OK, so I made a couple rookie mistakes and now I've got a partial brick that I can't figure out how to fix.
Here's the deal...
I was on OTA 902 and then tried out one of the CM9 nightlies (I think it was 6/24) - most everything worked but I was having strange issues sending SMS with pictures and more data drops than stock 902.
Yesterday I decided I'd try out the 2233 leak and followed the directions successfully from 902 to 905 then to 2233 ICS (motoblur). Everything was working ok, but the interface seemed as though there was more lag than I expected.
This is where EVERYTHING goes downhill and where the mistakes were made. I did so many things trying to fix this that I can't even recount all of them!
At one point, I ended up in AP Fastboot (Flash Failure) and couldn't do anything, so I manually pushed moto-fastboot files & cleared the moto-fastboot cache, which allowed me to finally flash via RSD. So of course I'm trying to get back to 902 so I can update to 905 via OTA then *maybe* on to AOKP or CM9 2233 (maybe).
But, EVERY file I open in RSD Lite either fails to decompress at the end, or my phone shows as N/A - regardless of if I try in AP Fastboot or actually booted all the way into 886.
So here's what's up: I'm on 875 but have NO data, NO signal, NO phone, NO WiFi. Wifi can't even be turned on because it just says WiFi (Error), and regardless of what I try, data won't kick on and hasn't through at least 15 different successful flashes.
I've used all the old tricks including Bionic Pathsaver, BPS Fix, the original RSD Images from January (default_flash_targa, boot and recovery), and every possible combination of ROMs (both OTA and third party) trying to get back to ANYTHING that has data, but I'm dead in the water.
Here's what my current system status is:
System Version: 5.5.886.XT876.Verizon.en.US
Build Number: 5.5.1_84_DBN-55
I can't even imagine what's happening here. I've had Droids since the very day that the first Droid hit the market, and have flashed dozens of ROMS on many different phones... but I've never run into a situation like this one.
I've used 2 different USB cables, I have 2 batteries (one in a cradle charger at all times), and have used 2 computers - ALL with the same outcome.
I think if I could even just get to 905 with data and WiFi, I'd be happy, but I'd really, really like to get on a 2233 that works.
I've seen that eye dea works wonders, so hopefully he'll chime in, otherwise, ANYONE with experience with a partial brick like this or anyone with experience in any of this is more than welcome to chime in.
Thanks in advance guys!!