Can't install CyanogenMod

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  1. Chris.Nelson

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    I previously rooted my Droid following the directions at http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-labs/74028-root-droid-1-regardless-os-version.html. Now I want to install CyanogenMod following the directions at Motorola Droid: Full Update Guide - CyanogenMod Wiki. But when I try to run sbf_flash I see:

    Code:
    $ ./sbf_flash recovery-clockwork-2.5.0.1-sholes.sbf 
    SBF FLASH 1.23 (mbm)
    http://opticaldelusion.org
    
    === recovery-clockwork-2.5.0.1-sholes.sbf ===
    Index[1]: Unexpected chip 16
    00: RDL03 0x80500000-0x8054CFFF DECE AP
    Data[1]: Checksum error (Expected 0xb1c2, Got 0xc9c2)
    01:  CG47 0xC0A00000-0xC0CFD022 B1C2 AP
    
     !! failed
    
    I imagine the checksum error is because sbf_flash is looking for a stock Droid and finding the already-rooted phone.

    I tried booting into the recovery from the previous directions but I seem to only be able to install update.zip from there and not the gapps that CyanogenMod recommends.

    Any advice?
     
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    At OPTICALDELUSION: sbf_flash I found a -f option but I'm hesitant to force lest I brick my phone. Looking for some reassurance that it's the right thing to do.
     
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    Just install rom manager and flash clockworkmod recovery from there.

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    I've seen several references to rom manager but no reference specific enough that I know where to get it.
     
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    Download from the market

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    The market.

    Also, you have sprecovery already so you can flash cwmr through that.

    Or sbf_flash using the cwmr sbf file found in RaidZero's recovery thread in his section.

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    Thanks. Found it. It seems to have installed the Clockwork recovery but when I try to boot into it (either from ROM Manager or by powering up while holding X on the keyboard), I boot normally through the Motorola log, the Droid logo, and into the regular firmware.
     
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    Sometimes you have to flash multiple times or flash an alternate recovery then flash back to 2.5.0.1. I wonder why Koush can't fix this. This has been an on going issue for months now :(

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    Yeah, that was it. I installed the alternate then back to Clockwork. Thanks.
     
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    No problem :)

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