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Unable to flash any partition [Infinix X657 (MT6580)]

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Sep 10, 2021
Technically a repost with more info (also I may or may not have forgotten about tags on the first thread).

Trying to fastboot flash to any partition gives the error:
FAILED (remote: 'sparse image size span overflow.')

Tried specifying size with -S, flashing stock image, erasing the partition and flashing (which gave the same error, making me unable to write to the empty partition. Did this with boot (magisk root) and had to reflash to stock using sp flash tool, which is why I'm sure of the stock images being fully functional), and trying two versions of the android platform tools (from the arch repos, as well as developer.android.com)

Originally I thought it was just the boot partition, but trying to flash twrp (built using the mtk auto twrp porter) gave the same error.