ROM manager will not flash clockwork recovery

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    get error message, also if trying to look at 'all clockwork recoveries' it thinks I am not connected, but I am.

    Tried fixing permissions.

    Is this a good place to post this????
     
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    what does the error message say?
     
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    it thinks I am not connected
     
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    have you tried rebooting?
     
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    check that, I am getting the same problem on my phone. It must be an issue with Rom Manager.
     
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    I said I tried fixing permissions and I suppose even though it should go without saying... I rebooted after doing so (as suggested every time fixing permission finishes)

    Is there anyway to determine if the server is down? The error for 'flash' says 'error while downloading form server... ...make sure you have stable internet connection...'
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    Could be the server RM uses......give it some time and try again.

    Sent from somewhere...
     
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    I want to flash a ROM (backup) image from droid I just got replaced (warranty) onto this new droid. Backup was done with ROM manager if I understand correctly, I need to use CW recovery to restore if I used to backup. Is that right?

    Or, If I get desperate, could I find the file and rename to update.zip and restore with SPR????
     
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    yeah you could find the folder it's in move it to the root of the sdcard and rename it update.zip BTW it should be in the folder "clockworkmod" then "backup" and find the right backup you are looking for.
     
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    On a side note, you should try SPRecovery. Problem free for me so far and have had it a while. Takes a few more steps but it's a VERY stable process/method.
     
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    +1 for SPRecovery!!



    DroidForums junkie!!
     
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    I was using CMR for quite awhile on droid that just replace and never had any serious problems.
     
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    I have always used clockwork and have never had an issue. I generally don't use rom manager anymore, other than to make a backup every once in a while.
     
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    I was on IRC earlier and told Koush about a different problem with ROM Manager wanting to update (according to him invalid) to a new version of clockworkmod and it was failing. He fixed it shortly after. But yea ROM Manager server is Borked again. What is the process to flash clockworkmod without using Rom Manager? I have long forgotten. Maybe that would help the OP.
     
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