Originally Posted by arceles
To be honest I just wanted to flash the 5x version of clockwork recovery, no, I'm no using Custom MTDs, just your vanilla rom, that, by the way, is the fastest thing I have seen on my G1.
I followed the guide that I mentioned you, following step by step (I used Better Terminal Emulator for copying it to system and apply the 777 permisions)
Still the only thing that it worked is the ROM Manager, I'm curious thought, if it uses the same flash_image I don't see why it would fail my method...
Better Terminal Emulator is not better
if you want a real terminal emulator try ConnectBot
777 ? wtf?
777 is rwxrwxrwx
at the most flash_image should be 755 (rwxr-xr-x)
but since you need root to use it 700 (rwx------) is better
the 5x cmr doesn't work for the dream
Yes the thread says it works perfect but also says it doesn't work on the dream yet, so not so perfect
also the instructions for flashing are wrong
the OP instructs the user to
- adb remount
which makes system rw, which has nothing to do with recovery
- adb su
which is a pointless step since a/ not needed as you are already root b/it runs su then exits
so you are following two guides which are written by people who don't really understand what they are doing
so the question is
did flash_image really fail?
probably not since you are flashing a recovery which is known to not work with a G1
If flash_image did fail, it is most likely a memory problem
two ways around that
- via adb shell stop android with do the flash_image recovery recovery.img
either reboot or start zygote
- write an init.d script to flash recovery on boot for example
test -e /cache/recovery.img || exit 1
flash_image recovery /cache/recovery.img > /cache/flash_img.log
You don't need clockwork 5x
apparently 2x crashes windows so either upgrade to a real OS or install RA-1.7 and keep a clean /sdcard (no scroll or dir navigation with in RA)