Please help - Can't Boot past white screen

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  1. RuLEoF2

    RuLEoF2 Member

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    I downloaded a zip file for a Slayher ROM and attempted to use ROM Manager to install it. I slected "Install ROM from SD Card" and then "OK". I had already have a recovery backup saved so I skipped that option. A confirmation message popped up and I selected "Ok". The phone booted into recovery, ran an operation and then rebooted. The white HTC screen came up and it froze there. I had to remove the battery to shut it down. I can get into clockworkMOD recovery and navigate from there. I tried running the recovery-update.zip file but smae result. Keeps freezing at the white screen. I tried data and cache partition wipes, no change. I tried doing a fatory reset several times from the bootloader and it just keeps going into recovery mode with the message "E:Invalid command argument". Selecting "wipe data/factory reset" seems to run ok but when I reboot, same white screen.

    ANY help or suggestions would be graetly appreciated.
     
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    doug piston Premium Member Rescue Squad Premium Member

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    Its an AOSP rom and you might have an Slcd screen. Try flashing this kernel over it and see it boot up for ya.

    Index of /htc/inc

    Its a kernel that supports the Slcd
     
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    Doug, the OP would want to try inc-test2, correct?
     
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    Hey guys,

    Thanks for gettiing back to me. I fixed it eariler this morning. Just haven't had a minute to sit down and post an update.

    Around the time I downloaded the Slayher ROM, I also downloaded CyanogenMod6 planning to try both at some point. After trying everything else to fix my problem, it occured to me that I could try loading the CM6 ROM from recovey mode and if it worked, go from there. It worked and I was able to use ROM manager to restore from my recovery-backup. Now, thanks to TBU and MyBackup, I'm back to where I was before the crash.

    I will probably go back and explore the Cyanogen ROM. But in the meantime, any ideas on what went wrong? Was it what I did or a software issue? And... what can I do to avoid this in the future?
     
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