[DEV TOOLS] - Pack & Repack Boot.img Files - for Windows USERS

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pikachukaki

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Thx for the app but i have an empty ramdisk folder...and all of the ramdisk files can't created or newer or same age version exists...cydwin won't let me copy the log...im using huawei not SE phone..if it has something to do!! But i can see the contents at boot.img-ramdisk.gz
 

danist727

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Thanks but please mirror to other filehoster because mf is buggy on my phone

Sent from my WT19i using xda premium
 
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ascariz

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$ ./extractboot boot.img
./extractboot: ./split_bootimg.pl: /usr/bin/perl: bad interpreter: Permission denied
./extractboot: line 17: cpio: command not found
gzip: ../../boot.img-ramdisk.gz: No such file or directory


what i missed here?
edit: opps. missed the REQUIRED packages. testing again.
 
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thomas.raines

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$ ./extractboot boot.img
Android Magice not found in ./boot.img/ Giving up.

gzip: ../../boot.img-ramdisk.gz: unexpected end of file
cpio: premature end of archive

Any help with this error? I am trying to split and edit a custom CM9/ICS boot.img
 

maxdamage2122

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This isn't working for me on my htc evo 4g lte. I am unpacking the stock boot.img and then repacking it with NO changes and get bootloops.
 

stef67000

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your image png should not exceed 20KB and your logo.rle should not exceed 60kb Otherwise you will almost always bootloop ;)
 

plopingo

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I've tried to unpack the last boot.img from cm9 RC2 to get the new cwm 6.x but I have an issue

Code:
$ ./extractboot boot.img
Page size: 2048 (0x00000800)
Kernel size: 3229308 (0x0031467c)
Ramdisk size: 1789254 (0x001b4d46)
Second size: 0 (0x00000000)
Board name:
Command line:
Writing boot.img-kernel ... complete.
Writing boot.img-ramdisk.gz ... complete.
./extractboot: line 17: cpio: command not found
 

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Bejda

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$ ./extractboot boot.img
Android Magice not found in ./boot.img/ Giving up.

gzip: ../../boot.img-ramdisk.gz: unexpected end of file
cpio: premature end of archive

Any help with this error? I am trying to split and edit a custom CM9/ICS boot.img
Hello,I'm having the same error with CM9/10 ICS/JellyBean kernel boot.img,there are chances it comes from the kernel itself as it appears to be or should we better look into our configuration?
 

OmenHTX

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helo, i repacket doomlord kernel v22 and when im trying to flash it i got this error :

FAILED (remote: Wrong range:0x10008000-0x103202d7. Ok:0x00200000 - 0x03dfff)

It's somethink about size of kernel and "fake size maker" file, but i dont know how to fix it.
 

kagedws6

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So I pulled a working one apart and replaced the kernel with the compiled one.

Code:
[email protected] ~
$ cd /boot

[email protected] /boot
$ ./extractboot boot.img
Page size: 2048 (0x00000800)
Kernel size: 4463500 (0x00441b8c)
Ramdisk size: 372027 (0x0005ad3b)
Second size: 0 (0x00000000)
Board name:
Command line: console=ttyHSL0,115200,n8 androidboot.hardware=qcom loglevel=0
Writing boot.img-kernel ... complete.
Writing boot.img-ramdisk.gz ... complete.
2881 blocks

[email protected] /boot
$ ./packboot
Using base address 0x40200000
Using command line 'console=ttyHSL0,115200,n8 androidboot.hardware=qcom loglevel=0'
No errors

I then put it back together and I'm getting the boot.img is like half the original size (even tho the kernel files were pretty close to almost deadon the same size) and when I try to send to boot I get this

Code:
>fastboot boot boot_new.img
downloading 'boot.img'...
OKAY [  1.168s]
booting...
FAILED (remote: incomplete bootimage)
finished. total time: 1.168s

This is for a Pantech Burst (p9070) if that helps at all
Original boot.img
New repacked boot.img
 
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