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[Q] Hemidall cannot read PIT file

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Prompt [Q] Hemidall cannot read PIT file

Hi,

I updated my galaxy note 3 from 4.3 to 4.4.2 (both stock) using heimdall and that went without a hitch, I forgot to wipe all my data so ended up flashing 4.4.2 on top of 4.3 but it works fine with the only difference I see is that my battery leak problem got worse.

I then wanted to install CWM in order to eventually install a custom rom but that got cut short when heimdall (both GUI and on terminal) failed to read my PIT file.

Please note that the phone works and I can go into download mode without a problem and heimdall detects the device but once it starts downloading the PIT i get this:

user@macbook$ heimdall download-pit --output pit4.4.pit
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Initialising connection...
Detecting device...
Claiming interface...
Setting up interface...

Initialising protocol...
Protocol initialisation successful.

Beginning session...

Some devices may take up to 2 minutes to respond.
Please be patient!

Session begun.

Downloading device's PIT file...
ERROR: Failed to send request to end PIT file transfer!
ERROR: Failed to download PIT file!
Ending session...
ERROR: Failed to send end session packet!
Releasing device interface...

I am not sure how to proceed, my device is unusable with the horrible battery leak right now.

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Got this issue too: looks like heimdall can't handle device running 4.4.2. Solution for you is to find Windows PC and use Odin.
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Default back to odin i suppose

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Got this issue too: looks like heimdall can't handle device running 4.4.2. Solution for you is to find Windows PC and use Odin.
thanks for the heads up! I got my hands on a windows pc and used odin to reflash 4.4.2 and then flashed CWM with odin as well. all went well but its a bit concerning that heimdall does not support 4.4.2
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