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I need help restoring my phone - odin wont flash it

20th August 2010, 02:09 AM |#1  
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Background is, I was flashing JAC's latest kernel onto my phone, which I had done twice before. Unfortunately, ODIN was getting stuck at zimage. After trying a few times, I decided to go back to the version of the kernel I was running previously, which I knew worked. I tried to flash the kernel but odin kept getting stuck on zimage again.

I tried restarting the computer, battery pulls on the phone, different usb ports and nothing has worked.

In desperation I tried to flash the stock firmware back, but ODIN gets stuck at cache.rfs.

Did I brick my phone?
 
 
20th August 2010, 03:31 AM |#2  
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Which version of windows are you using? Try from a different computer.
20th August 2010, 01:53 PM |#3  
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Which version of windows are you using? Try from a different computer.

Windows 7 32bit. I've also tried a computer running xp home.

My main pc runs windows 7 64 bit, but odin doesn't work on it, even in compatibility mode.

The phone is f'ed. Im going into the tmo store this morning, I hope they dont give me a hard time.
20th August 2010, 02:10 PM |#4  
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My main pc runs windows 7 64 bit, but odin doesn't work on it, even in compatibility mode.

BS! Heh, I restored my phone using ODIN flasher. I have windows 7 64 bit. I don't have to do anything special, just followed directions and it worked. Make sure you have 64 bit Samsung Drivers.
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BS! Heh, I restored my phone using ODIN flasher. I have windows 7 64 bit. I don't have to do anything special, just followed directions and it worked. Make sure you have 64 bit Samsung Drivers.

Done. The phone is detected by odin in 7 - 64, but when I try to flash, odin throws up a couple of messages in chinese and then sits there doing nothing. It never starts the flashing process.
5th September 2010, 11:00 PM |#6  
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hey did you fix your phone...im having the same issue
6th September 2010, 12:11 AM |#7  
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You guys try flashing anything via clockwork recently? There are recovery images for stock inside the odin thread from jac and stock I images for a kernel in his kernel thread... That's if you can even get into recovery now.....

Pooped from my Samsung Vibrant using XDA app... Dont mind the skidmarks...
29th March 2011, 09:04 PM |#8  
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on the same boat any other solutions
29th March 2011, 09:19 PM |#9  
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have you guys tried the toolbox?

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=954509


Here is another good thread to check out.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1013967
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Flag eugenes froyo that doesn't brick. Look it up it will fix it

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