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can anybody please explaint to me how it is done?...thanks in advance!!
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can anybody please explaint to me how it is done?...thanks in advance!!
If you delete dalvik cache the system will recreate it on next boot...
 
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ok so what im trying to do is flash the latest Hero from Drizzy's and on the changelog saids that i have to clear dalvik...i just don't know how to do that...i know how to format my ext/3....etc...
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oh, its on your ext...

go to recovery console

mount -o rw /dev/block/mmcblk0p2 /system/sd
rm -r /system/sd/dalvik-cache/*

that's it, wipe and flash the ROM
 
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oh, its on your ext...

go to recovery console

mount -o rw /dev/block/mmcblk0p2 /system/sd
rm -r /system/sd/dalvik-cache/*

that's it, wipe and flash the ROM
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But it shouldn't be important when you remove it?

So you could flash the image and still delete the dalvik cache.

Should make no difference...
 
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what is the point in deleting your dalvik cache? I mean, someone who only uses cyans roms and sometimes changes themes would not need to do this right?
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what is the point in deleting your dalvik cache? I mean, someone who only uses cyans roms and sometimes changes themes would not need to do this right?
Over time you phone can start getting sluggish. If you clear the dalvik cache it will speed it back up. Just had to do this the other night. I did mine in terminal this way

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$su
#cd /system/sd/dalvik-cache
#rm *
#exit
$exit
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so it does not matter in terminal or console then?

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