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[TOOL/E15] [UPDATE 07/01/2013] Flashtool version 0.9.10.0 - Windows / Linux / Mac

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2nd December 2011, 05:33 PM |#21  
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Help with updating kernel in Xperia X8 (E15a)
Hi everyone,

I'm trying to update my Xperia X8 with the kernel E15_nAa-06b_2.6.29.6-nAa-06b. This update is required for MiniCM7-2.1.5. I used Flashtool v0.5.3.0, but the update "aborts" halfway. I performed this while the phone is in "recovery mode" as instructed (holding the back button while plugging the USB).

I assume that the kernel is made for an E15i model instead of the one I have (E15a). Can someone verify if this is true? The difference between the two models is the UTMS frequencies. Can someone please steer me into the right direction? What am I doing wrong? My phone currently has MiniCM7-2.0.7-X8, which works with the stock 2.1 kernel from Sony Ericsson.
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2nd December 2011, 06:35 PM |#22  
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Well, Iīm trying to change my kernel with lastest version of FlashTool and it isnīt working.
Here is the output of the program with debug on:
Code:
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - INFO  - (X10flash.java:310) - Searching Xperia....
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - DEBUG - (X10flash.java:314) - Trying USB\VID_0FCE&PID_ADDE\5&81DC10E&0&3
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - INFO  - (X10flash.java:316) - Found at USB\VID_0FCE&PID_ADDE\5&81DC10E&0&3
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - INFO  - (X10flash.java:259) - Start Flashing
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - DEBUG - (Command.java:52) - testPlugged
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - INFO  - (Command.java:53) - 
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - ERROR - (X10flash.java:286) - Error flashing. Aborted
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - INFO  - (FlasherGUI.java:844) - Now unplug the device and power it on
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - INFO  - (FlasherGUI.java:845) - Then go to application settings
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - INFO  - (FlasherGUI.java:846) - turn on Unknown Sources and Debugging
02/033/2011 16:33:29 - INFO  - (PhoneThread.java:92) - Device connected in flash mode
02/033/2011 16:33:42 - INFO  - (PhoneThread.java:88) - Device disconnected
I hope someone can help us

Edit: Problem Solved, just installed SEUS which installed the drivers to SEMC Flash. The one provided on drivers folder of flashtool didnīt worked.
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4th December 2011, 04:39 AM |#23  
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This flashtool(0.5.3.0)can be use to unlock bootloader for x8/w8 too?
5th December 2011, 05:39 PM |#24  
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How to unlock the bootloader with the help of flashtool?
on the items, what to do?
6th December 2011, 09:48 AM |#25  
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How to unlock the bootloader with the help of flashtool?
on the items, what to do?

Follow my guide: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...9#post19685019
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7th December 2011, 11:26 AM |#26  
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so... if we want to use flashtool, how and where to get the firmware?

firmware basicly is ftf file like kernel.
so if u waant to flash kernel,download ftf file and flash it using flashtool.
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11th December 2011, 03:39 PM |#27  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by biscoitu

Well, Iīm trying to change my kernel with lastest version of FlashTool and it isnīt working.
Here is the output of the program with debug on:

Code:
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - INFO  - (X10flash.java:310) - Searching Xperia....
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - DEBUG - (X10flash.java:314) - Trying USB\VID_0FCE&PID_ADDE\5&81DC10E&0&3
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - INFO  - (X10flash.java:316) - Found at USB\VID_0FCE&PID_ADDE\5&81DC10E&0&3
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - INFO  - (X10flash.java:259) - Start Flashing
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - DEBUG - (Command.java:52) - testPlugged
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - INFO  - (Command.java:53) - 
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - ERROR - (X10flash.java:286) - Error flashing. Aborted
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - INFO  - (FlasherGUI.java:844) - Now unplug the device and power it on
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - INFO  - (FlasherGUI.java:845) - Then go to application settings
02/033/2011 16:33:28 - INFO  - (FlasherGUI.java:846) - turn on Unknown Sources and Debugging
02/033/2011 16:33:29 - INFO  - (PhoneThread.java:92) - Device connected in flash mode
02/033/2011 16:33:42 - INFO  - (PhoneThread.java:88) - Device disconnected
I hope someone can help us

Edit: Problem Solved, just installed SEUS which installed the drivers to SEMC Flash. The one provided on drivers folder of flashtool didnīt worked.


I Got this error all time. Don't Download flashtool 5.0 or 5.3 . The Best Version of Flash tool is 2.9.1 . I Never get error on this version.
12th December 2011, 08:14 AM |#28  
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I'm sure that there is a very important bug in v0.5.3. yesterday i flashed 2.1.1.c.0 on my phone (x8-E15i), after that i rooted by flashtool but when i wanted to install recovery, Flashtool couldn't install it and appeared a window to choose yo kind of recovery that window was empty. in fact i have no choice to select. so i canceled it and installed recovery by x8-toolbox. I like FlashTool but after v0.2.9.1 i couldn't use it completely.
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Recovery installation is not yet available for E15 E10 U20.

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16th December 2011, 01:35 PM |#30  
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well i had a lot of problems with New version . I Tried 10 times to install a kernel and succeed 1 time. So Back to 2.9.1 because it's full working
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well i had a lot of problems with New version . I Tried 10 times to install a kernel and succeed 1 time. So Back to 2.9.1 because it's full working

What kind of problems did you have ?

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