Need some immediate help please

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  1. Lars1

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    Need some immediate help from the pros

    Tried to install a new kernel over UD 2.0 and now phone is in a boot loop.

    When I boot to recovery (Clockwork, using X+Power), it goes to CW but when I try to restore, it says it can't mount the SD card and then the reboot cycle starts again.

    HELP!!
     
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    Tried to install a new kernel (Chevy's ULV 1.25 Ghz) over UD 2.0 and now phone is in a boot loop.

    When I boot to recovery (Clockwork, using X+Power), it goes to CW but when I try to restore, it says it can't mount the SD card and then the reboot cycle starts again.

    I was able to get in long enough to install a LV kernel but the same thing is happening.

    When I select Nandroid, and attempt to do a restore, it says "Can't mount SD Card" and goes back to the loop.

    HELP!!
     
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    Have you tried removing and replacing the sdcard?
     
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    Yes, first battery pull I removed SD card and blew on the contacts.
     
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    Mount your phone to your computer, enable usb through partitions, copy and paste all of the contents into a backup folder, format the card through the computer, readd all of your backed up content, try again
     
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    Thanks titans. :)

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  7. Lars1

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    what does "enable usb through partitions" mean?

    Also, do you recommend FAT32? (I'm not quite sure what I'm asking here, I just remember reading something about the proper formatting of the SD card
     
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    Fat32 is the format for almost all memory cards. So yes choose that one. Not sure about the partitions part.

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    In the partitions menu in recovery, choose the enable usb option. If you choose to use a fat32 formatter, MAKE SURE IT IS FOR AN SD CARD, NOT A COMPUTER. If you use the wrong fat32 formatter it will wipe your computer. Simple format should be fine
     
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    So if my phone won't boot, I can't mount my SD card.

    So I would reformat, using a card reader and my PC, copy backup over and try to restore my nandroid back-up.

    Correct?
     
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    Your OP said you were in a boot loop. Are you boot looping, or just unable to boot at all? If your phone is able to tell you that it can't mount the sd card, then that means its able to boot in recovery, and you can follow the previous steps I gave you.
     
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    Thanks for your help!

    I was able to boot into recovery long enough to install a different kernel and things seem to be working again.

    I purchased a 32 GB card about a month ago and it seems to be slow i.e it takes my apps (on the SD) about 2 minutes to load and show in my app drawer after a reboot. I think my card might have a problem.

    I am thinking about formatting the card and copying the backed up contents back in.

    Waddya think?

    Thanks again