Remove All Ads from XDA
Honor 9 Lite

EFS unable to mount RW. Odin not working. Help!!

71 posts
Thanks Meter: 8
By Jayfeather787, Member on 27th May 2014, 02:24 AM
Post Reply Email Thread
I cannot mount /efs to RW. I have been trying the instructions outlined in posts number 6, 9, 23, 26, and 29, in this thread:
When I try these commands in terminal emulator, it says that /efs is a read only file system. When I go inside the efs folder in es file explorer, it is empty.
Here is what I did. I originally tried to install TWRP recovery using the dd command for my phone. It is the i337 model AT&T. For some reason, the recovery did not install. It said that it succeeded, but then it would not boot into TWRP. It would only go into stock recovery. So, I followed the instructions listed here: Unfortuantely, I did not realize that it was for the international version. So, I ended up trashing my mmcblk0p10 partition, and so I have screwed the EFS. I believe that is what happened. So, after that, I tried to restore stock firmware using Odin, and it failed. I followed the troubleshooting guide and nothing worked. I used the PIT file and it also failed. I also tried to flash some recoveries in Odin, and they all failed. The phone is not bricked. It is still working, but there is no lock screen, a yello dialog box pops up and there is no power button do. I want to put a recovery on my device, and install a custom ROM, but nothing is working. Please help!
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread

Guest Quick Reply (no urls or BBcode)
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes