I'm an idiot, I did "format boot"

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  1. BigBlackJeep

    BigBlackJeep New Member

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    So, I was having an issue with my Incredible and I thought maybe by hitting "format boot" in the partitions menu that it would fix it. Now the phone wont load. Please help, I'm a moron when it comes to this phone.
     
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    Are you rooted? And when you say the phone won't boot, what exactly is it doing?
     
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    Yes I'm rooted and when I power it on it goes right into the white screen with the three androids at the bottom and the 4 options of FASTBOOT, RECOVERY, CLEAR STORAGE, and SIMLOCK.
     
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    Okay, if you go into recovery, what happens?
     
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    it loads the white HTC Incredible screen, then goes to the black and green recovery screen
     
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    I think i need the boot files, i'm pretty sure it just deleted them when i chose format boot". Thoughts?
     
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    Hang on a minute- consulting with Doug on this.
     
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    Awesome! Thanks so much
     
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    Just fyi, I've wiped and restored as well as completely reloaded froyo to try to fix it with no avail.
     
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    Flash another rom or restore a back up.... It will replace the boot.img for ya.
     
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    awesome, how would i go about flashing another rom. would it be the same as manually loading froyo because i already did that to no avail?
     
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    Awesome, so it is definitely doing the job, but two things are happening and I don't know if the first thing matters or not.

    1. When doing "wipe data/factory reset" it is saying at the end 'No app2sd partition found. Skipping format of /sd-ext.

    2. When loading the ROM from the zip during the installation, when it gets to "writing BOOT" it says
    writing BOOT:...
    E: No space left on device
    E: Error writing BOOT
    E: Failure at line 89:
    write_raw_image PACKAGE: boot.img BOOT:
    Installation aborted

    I assume I'm out of space, how do I create more space?
    And is it need on the sd card or on the device?
     
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    Are you trying to flash Redemption 2.3 or a different ROM?

    Ignore the app2sd message- doesn't matter.
     
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    Redemption 2.3
     
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