[SOLVED]/efs corrupted...please help experts!!!!!!

bsuhas

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I am with froyo rom (purumod) and with fugumod 800Mhz std edition.
using fs.convert, converted system,data,cache to ext2 and sdext to ext4. Everything was fine here. Phone was very smooth and fast.
(I don't know why I did :( ) it but I was playing with shell, saw in output of 'mount' command that some /dev/stl4 (-> /efs) is in rfs filesystem. I thought lets convert it to ext2....created fs.convert with content "stl4 ext2". reboot phone. It did turned on as normal but NO NETWORK. Then I searched xda and found that I made a big mistake....a CORRUPT EFS :( ......

saw this thread for
G3 http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=887769
but no luck....

can anyone point me to some direction...how to restore my phone?
I tried reflashing entire rom but i guess it dose not touches /efs....so no luck.

Please help me devs....

Edit:
I solved this. Please see my 4th post.

(i know int wrong thread, but i hope all devs watching this thread can help me. MOD can move this thread)
 
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marcellusbe

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Was able to solve the problem of mounting efs using this thread -
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=888193&page=3

Now I have /efs mounted but IMEI as 0000000000000000. trying to solve this....
I should have put something in fugumod to avoid users to convert stl4 :/

If you don't have any backup of your original files of your efs partition (nv_data.bin etc..) , it will be very hard to restore your IMEI.

if you flash something on your phone, DO a backup of your efs partition (image and files).
 
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bsuhas

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I should have put something in fugumod to avoid users to convert stl4 :/

If you don't have any backup of your original files of your efs partition (nv_data.bin etc..) , it will be very hard to restore your IMEI.

if you flash something on your phone, DO a backup of your efs partition (image and files).
So there is no way to restore IMEI if I dont have a backup efs??
 

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FINALLY I WAS ABLE TO RESTORE MY EFS AND IMEI TOO...

Thanks to Szaby59 fro this http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=887769
which helped me restore /efs partition
and Much thanks to QPST and Peoplearmy for forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?p=29462530#post29462530
which helped me restore IMEI....phone is back to life now.
How did you do it brother? I tried everything still no luck.