fix the brick

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  1. chrismc375

    chrismc375 New Member

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    ok, im a root rookie, i rooted my droid and have super user permissions, but i have been hesitant to load some roms until i knew more about it/them. guess i should have waited, because i tried loading one last night and i think i have a brick now.... anyone have suggestions/ help i would sure appreciate it.

    i have ROM manager, and downloaded cyanogenMod from there. no problems with the download. it ended but would boot into recovery mode to load the new rom, so through rom manager i boot into recovery mod. it started then said couldn't find the file. i located the file in recovery mod and stated it. it errored twice forcing me to start over each time. it finally booted into the cyanogenMod boot screen. i let it do its thing, but it stayed on that screen all night. during the night it powered down and when i turned it back on this morning it did the same again then went blank. now when i he the power button i got nothing, not even the motorola boot logo. ??????????/
     
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    Have u tried to sbf back to stock?

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    Just what i was going to suggest just flash the sbf in rsd lite here's a link to the sbf file let me know if you need help with the method and i'll write it here for you

    FRG83D Sbf file
    http://bit.ly/gMigiv

    List of the Sbfs from pete
    Peter Alfonso
     
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    thanks, what steps do i need to take to get this loaded and going?

    i resolved the power issues and it boots, but gets stuck at the cyanogenMOD7 boot logo? also i had frg83g, does rolling back to frg83d matter?
     
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    Well here's the guide i'm going to do it by memory though

    Download the Droid sbf file and rsd lite

    Install rsd lite on your computer

    Connect your phone to USB and turn it off then turn it back on, while your phone is booting hold up on the DPAD.
    Run RSD Lite 4.6 as Administrator

    Click the ... next to the filename box and browse to your sbf file
    Hit start and below it should give you completion progress and all of that.
    Once your phone is done being flashed it will reboot and you will be back at stock no root should be all there really is to it let me know if you need any more help i'll keep checking back
     
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    guidot Developer Relations Staff Member Premium Member

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    You can do that.

    Or, sbf on RZRecovery, and load a ROM, as well as charge it if things go south.
     
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    chrismc375 New Member

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    ok, i installed RSDlite, downloaded the sbf file, followed your directions, and the droid seems to be stuck at bootloader.

    on the screen:

    bootloader
    2c.7c




    Battery OK
    ok to program
    transfer mode:
    usb

    RSD lite laods the file fine but when i hit start, nothing to indicate it is working.

    suggestions?
     
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    guidot Developer Relations Staff Member Premium Member

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    Is the start button lit up?

    Did you load the Motorola drivers?

    Is the sbf file in your my docs folder or in the root of c:?

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    the sbf file is in a download folder under my user account, the start button is lit so im not clear on what i am missing.

    if needed i can move the file to the desk top? so it wont be in the root of the C drive?
     
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    When you click start it doesn't say anything in the status bar? On the bottom of the window...

    Do you have motoconnect on your PC?

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    ok, im making steps. i found the correct drivers. installed the drivers, then reinstalled RSDlite4.9, and it identified my droid. i was able to push SPRecovery, then tried the sbf file. it keeps saying fail, and the droid still shows at the bootloader?

    suggestions to push the sbf, or should i try downloading a different one?

    Also if i boot the droid normally i get the "M" boot logo, then it sticks on the cyanogenMOD7 logo and wont turn off or complete the boot. is this an issue?
     
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    Well i usually get failed anyway it's due to like a bug in the bootloader where it doesn't boot back correctly after it's done flashing once it starts to reboot if u merely hold up on the dpad to get back into the boot loader u will get success otherwise it will fail even though it went through fine

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    thanks, ill try that.

    well, no luck. i can get into sprecovery mode now though. any other options that way? recovery mode gives me access to the sdcard but i dont have an update.zip file it will recognize.

    suggestions?
     
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    Sounds to me whoever put up the wall did not do a very good job.
     
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    i tried that but it didnt work.

    however i did get SPRecovery to properly load and now have access to the sd card. is there another way i can push an os out through sprecovery? i tried the update.zip file install but it doesnt recognize a usable file there. suggestions on one?
     
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