I killed my Droid?

Discussion in 'Android Tech Support' started by NYC Drifter, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. NYC Drifter
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    Hello Rescue Squad,

    I THOUGHT that I killed my Droid.

    Happy to say that I was able to change this email from KILLED to THOUGHT that I did.

    Rooted with Sapphire and all was going very well until it went into a loop with ROM Manager. The loop started when ROM Manager was updating endlessly.

    I pulled the battery.

    I went to the Nandroid restore screen, but the restores didn't fix the phone. On reboot, I was in a loop with the Motorola emblem flashing still.

    A reset to factory did not work.

    Because the last update.zip was Sapphire google apps, I used sprecovery to mount the SD card, reinstalled Sapphire as the update.zip and went through the rooting procedure again.

    I rebooted and it worked. Thanks to all who have contributed so much in these forums, that I was able to read through the posts and bumble through to fix the problem. I don't however recommend the steps that I took as I am no expert.

    Now however, I tried to Nandroid a backup and it was stuck on a tar dump.

    I will get it figured out one of these days.

    Thanks again for the helpful forum posts!
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    :welcome: to the forum nyc! Sprecovery wins again!! This new backup you're trying to do......are you trying to do it with rom manager or sprecovery?
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    Thanks Corinacakes!

    I got the backup to go through with RomManager. I rebooted and it got past the tar dump.

    Seems to be working fine now except I'm watching WI FI connectivity closely.