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Clockwork Recovery For MI700/N700/Viewpad 7/..

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It works on my viewpad 7 thank you.

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Is there a workaround to the "jump 2 spots" when in recovery mode? I can't seem to ever get it to land on backup and restore, and I'd like to nandroid this before I play further...

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Is there a workaround to the "jump 2 spots" when in recovery mode? I can't seem to ever get it to land on backup and restore, and I'd like to nandroid this before I play further...

So for anyone else looking for the answer to this, it's holding down the volume keys, and then pressing power (instead of releasing the volume). A bit ugly, but it works.

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I flashed the clockworkmod recovery v2.5.1.2 manually using adb shell. Now I'm stuck at the green recovery menu, can't navigate with the volume keys. Can anyone shed some light? Please... :mellow:

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I flashed the clockworkmod recovery v2.5.1.2 manually using adb shell. Now I'm stuck at the green recovery menu, can't navigate with the volume keys. Can anyone shed some light? Please... :mellow:

if you're having the issue I described, then I provided the answer in the post directly above yours.

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if you're having the issue I described, then I provided the answer in the post directly above yours.

Thanks for the reply. Sadly, no. The cursor does not move at all, no matter which volume button or how hard/long I press it... When I press the power button or the (touch) Home button, the screen went blank and come back again if I do it again. I'm literally stuck at the green menu. The only thing I can do is reset it, but the same thing comes up again. If I do the 2x volume button reset, I get the default blue recovery menu (with android background), which I CAN navigate around. Any clues?

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I need help guy

I have brick my N700 with a wrong flash....now N700 loop boot animation, I can't use ADB.

Where can find a update.zip for the clockwork recovery? I can use only original recovery android, and I need a update.zip clockwork recovery.

Please help me guy!!

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I have Viewpad 7, I am new in Android world, and I have some very basic questions.

1) Which Terminal Emulator to Install on Viewpad 7? ZTE Terminal Emulator shows "installation unsuccesful".

2) I can install Palevich Terminal Emulator and Better Terminal emulator, but how to input text? Where is the keyboard, is it possible and how to activate keyboard?

Many thatnks in advance.

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I have Viewpad 7, I am new in Android world, and I have some very basic questions.

1) Which Terminal Emulator to Install on Viewpad 7? ZTE Terminal Emulator shows "installation unsuccesful".

2) I can install Palevich Terminal Emulator and Better Terminal emulator, but how to input text? Where is the keyboard, is it possible and how to activate keyboard?

Many thatnks in advance.

I also had all decided to install Better Terminal emulator and Better Keyboard

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I also had all decided to install Better Terminal emulator and Better Keyboard

Better Terminal Emulator + Better Keyboard - does it work for you? How you activate keyboard and insert commands?

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Long tap on the screen

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When I run the following

Run Terminal Emulator

type:

su

press "enter"

then type:

flash_image recovery /sdcard/cwrecovery.img

press "enter"

In case you want to restore your recovery..

flash_image recovery /sdcard/orirecovery.img

I got respond from Android Terminal that

error writing recovery : Permission denied

Please advice

Thanks in advance

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Long tap on the screen

Not only long tap on the screen, but it works now. Thank you very much!!

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I getting a 'cp: not found' error in terminal emulator :)

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I use a sdcard with 3 partitions: fat32 (no 1), ext (no2) and swap.

When I try to backup my system I get the error

E: Can't mount /dev/block/mmcblk0p1 (or /dev/block/mmcblk0)

(Invalid argument)

Can't mount /sdcard

Any help on this?

Thanks,

qr<br><br>Edit:<br>Problem is solved: I somehow managed to create partitions in wrong order <img class="bbc_emoticon" alt=":mellow:" src="http://android.modaco.com/public/style_emoticons/default/mellow.gif">: It is important to create the fat32 <b>first</b>, then sd-ext and swap.<br>

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I getting a 'cp: not found' error in terminal emulator :blink:

You need to install busybox. Available in market.

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I installed busybox but it made no difference, as you can see in my thread here http://android.modaco.com/content/commtiva...g-clockworkmod/

I used Stevensons Busybox Installer and it worked flawlessy, but results in tweaking androids seem to differ quit often wink.gif

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Clockwork Recovery For MI700/N700/Viewpad 7/..

Flashing ClockworkMod Recovery

Steps:

Make sure your devices is rooted.. if not get SuperOneClickv1.5.5 and follow this guide

Download:

Clockwork recovery 2.5.1.2

copy it to the root of your sdcard..( /sdcard/cwrecovery.img )

Download:

flash_image.zip

unzip it and copy it to the root of your sdcard..( /sdcard/flash_image )

Run Terminal Emulator (make sure you hold it in portrait position)

type:

su

press "enter"

then type the following to copy the flash_image to system/bin

cp /sdcard/flash_image /system/bin

press "enter"

Install flash_image

Run Terminal Emulator

type:

su

press "enter"

then type:

chmod 755 /system/bin/flash_image

press "enter"

Backup your stock recovery:

First check your recovery partition..

su

cat /proc/mtd

From there you'll see the recovery partition..

To backup the recovery..

cat /dev/mtd/mtd3 > /sdcard/orirecovery.img

Flashing the Clockwork recovery

Run Terminal Emulator

type:

su

press "enter"

then type:

flash_image recovery /sdcard/cwrecovery.img

press "enter"

In case you want to restore your recovery..

flash_image recovery /sdcard/orirecovery.img

Backing up your rom image

Turn off your devices..when its finally switch off..hold down both vol+ and vol- and at the same time press the power button..you will be booting in Clockwork recovery mode..

Choose Backup/Restore from the option..this will take some time..once finish making backup..choose Reboot..check your backup in /sdcard/clockworkmod/backup/<date-and-time>/

Download:

Busybox 1.17.2 included with script to install..unzip it and copy the busybox and the install script to root of sdcard..

Install Using ADB:Working on windows only with adb inside the cdrom..

Run adb shell

su

cd /sdcard

sh ./installbusybox.sh

Install using Terminal Emulator:

su

the run the command inside the script, manually, line by line..

Update:27/Nov

Changes: Fix Power Button to always enabled

: Home button toggle display

:Back button go back

Bug : Double key input still there (Volume - & +)remedy.. hold it to highlight a line,release it to highlight next line..

Hi,

I have been trying to root my device (Olivepad VT100) but am facing quite some issues due to which I cannot reach this step of flashing roms. If you don't mind, could you help me here:

After trying to root using superoneclick, though the initial message after running rageagainstthecage says rooted, it failed to copy su, busybox etc on to the system... due to this the rooting failed.

On further investigation, I have noticed that the OS partition of my system has only 32kb space remaining. Is this normal? What should I do here :-( Help...

Finally, is there any way I can force reboot my system to flash to the rom backup I made, using any means? (i.e. pc adb etc) Is there any way I can force the system folders in?

Note: I am moderately comfortable with Linux shell commands and terminology, Just in case I need to get my hands dirty, I'd be more than happy to (been long since I used Linux, and I am not proud of that fact :-( )

Hope you can help

Regards

Ben

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It shows me following:

# cat /proc/mtd

dev: size erasesize name

mtd0: 00500000 00020000 "boot"

mtd1: 00200000 00020000 "misc"

mtd2: 00080000 00020000 "splash"

mtd3: 00500000 00020000 "recovery"

mtd4: 00500000 00020000 "ftm"

mtd5: 01a00000 00020000 "hidden"

mtd6: 00060000 00020000 "dbgmsk"

mtd7: 0a000000 00020000 "system"

mtd8: 00200000 00020000 "misc2"

mtd9: 05800000 00020000 "cache"

mtd10: 0ab80000 00020000 "userdata"

# cat /dev/mtd/mtd3 > /sdcard/orirecovery.img

# su

# flash_image recovery /sdcard/cwrecovery.img

mtd: not writing bad block at 0x00100000

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My problem was that when I want to enter to Recovery mode, than VP7 shown "ENTER RECOVERY MODE" but did nothing. Due this I was not able to wipe data via menu in Android setting or by any tools like SUTL.

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