System Update Fails

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  1. scm68gt

    scm68gt New Member

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    When I try to update to 2.3.340.en.US, the phone downloads the update, reboots and then announces that the update failed. I have rooted to phone, but other than that, it is 'stock'.

    Any idea what is happening? And how to fix it?

    Thanks....
     
  2. maderschramm

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    you probably changed something. either build.prop or a framework perhaps?
    if not, then unrooting should resolve the issue - if it doesn't restore a previous backup
    if it still fails, you need to sbf
     
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    Same problem as OP

    System update repeatedly fails. I've rooted my phone, and I did remove a lot of bloatware. At first, stupidly, by deleting, later by changing .apk's to .bak's.

    First I tried updating straight, no luck.

    Tried unrooting, (using http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-x-hacks/107591-re-root-your-droid-x-after-update.html), then updating, no luck.

    Re-rooted, found backups for the bloats I had deleted, and renamed all .bak's to original .apk's. Then unrooted again and tried updating again. No luck.

    I'm just plain having no luck.
     
  4. scm68gt

    scm68gt New Member

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    Maybe? I think that's just for if you don't see the update.
    I looked into the different files, etc., and saw patches for all the bloat...so you might brick...might not. I dunno, what I would do is use the .320 sbf file, which I know works. You could try the update.zip and if it bricks you you could then use the .320 full sbf to get you back up and running.
     
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    OK. Thanks. I did 'unbloat' a bit - but I didn't delete the files. I just renamed them. I'll try putting them back and see what happens.
     
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    OK. I 'rebloated' and reran the update and it worked just fine, thank you. But I do have to re-root. Amazing that you have to have the unimportant crap on your phone in order to do a system update. Go figure.
     
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    Cannot root

    Well, now - no matter what I try - I cannot root. I have tried z4root, DoRootWin and even the 'no pc required'. Nada. Using adb, everytime the RATC exploit runs, the pc connection is lost. I have tried switching the USB debugging on and off and unplugging the USB cable and plugging it back in. To no avail. Any ideas?
     
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    i keep getting update failed not sure what to do next
     
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    Which version of z4root did you try? I have no luck with 1.30 on this phone but 1.0 works like a charm.

    Edit: See you got it rooted, awesome!

    Sent from my DROIDX using DroidForums App
     
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    I tried z4root 1.3.0.

    Now I have to figure out how to make this so it isn't such a P.I.T.B. for the next update.
     
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    What a pain in the a**

    Why can't we own the phone and do with it as we see fit?

     
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