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looks like the oficial TWRP 2.8 dose not support F2FS yet>> fyi its a bug
you must use multirom TWRP 2.8 witch has F2FS support




This is what you need:
  1. OTG-cable
  2. USB drive

Alright chaps get ready for awesomeness

1.Recovery

You will need TWRP recovery
download the latest one
after you did that flash it with Rashr

2.ROM/Gapps/Kernel

now download Gapps,and the ROM that you want that is ALL-F2FS to your usb drive
and a ALL-F2FS kernel if the ROM you chose did not have a ALL-F2FS kernel


3.Backup

now backup anything! you dont want to lose to your computer or usb drive
And do try to do a nandroid backup to your USB drive if you can

4.Formating

Or watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obwJCFzlh4w&feature

Reboot in recovery

- Tap Wipe
- Tap Advance Wipe
- Tap All if you want to have clean setup
- Swipe to Wipe

- Back
- Tap System
- Tap Repair/Change File Format
- Tap F2FS
- Swipe to Change

- Back, Back
- Tap Cache
- Tap Repair/Change File Format
- Tap F2FS
- Swipe to Change

- Back, Back
- Tap Data
- Tap Repair/Change File Format
- Tap F2FS
- Swipe to Change

- Back, Back, Back

5.Flashing

Now
-Tap mount
Mount your USB drive in recovery
-back
-Tap install
-Tap Storage:
-Tap USB Storage
Now tap the ROM you downloaded
Swipe to flash
Do the same with the kernel if you downloaded one

Then reboot and your done cheers
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4th July 2014, 04:54 PM |#2  
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If you don't have an OTG-cable or a USB drive
What you need is a
  • Computer
  • mini USB cable. aka the one you use to connect your n7 to your computer.


First back up every thing you don't want lose
And download the ROM that is f2fs and kernel if the ROM you chose did
Not have a f2fs kernel to your computer

1. Download NexusRootToolkit
2. Install NexusRootToolkit
3. Launch NexusRootToolkit
4. It will update the Recovery Images
5. In Advance Utilities Click Launch
6. In Boot/Flash Image, tick Flash Permanently
7. Click Recovery
8. Click Latest TWRP
9. Then reboot to TWRP
10. Start Formatting to ALL-F2FS

Or watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obwJCFzlh4w&feature

- Tap Wipe
- Tap Advance Wipe
- Tap All if you want to have clean setup
- Swipe to Wipe

- Back
- Tap System
- Tap Repair/Change File Format
- Tap F2FS
- Swipe to Change

- Back, Back
- Tap Cache
- Tap Repair/Change File Format
- Tap F2FS
- Swipe to Change

- Back, Back
- Tap Data
- Tap Repair/Change File Format
- Tap F2FS
- Swipe to Change

- Back, Back, Back

11. Now all of your files are gone
12. Now back to NexusRootToolkit
13. In Flash Zips
14. Add Zips to Flash
15. Click Add Zips to Flash and browse for the ROM you downloaded and the kernel
16. Click Confirm Operation
17. After that reboot to recovery
18. Tap Install and you will see a folder !ReadyToFlash
19. If you don't see any files or folder just keep on FlashZips until you see that folder.
20. If you see the rom and kernel then start flashing

credit to @SmaRkieS
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Thank you for the guide, you really helped me.

I flashed the 03/08 Carbon ROM using the USB OTG method (because of driver issues) and it works well.
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Originally Posted by Tonttunator

Thank you for the guide, you really helped me.

I flashed the 03/08 Carbon ROM using the USB OTG method (because of driver issues) and it works well.

Cheers
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Thanks!
Had to remember my XDA login to hit Thanks! I haven't used my Grouper for some time (kids think it belongs to them). I decided to start carrying it for work and realized just how slow it seemed. I'm so thankful for resources like XDA to tell me about things like F2FS, but I didn't really know where to start. So I read about 100 pages of a dozen threads and finally found this post.

Finding your video on how to format F2FS in a step by step method really made it easy.

I don't have an OTG cable, and don't always trust tool kits, so I just used
Code:
adb push CARBON-KK-UNOFFICIAL-20140803-1733-grouper.zip /sdcard/!ROMS/CARBON-KK-UNOFFICIAL-20140803-1733-grouper.zip

&

adb push 7-29_GApps_Standard_4.4.4_signed.zip /sdcard/!ROMS/7-29_GApps_Standard_4.4.4_signed.zip
Thanks again!
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Thanks to you @USBhost. Method in post #2 work perfect for me. My tablet feel a lot faster!
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Thanks to you @USBhost. Method in post #2 work perfect for me. My tablet feel a lot faster!

cheers
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nice but hard to find a perfect kernel.im running liquidsmooth kitkat previouly with franco.but its kinda frustrating that it causes ramdom freezes.then i tried mkernel which was very impressive when i was using jellybean.but frustrating again cuz it causes problem of the screen out of order(not sensitive enough).after all of this i change back to the original kernel of the rom.faint
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look like i need to update this for the new twrp 2.8
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look like i need to update this for the new twrp 2.8

Certainly looks that way
Is it possible to create a compatible PhilzTouch Cwm recovery?
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