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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions & Site Assistance' started by PhillJ, Nov 1, 2010.

  1. PhillJ

    PhillJ Member

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    OG Droid here, looking to rock one of these ROMS. I've read up but this stuff is still a but confusing. Any quick tips would be appreciated. Thanks!!!
     
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    To be honest.....the best thing I will say is read read read. Until its not so confusing. There is a lot of info so read and ask questions before doing anything.

    BTW welcome to the forum :)

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  3. PhillJ

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    I am ROOTED!!!!! Now I need to figure out how to install Sapphire.
     
  4. Dj Carpenter

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    Which rooting method did you use?

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  5. zerosouls

    zerosouls Soulless Droid Premium Member

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    Wait let's understand; what does OG mean? Certainly you can't mean original gangster for your ROM interest... my god could you? Luckily I hope not, so what's the OG mean?
     
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    I'm pretty sure it means original ganster but it has become a coloquialism for the first of something. I could be wrong.

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    spaz33g Rescue Squad Rescue Squad

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    Oh and welcome to the forum.

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    zerosouls Soulless Droid Premium Member

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    Yea, welcome.... cept this OG thing needs to be understood lol
     
  9. PhillJ

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    SPR recovery. Root Droid 1 regardless of OS version
     
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    You are Correct!
     
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    zerosouls Soulless Droid Premium Member

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    Oh hey, I got Ernest from the parking lot who wants to meet you as well as the rest of us...

    What did u mean by OG?
     
  12. PhillJ

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    Spaz got it right. Droid 1
     
  13. PhillJ

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    I posted this in the Nandroid error section, but since I have you guys here.:

    How long does a simple nandroid backup take? I am rooted, Droid 1. I did the SPR recovery. My phone has been "attempting nandroid default backup" for a while now. I wiped the cache and data prior to doing the backup.
     
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    Thanks son :D
     
  15. Dj Carpenter

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    Usually it doesn't take longer than maybe a minute. But it can depend. It will say things like dumping system tar, etc, and once they're done being dumped(there are a few) it should sit there for a second and then say something like backup complete. But, I recommend using advanced nandroid backups because it gives you the option of naming the backups. That way you don't get confused on which is which if you have mulptiple backups saved