....: N/A
Serial Number........: Not relevant I guess...
--------------------------------------------
checking product...
OKAY [ 0.030s]
checking version-bootloader...
OKAY [ 0.018s]
sending 'boot' (4896 KB)...
OKAY [ 0.585s]
writing 'boot'...
OKAY [ 1.763s]
sending 'recovery' (5240 KB)...
OKAY [ 0.628s]
writing 'recovery'...
OKAY [ 1.342s]
sending 'system' (446268 KB)...
FAILED (data transfer failure (Too many open files in system))
finished. total time: 6.425s



I think it's going wrong with the first step (Sending 'bootloader').
I'm restoring to android 4.1.2 because that one is using bootloader 3.41 and if I try to restore to android 4.1.1 I get some other error messages with the bootloader.

This is on a windows 7 x64 bit machine, I tried 2 different cables, the stock cable and the cable from my nexus s3 with both didn't fix anything and I tried every usb port (for some reason only usb3.0 ports work with my computer...)


I even tried restoring to stock + unroot on 2 other computers (win 7 x64 and win 2008 r2 x64) and both are stuck at: sending 'bootloader' (2092 KB)...

So basicly I do get in to fastboot, but I can't get any further than that, Recovery mode gives my an open android with a "!" in its "belly" and the option "Start" get me stuck at the bootlogo from the custom rom (PARANOIDANDROID 2.2).

I hope you guys can help me with this anoying problem.

Btw. I'm sorry for my bad english, this isn't my motherlanguage and it's late.

EDIT: the tablet is stuck on "google" with an unlocked lock logo when I try to turn it on.
EDIT2: On windows 8 x64 it is saying too many links.

Flash Stock + Unroot...
------------------------------------------------------------------


sending 'bootloader' (2092 KB)...
FAILED (data transfer failure (Too many links))
fisnished. total time: 0.124s
rebooting into bootloader...
FAILED (coomand write failed (Unknown error))
finished. total time: 0.639s

archive does not contain 'boot.sig'
archive does not contain 'recovery.sig'
archive does not contain 'system.sig'
--------------------------------------------
getvar:version-bootloader FAILED (command write failed (Unknown error))
finished. total time: 0.703s
Last edited by kanuva; 19th October 2012 at 10:20 AM.
19th October 2012, 02:03 PM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by kanuva

Hi all,

Since I'm new to this forum I was not allowed to post on the developers threat, so I made a new one hoping some one could help me.

My new nexus 7 arived a few days ago and I had rooted it using the Nexus root Toolkit 1.5.4. (android 4.1.2)
Than I installed a new custom rom (PARANOIDANDROID 2.2) on the nexus but I did not like that rom so I wanted to restore it back to the stock rom.
When I tried that using the Nexus root toolkit 1.5.4 I kept saying FAILED.



Flash Stock + Unroot...
------------------------------------------------------------------


sending 'bootloader' (2092 KB)...
FAILED (data transfer failure (Too many open files in system))
finished. total time: 0.098s
rebooting into bootloader...
FAILED (remote: (Nv3pBadReceiveLength))
finished. total time: 0.005s

archive does not contain 'boot.sig'
archive does not contain 'recovery.sig'
archive does not contain 'system.sig'
--------------------------------------------
Bootloader Version...: 3.41
Baseband Version.....: N/A
Serial Number........: Not relevant I guess...
--------------------------------------------
checking product...
OKAY [ 0.030s]
checking version-bootloader...
OKAY [ 0.018s]
sending 'boot' (4896 KB)...
OKAY [ 0.585s]
writing 'boot'...
OKAY [ 1.763s]
sending 'recovery' (5240 KB)...
OKAY [ 0.628s]
writing 'recovery'...
OKAY [ 1.342s]
sending 'system' (446268 KB)...
FAILED (data transfer failure (Too many open files in system))
finished. total time: 6.425s



I think it's going wrong with the first step (Sending 'bootloader').
I'm restoring to android 4.1.2 because that one is using bootloader 3.41 and if I try to restore to android 4.1.1 I get some other error messages with the bootloader.

This is on a windows 7 x64 bit machine, I tried 2 different cables, the stock cable and the cable from my nexus s3 with both didn't fix anything and I tried every usb port (for some reason only usb3.0 ports work with my computer...)


I even tried restoring to stock + unroot on 2 other computers (win 7 x64 and win 2008 r2 x64) and both are stuck at: sending 'bootloader' (2092 KB)...

So basicly I do get in to fastboot, but I can't get any further than that, Recovery mode gives my an open android with a "!" in its "belly" and the option "Start" get me stuck at the bootlogo from the custom rom (PARANOIDANDROID 2.2).

I hope you guys can help me with this anoying problem.

Btw. I'm sorry for my bad english, this isn't my motherlanguage and it's late.

EDIT: the tablet is stuck on "google" with an unlocked lock logo when I try to turn it on.
EDIT2: On windows 8 x64 it is saying too many links.

Flash Stock + Unroot...
------------------------------------------------------------------


sending 'bootloader' (2092 KB)...
FAILED (data transfer failure (Too many links))
fisnished. total time: 0.124s
rebooting into bootloader...
FAILED (coomand write failed (Unknown error))
finished. total time: 0.639s

archive does not contain 'boot.sig'
archive does not contain 'recovery.sig'
archive does not contain 'system.sig'
--------------------------------------------
getvar:version-bootloader FAILED (command write failed (Unknown error))
finished. total time: 0.703s



I just kept trying and it fixed itself, eventually I let the battery die than I charged it for 2 hours and I tried it again on my windows 7 machine wich gave this error message: FAILED (data transfer failure (Too many open files in system)).
12th February 2013, 08:26 PM   |  #3  
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I'm getting the same "Too many open files in system" error
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I'm getting the same "Too many open files in system" error

I'm getting similar errors
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well i fixed this by putting the usb cable into a usb 2.0 port instead of the 3.0 one.

So try another usb port if you still have problems.
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