"Sahara communication error" on Msmdownload tool with Hard bricked Oneplus 6T locked bootloader with custom rom (allowed on DivestOs)

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ASPi-3

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Sep 30, 2022
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Hi,
As in the title i've tried to install DivestOs and everything was fine until the relocking of the bootloader (very likely skipped a step).

Now i'm trying to use Msmdownload tool to flash stock rom and reflash DivestOs after that. My hardware is a laptop with usb 3.0 ports OS: Fedora 36 (which i used to flash divestos) and a windows 10 VM ( i use this for msmdownload tool). The phone error says "your device is corrupt. It can't be trusted and will not boot".

But i continue to get the "sahara communication error", i tried to follow guides and tutorials but it doesn't work. I tried to reinstall qualcomm, oneplus drivers, Windows 10 VM and i also tried the volume up (+) and power button trick. I also tried different msmdownload tool for oneplus 6T. Is there a solution or should i just bring it to a repair shop? Is there a linux msmdownload tool alternative?

Thanks for any help
 

SkewedZeppelin

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Have you tried simply unlocking it first? The unlock ability won't go away once locked.

As for flashing via VM, it works, but you need to pass a USB host controller into the VM as there are multiple VID/PID pairs used for EDL.
 

ASPi-3

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Hi, thanks for answering, i tried to just unlock it as said on the official site,( i also asked the dev that created the rom). So i should find the drivers for usb controller for windows? Thanks again