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[RECOVERY] ClockworkMod Recovery for Galaxy S i9000 (FINAL! SAFE!)

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By Koush, Retired Recognized Developer on 24th July 2010, 11:56 AM
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First things first, if you flashed a previous version of Clockwork Recovery using Odin, FLASH BACK TO A STOCK KERNEL. (There's another link in the forum to do this, I can't find it at the moment)

This recovery is *very* safe to use. It does NOT flash your kernel; it is a completely uninvasive recovery method.

How it works: The recovery is packaged as an update.zip that you run from STOCK recovery. The update.zip unpacks Clockwork Recovery onto the ramdisk and restarts recovery. When you reboot, it reverts back to the original, unmodified, stock recovery. So, you will need to keep the recovery on the root of your SD card as an update.zip, and apply the zip every time you want to start Clockwork.

HOWEVER, if you use ROM Manager, all of the recovery installation and management are done for you!

Installation instructions:
  1. Download ROM Manager from the Market.
  2. Flash Recovery.
  3. Choose Galaxy S i9000 as your phone.
  4. Accept the Superuser prompt.
  5. Use ROM Manager to create a Backup.
  6. On the very FIRST boot of Clockwork, you may need to manually select "reinstall packages" if Clockwork does not start. You should only ever have to do this once. It will be automatic from then on.
  7. Watch the backup go!

That's it! This is completely painless and safe! There is no need for Odin anymore to replace the recovery or flash updates!

If you appreciate my work, please buy the Premium version of ROM Manager!

If you can't seem to get ROM Manager off the market, you can get it from my homepage:
http://www.koushikdutta.com/2010/02/...ery-image.html
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24th July 2010, 12:35 PM |#2  
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Just installed! Working great!
24th July 2010, 01:05 PM |#3  
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Installed with ROM manager. Works like a charm! Thanx alot Koush!
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works fine
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works like a charm
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Installed, everything working without problems.

To install roms with clockwork we need roms in *.zip format? Where to get them?

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24th July 2010, 02:14 PM |#7  
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Just got my phone

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YOU ARE THE MAN

thank you and thanks all Xda devs and members
24th July 2010, 02:38 PM |#8  
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hmm ... I know this might sound stupid but, acually GSG is my first android phone, though I know how to flash roms with odin and how to apply update.zip and all that but what is the difference between this and ClockworkMod Recovery ?? and does it use the same components as odin ? (I mean CODE, CSC, MODEM and Pit) ?
24th July 2010, 03:03 PM |#9  
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Stickied. Closing the other one. Not sure why you would start a new thread instead of modifying the old one though...
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Thanks Koush your the man. Coming from a htc magic I hate this odin bull
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Hmm... did every step and in the first reboot, after using rom manager to create a backup, it was supposed to go to the cloclworkmod recovery screen as mentioned, but instead it goes to the regular recovery screen.

Bug? I'm using the JM1 FW

EDIT: After rebooting my phone and trying to open ROM Manager again, I have some sort of "Recovery Failure" screen with 3 options:

- Recovery mode is broken.
- ROM Manager doesn't reboot.
- Other.

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