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12th July 2011, 06:49 AM |#31  
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Hello friends.
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if=/dev/block/stl5 of=/sdcard/stl5.rfs

place

of=/sdcard/stl5.rfs if=/dev/block/stl5

ACE back with a brick and q do not know more.

Help Meee: (

It's the same (if=this of=that <=> of=that if=this).

Using dd to back up efs partition (stl5) corrupts it (probably due to faulty Samsung design). Doing it twice corrupts it more. Also, you've overwritten your backup with a corrupted one. Only known solution is claiming you warranty.
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12th July 2011, 08:47 AM |#32  
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It's the same (if=this of=that <=> of=that if=this).

Using dd to back up efs partition (stl5) corrupts it (probably due to faulty Samsung design). Doing it twice corrupts it more. Also, you've overwritten your backup with a corrupted one. Only known solution is claiming you warranty.

thanks for replying.

try, making the warranty, but I have a question, what is the correct procedure to extract the file without corrupting stl5.rfs, my idea was only to extract and read the file for the number perso.txt unlock network.

I very much appreciate your help
13th July 2011, 02:13 AM |#33  
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please excuse me for my english, my native language is spanish and not write good english

i have one question,

are sure's, efs file is /dev/block/stl5 ??

i have 1 idea of copy file of other Galaxy Ace and putting into to tar and flashing via ODIN.

but i need have sure, who file is the correct.

please help me.

Regards.
13th July 2011, 05:56 AM |#34  
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please excuse me for my english, my native language is spanish and not write good english

i have one question,

are sure's, efs file is /dev/block/stl5 ??

i have 1 idea of copy file of other Galaxy Ace and putting into to tar and flashing via ODIN.

but i need have sure, who file is the correct.

please help me.

Regards.

Go on, brick your phone.

ODIN can't flash efs in Galaxy Ace, because there is no slot assigned to it in cooper.ops

If you don't have a good reason/knowledge to do it, don't touch it.
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14th July 2011, 01:32 PM |#35  
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Well, as i don't know much about Ace, could you guys give me some hint?

I was going to Flash the Villain Rom on this Ace, but the process resulted in an fail when ODIN was Flashing copper.ops. Since them the screen is all black, no Download mode and neither odin finds it.

I will take it to Samsung Service today, but is there another option?
16th July 2011, 12:38 PM |#36  
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Well, as i don't know much about Ace, could you guys give me some hint?

I was going to Flash the Villain Rom on this Ace, but the process resulted in an fail when ODIN was Flashing copper.ops. Since them the screen is all black, no Download mode and neither odin finds it.

I will take it to Samsung Service today, but is there another option?

Can u tell us what u do when flashing villain.. Coz so far the only way to get hardbrick like yours is when u put the wrong file in Odin or if u use ROM manager..

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26th July 2011, 11:06 AM |#37  
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Also bricked with Rom Manager.
What were the costst at samsung service?
26th July 2011, 08:23 PM |#38  
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my phone brick after flashing CWM from ROM manager and I've wrong choose phone type and then go to the phone shutdown (try to go to recovery mode). and the phone won't be turn on. I try this thread but did not work, my phone is won't show the download screen but it was detected by ODIN v4.38 and the yellow bar shown. But it was stuck on

<1> setup connection..


I try 3 file tar and 1 file Tar (one package) firmware just the same stuck on it.

please somebody help for the solution....

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Same here...Anything new?Any solution?
So stupid what i've done...
30th July 2011, 11:16 AM |#39  
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Same here...Anything new?Any solution?
So stupid what i've done...

Maybe try to kill all Kies processes from task manager.


My question is: Can download mode be bricked? If yes then how?
30th July 2011, 01:46 PM |#40  
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Maybe try to kill all Kies processes from task manager.


My question is: Can download mode be bricked? If yes then how?

Yes, if you flash one file package froyo from any ginger variants. Be careful in downgrading, there's thread on how to flash back to froyo by chinoyray look for it.
2nd August 2011, 05:35 AM |#41  
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Guys, need your help.

After flashing Coderom V2, used the EXT4 Manager to convert the internal memory to EXT4. And accidently forgot to revert the filesystem to RFS and tried flashing another rom and ODIN gets stuck at the command
<1> system.rfs download

This is the case on trying to flash to any rom with ODIN now. Now the phone is bricked and not able to get into recovery mode. Download mode is still posible though

Need some method / link / help to get the internal memeory back to rfs so it could be flashed and brought back to life.

Thank you
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