Rom Manager Issue please help

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  1. HOSTILEkid63

    HOSTILEkid63 New Member

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    Alright, here's the situation Rom Manager claims it is flashing the recovery to Clockwork, when I hit the button to load into Recovery Mode, the phone just boots into the OS. I have searched around and read solutions other people have posted such as flashing back and forth between recoveries and then rebooting. I have tried this method and it hasn't fixed my problem, which is that I can't get into the recovery menu at all. I have been all around the Web looking for solutions to my problem. I've tried manually flashing the recovery with ADB, with no success. I'm sure if anyone has found a good guide that they could recommend, I would gladly give it another shot with ADB. Any help is greatly appreciated.

    Thanks in Advance.
     
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    guidot Developer Relations Staff Member Premium Member

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    I'm gathering you are rooted? Which method did you use to root?
    Has it worked before?

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    I rooted originally with the ADB shell, way back in probably March of this year. Originally it used SP Recovery, then when I decided to try out some different roms i used Rom Manager. Using Rom Manager I flashed the recovery to Clockwork, and it worked for the longest time, then all of a sudden it stopped working. I have tried to flash back to SP and RM says the flash works, however as mentioned in the OP it always goes straight to the OS. I have tried booting from recovery through RM and from Power+X still with no success.
     
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    you try uninstalling and reinstalling rom mgr? what about busybox is rom mgr allowed?
     
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    I don't have BusyBox installed, and I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling with no luck :frown:.
     
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    my bad meant super user
     
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    I have this happen from time to time. What I do is flash an older clockwork then reflash the latest. I go back 2 or 3 versions. It seems to do the trick for me.


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    Thanks i will give it a try.

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    Here's what works for me every time:

    1. Flash SPR. Then reflash SPR until you get the notification pop up (saying the installation was successful) very, very quickly (2-5 seconds).

    2. Flash Clockwork. Then reflash CW until you get the notification pop up (saying the installation was successful) very, very quickly (2-5 seconds).

    Good luck.
     
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    Tried both methods neither of which worked :frown:.

    I appreciate the effort, anyone else have any ideas?
     
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    guidot Developer Relations Staff Member Premium Member

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    are you still rooted?

    su in terminal gives you a #?

    I am having a difficult time with the fact that it just stopped working.
     
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    Yes and Yes, although I just typed in su, and it requested my permission again. I'm going to try to reboot into recovery and see if that was the problem.
     
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    No luck, same result.
     
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    guidot Developer Relations Staff Member Premium Member

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    The only thing i would try now is maybe visiting the first link in my sig and sbf'ing SPRecovery on?
    I know you don't have a way to backup right now, but I don't know where to send you.

    All the other options have been tried it seems.

    Maybe wait a bit to see if someone else has more input?
     
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    Will do I appreciate all the effort and help.

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