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[Q] adb - OUYA stuck as read-only, why?

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24th March 2014, 12:41 AM   |  #1  
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Hello beautiful people.

Keep in mind that I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 to do this. I'm trying to transfer my own bootanimation.zip to the OUYA but I can't because the system is set as read-only. adb recognizes my OUYA, if I use "adb devices" it shows the device, but I can't do anything else with it besides that. I read online that if I use "adb remount", it would mount as read/write. I tried that and I got "remount failed: Operation not permitted". I also read something about "adb root", I can't remember what exactly I had to do with that, but I got this "adbd cannot run as root in production builds".

If any more information is needed, please do ask for it. Help is appreciated. Thanks.
27th March 2014, 03:53 AM   |  #2  
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try something like

Code:
adb shell
su
mount -o remount /system
28th March 2014, 01:07 AM   |  #3  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gianptune

try something like

Code:
adb shell
su
mount -o remount /system

After I used that, I tried to push the bootanimation.zip to the OUYA with:

Code:
adb push bootanimation.zip system/media/
And I got this:

Code:
shell@android:/ # adb push bootanimation.zip system/media/
* daemon not running. starting it now on port 5038 *
* daemon started successfully *
error: device not found
1|shell@android:/ #
It doesn't recognize it...
6th April 2014, 03:05 PM   |  #4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hyd-

After I used that, I tried to push the bootanimation.zip to the OUYA with:

Code:
adb push bootanimation.zip system/media/
And I got this:

Code:
shell@android:/ # adb push bootanimation.zip system/media/
* daemon not running. starting it now on port 5038 *
* daemon started successfully *
error: device not found
1|shell@android:/ #
It doesn't recognize it...

Try adb insecure http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1687590
8th April 2014, 05:27 AM   |  #5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by djden

Try adb insecure http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1687590

I think that worked. I installed that, pushed it to the OUYA while on adb shell and got this:

Code:
1319 KB/s (2971409 bytes in 2.199s)

Acer@Aspire5315:~$
I couldn't see my bootanimation though, the screen was pitch-black until the "OUYA" voice and logo popped out. I suppose it was an error on my end, I'll have to try with another bootanimation and see. Thanks.

Edit: I tried to push another bootanimation but now it won't recognize it again...

Edit 2: It worked again but without adb shell... I downloaded another bootanimation, and got the same results. Odd...
Last edited by Hyd-; 8th April 2014 at 05:56 AM.
23rd May 2014, 02:21 AM   |  #6  
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I'm having the same problem. The above commands presumably changed the filesystem to RW, but now when I try to push my file it says:
cannot stat 'OuyaCWMrecovery6.0.3.2flashable.zip': No such file or directory

I've tried everything I can think of. Restarting everything. Using the entire system path. Trying to leave shell and then run the command (which seems to send it back to r-o filesystem)
trying to rename the zip to make sure I'm typing the full thing correctly.

Any help?
25th May 2014, 01:49 AM   |  #7  
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Try doing adb shell as as super user and doing chmod 777 to any relevant directories on your Ouya (like /sdcard/ etc).

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