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- I couldn't get my Nexus 7 build working!
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- Grouper_Info: The kernel source code is actually located at http://www.github.com/cyanogenmod/android_device_asus_grouper, not http://www.github.com/cyanogenmod/baddirectory.
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The Nexus7 2012 wifi installation guide still uses CWM instead of TWRP for the recovery rom when it might not work properly any more esp with gapps I think.
Dimok 28 April 2015
PLEASE update the CyanogenMod update page for sony devices!!! i spent 3 hours and thought i lost my phone because the instructions were incomplete!! the recovery menu for cyanogenmod 12 (at least for sony users) is lacking many menus that are used in the instructions!! also you have to switch your phone to usb mass storage mode instead of MTP, otherwise the adb will NOT recognize it i had to move the files to the sd manually then insert it on the phone and install from sd cards, since i couldnt boot the phone into the stock OS and could no longer switch the usb connection method. --Gustavo Hylander (talk) 16:54, 19 March 2015 (UTC)
I had a "error: device not found" issue when trying to push Cyanogenmod on my Moto G using clockworkmod recovery. After some research, I found out (here: http://twrp.me/devices/motorolamotog2013.html) that Windows users need to install adb drivers first for the pc to detect the device with adb (when wanting to do a push, for instance). I installed the universal drivers and it worked fine (http://www.koushikdutta.com/post/universal-adb-driver). You'll probably want to add these details to this wiki page: http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_falcon
Raging Buddha 11 April 2015
Instructions on how to root a Defy 525, there is no advice on what to do if the exploit fails repeatedly. The instructions simply say to repeat the process but is there anything that can be done if one cannot get the '#' prompt after repeating steps 4 and 5?
gdesilva 04 March 2015
-- Install_CM_for_mako The md5 sum for the mako recovery image is declared to be something different from what it is.
--Dan Jones (talk) 13:21, 1 March 2015 (UTC)
Section: Installing a custom recovery on Galaxy S5
The "Note: Flashing with heimdall" section has information on unloading kernel drivers under MacOSX in the event of a "ERROR: Claiming interface failed" message, but does not mention anything about how to solve in Linux. This issue can be resolved with:
modprobe -r cdc_acm modprobe -r visor
I had two major issues with the howto:
First, Heimdall wasn't playing nice with Linux. I found a solution here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1834197 which was to install the following: libusb-ocaml, libdevice-usb-perl, libhpmud0, libusb-0.1-4, libusb-1.0-0, libusb-1.0-0-dev, libusb-dev, libusbprog-dev, libusb++0.1-4c2, libusb++-dev, libusbtc08-1, libusbmuxd-dev, libusbprog0 I'm not sure they're all necessary, but they did the trick.
Second, because my phone was encrypted before I started, I was unable to push files with ADB ("Permission denied"), and unable to mount the SD cards ("Not found", "Error", "Couldn't be mounted", etc.) This is because CWM 5.8 (the version in the image linked to in this howto)cannot handle encryption. Late versions can (after 6.0.1 I think?). I wasn't able to flash a .zip file (I could only flash image files), so couldn't use the files from the CWM website, instead I found a customised CWM here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1901191 which offers version 6.0.5 in an .img file, which was what I needed to flash with Heimdall. The link is in post #3: http://goo.im/devs/philz_touch/CWM_Advanced_Edition If you go to that link and step through to the N7000 files, you'll find this direct link to a .zip file: https://goo.im/devs/philz_touch/CWM_Advanced_Edition/n7000/philz_touch_6.48.4-n7000.zip/ take recovery.img out of the zip, this is the CWM image file you should flash with Heimdall/Odin if you need to handle encryption. Once I'd flashed this CWM image, I formatted all locations listed in the "Mount" page, and could then mount and use storage/sdcard0/ without any trouble.
Flashing with heimdall doesn't work with --no-reboot option. Instead flash device with
sudo heimdall flash --RECOVERY recovery.img
and press Volume Up - Home when blue the blue transfer bar appears on the device. Do not disconnect your device USB connection to PC
I'm unable to download any of the images (stable/nightly) for Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro mentioned at http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Mimmi_Info I get Phyton errors when trying to get the stable version and a 404 when trying to get the nightly build(s) --lbs (talk) 20:47, 6 January 2015 (UTC)
The Clockwork Mod recovery image download link is not accessable via Goo.im (/). It is listed on install CM Galaxy Note 8.0 (), and should be changed to a download link that actually works. On the ClockworkMod ROM page () referenced by the page, I could not find a download for the Galaxy Note 8.0. I don't know if I can use a similar alternative, like the Galaxy S3, or Galaxy Tab 10.1. I'm a newbie though, and I don't want to risk it. I couldn't find any alternative download links, but I haven't really looked hard yet.
[Installs for Jem - Need to copy CM zip to device BEFORE the fastboot flashes occur]
http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_jem Step 3 gets you to fastboot flash 3 files, and then the next step is to copy the CM zip to the device. But now that the flashes have occurred, the Kindle no longer appear as a USB device, and "adb devices" doesn't show it as a device, so you can't even sideload the file.
"How to Install CyanogenMod on the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (International LTE) ("serranoltexx")"
Contains nonworking link for custom recovery. Please search for:
"recovery-clockwork-184.108.40.206-serranoltexx.tar.zip" which is a link to:
Clicking link results to "not found" page. I have tried multiple times during several weeks.
Upon trying to save a translation in the translation tool, I always get an alert informing me that the save has failed. This happened while trying to translate in italian the untranslated portions of the pages Community and About, with both Google Chrome and IE11. --Tre3qwerty (talk) 19:54, 19 September 2014 (UTC)
Install_CM_for_i9100#Installing_a_custom_recovery_on_Galaxy_S_II codeworkx's Recovery: cwmr6047.img link does not take to download link. The location in the flashing image is not clear: where is zImage? zImage is not a file but the folder of the zip. After step 4 recommend removing battery and reinserting it. After blue line is full is it OK to turn off? Step 10 boots into Yellow exclamation mark even if just shutdown, remove battery and do volume up home power. This seems to be recovery failure. --Amunizp (talk) 05:31, 19 September 2014 (UTC)
Install CM for tsubasa Section Installing CyanogenMod on Sony Devices, point 4 It says: "While the device reboots, press the Volume rockers a few times to load recovery." That's missleading. It should be Enter the recovery mode by turning on the phone while holding down the volume down button. --Royalpain (talk) 04:50, 14 September 2014 (UTC)
heimdall flash --kernel zImage --no-reboot
Tip: The file may not be named identically to what's in this command. If the file is wrapped in a zip or tar file, extract the file first, because heimdall isn't going to do it for you.Note: this device has an initramfs recovery, meaning recovery is actually packaged inside a kernel image. Substitute the filename of the kernel/recovery combo that you downloaded in place of zImage above.
the epic 4g touch touch recovery
please clarify what to specify in the flash command. i tried specifying the whole zip, or the sbin/recovery, either leaves me with a soft brick. atm i'm googling for a d710 heimdall unbrick tutorial(rwilco12.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=43 is also unclear as to what to specify to flash). --Gregrwm (talk) 20:56, 11 September 2014 (UTC)
This issue was reported by Skyler827: Install_CM_for_huashan: If you can't install the drivers for Fastboot mode, see the second answer to this question: http://android.stackexchange.com/questions/61279/sony-xperia-zr-fastboot-driver.
You need to *hold down* "Vol Down & Home & Power" until the Warning!! screen appears, and then press Vol Up
Zadig has to be run graphically as windows administrator, not from the command line
There is no Replace Driver button at first, you need to press Install Driver first? But that doesn't always work, you have to press it a few times?
"A blue transfer bar will appear on the device showing the recovery being transferred." There is no such bar. It just says "Downloading", but it works.
Need to hold Vol Up and Home and Power until "recovery booting" shows on screen, and then let go. Holding down the power button powers off the phone, but does not boot into recovery. You need to let go of the power button briefly after it has powered off and then keep pressing it and it will boot into recovery in 3 seconds. If you just hold the buttons down it will go black and stay that way.
HOLY FUCK DID THIS WIPE my "internal SD card" and CWM didn't include it in the backup?? I had pictures on that!
Oh phew they're in
/mnt/shell/emulated. I was worried because
/mnt/sdcard was replaced by some stock empty thing and I couldn't find the files!
I cannot translate this page: http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/index.php?title=Community/ko&action=edit
I want to change "Translations:Community/3/ko" into this
어디에서 질문이 가능한가 (또한 다른 사람들을 만나는가)
- 소셜 미디어:
[Install_CM_on_Samsung_Galaxy_S] I was not able to connect to my device: Samsung Galaxy S, while in CWM.It was Semaphore 2.4.7. It always shows the device is offline, when I try to connect witch adb. So I were not able to get the .zip file on the SD-Card an could not follow the instructions in the wiki. My Solution to this Problem was to transfer the .zip file on the SD-Card before flashing. Then I was able to install the .zip-file in CWM.
might want to warn that the user might see
mismatched partition size
at step 6, but that this is OK (or at least it was for me; Moto G ["Falcon"])
might warn that, if heeding the advice to Backup, Clockwork might say
Error while backing up boot parition
I had to back up to
Mounts and Storage and
format /data and /data/media (/sdcard)
after which the backup worked for me (Moto G ["Falcon"])
page displays this
<p style="font-size:110%; color:#333;">WARNING: Verizon variant</p>
The d2vzw variant cannot follow these installation instructions. For this variant, reference the device-specific installation instructions: Install_CM_for_d2vzw
I have a Samsung Galaxy S iii (USA version wireless version purchased in early 2013) and Ignored this warning while installing CyanogenMod 11. I had one problem during the install of the recovery. When installing the recovery with heimdall there was no immediate feedback from the device but, it did work. The only thing that gave me any feedback from ODIN mode was when I restarted back into ODIN mode it incremented the number of times that I had installed a custom rom.
Typo on page: http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_jem "If all has gone well, then your device should now be in recovery. (No need to do step #3 below in the installation process)" should be #4, it's a bit confusing to have a wrong number.
The page http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_p1l points to the following link for p1-ltn-p1l-zImage with 8d7fa1f49fdc3e678e746ad64e37a9cc md5sum :