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My Phone Is DEAD...RIP...

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Well the day has come when my beloved Racer has DIED, i`m not surprised with the amount of testing and flashing its had .......but still i`m pissed

today i was in the process of porting/adjusting/testing new LeWa ROM for you all, just installed a final test version of the rom and then soon as it got past bootanimation the phone rebooted by itself which was very strange as i`d just tested a beta version of rom afew minutes earlier with no problems and i had`nt changed any system files just some apps.......so i rebooted into CWM (which worked) and wiped everything and restored a backup of #224v2....the restore completed successfully and i rebooted my phone, but same thing happened again just as bootanimation finished.......so i thought maybe the partition layout needed resetting so i fastbooted my original stock recovery to gain FTM mode and that worked fine, opened zte online tool but it would not detect my phone at all, so i trolled the forum and found some helpful things in the blade forum to tpt my phone, managed to find 3uk original files from online upgrade on the net and then backed up my Channel1.nvm and proceeded to tpt my phone with correct files at hand, it worked to reflash my phone totally with stock 3uk rom and i restored my Channel1.nvm aswell but still does the same!! reboots just after bootanimation (stock rom it gets to the desktop but after afew seconds it reboots itself)......i`m guessing some part of my phone is fried........SO NO PHONE NO MORE ROMS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I think this day should be a national day of mourning.....

So.... are you planning a replacement, or is it early days yet??

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Well the day has come when my beloved Racer has DIED, i`m not surprised with the amount of testing and flashing its had .......but still i`m pissed

today i was in the process of porting/adjusting/testing new LeWa ROM for you all, just installed a final test version of the rom and then soon as it got past bootanimation the phone rebooted by itself which was very strange as i`d just tested a beta version of rom afew minutes earlier with no problems and i had`nt changed any system files just some apps.......so i rebooted into CWM (which worked) and wiped everything and restored a backup of #224v2....the restore completed successfully and i rebooted my phone, but same thing happened again just as bootanimation finished.......so i thought maybe the partition layout needed resetting so i fastbooted my original stock recovery to gain FTM mode and that worked fine, opened zte online tool but it would not detect my phone at all, so i trolled the forum and found some helpful things in the blade forum to tpt my phone, managed to find 3uk original files from online upgrade on the net and then backed up my Channel1.nvm and proceeded to tpt my phone with correct files at hand, it worked to reflash my phone totally with stock 3uk rom and i restored my Channel1.nvm aswell but still does the same!! reboots just after bootanimation (stock rom it gets to the desktop but after afew seconds it reboots itself)......i`m guessing some part of my phone is fried........SO NO PHONE NO MORE ROMS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I am so sorry to hear thatsad.gif

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I think this day should be a national day of mourning.....

So.... are you planning a replacement, or is it early days yet??

no will be a while before i can replace it, i have lots of other things to shell out for at the moment

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Update: just checked my receipt I bought my phone from Argos on the 20/01/11 lol 1 week before warranty runs out lol - i should get a replacement, is back to factory/stock rom/settings

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this is real sad man...

with deadlink busy and afk most time, vamshi gone for a long time , rexchun not making anymore roms i think its end of dis forum if u leave...

anyways i l always keep on checking it...kind of habit it has become Lol

Cheers mate and ty for all yr awesome work.....

Hope u get a replacement real soon :)

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Update: just checked my receipt I bought my phone from Argos on the 20/01/11 lol 1 week before warranty runs out lol - i should get a replacement, is back to factory/stock rom/settings

excellent... thats very lucky for you......

once i bought a hp laptop from argos costing #900 and 2 days before my warranty went out the laptop went bust...lol

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Update: just checked my receipt I bought my phone from Argos on the 20/01/11 lol 1 week before warranty runs out lol - i should get a replacement, is back to factory/stock rom/settings

well lucky mate, glad you can get it replaced. would have been a real loss without you , l bet your stomach went urrrrrrr!

:)

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Update 2: well i went to argos near me (open till 8pm) and they where very good about it, they didnt ask any questions and offered me a replacement straight away BUT their where no Racers available in-store or at any other Argos in the area (4 stores) and where`nt getting any new stock in either......so they said i could send it off for repair which would take a month which i said no as i use my phone alot and need it as you guys know :lol: OR i could choose a replacement upto the value i payed for it which was £81 (51 weeks ago) i got a Samsung Galaxy, so it gives me no pleasure in saying that i wont be making/porting roms in this forum anymore :( i`ll still pop in the forum and check whats happening and keep tabs on my threads.......

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Update 2: well i went to argos near me (open till 8pm) and they where very good about it, they didnt ask any questions and offered me a replacement straight away BUT their where no Racers available in-store or at any other Argos in the area (4 stores) and where`nt getting any new stock in either......so they said i could send it off for repair which would take a month which i said no as i use my phone alot and need it as you guys know :lol: OR i could choose a replacement upto the value i payed for it which £81 (51 weeks ago) i got a Samsung Galaxy, so it gives me no pleasure in saying that i wont be making/porting roms in this forum anymore :( i`ll still pop in the forum and check whats happening and keep tabs on my threads.......

don't become a stranger mate :) :'(

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don't become a stranger mate :) :'(

i`ll still be here, just wont have the same phone, i am gutted but i cant wait a month or so for repair

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and... thank you for everything that you have done for all of us and the racer, you do know now your gonna have to change your user name:lol: hope you carry on with your roms but now for the galaxy

:)

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Awww man! :(

Am sorry to hear your loss of the Racer... if its meant to be, its meant to be that way...

who knows you may become famous within the Galaxy... :)

Oh well, it's being a real pleasure working with you especially over the ClockworkMod GUI :D

Do keep in touch eh :)

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and... thank you for everything that you have done for all of us and the racer, you do know now your gonna have to change your user name:lol: hope you carry on with your roms but now for the galaxy

:)

LOL :lol: "Galaxy-Boy" just dont sound right :blink:

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@t0mm13b thx m8, was very interesting and learnt alot testing the Photom, your right we all have to move on with new devices at some point.........i`ll still be on Modaco floating around :) great i`ve got a new phone but i`m really gutted, it was my first android device..........

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Good luck best wishes

i hope we ll find Racerboy v2' someday laugh.gif

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Which galaxy just for the asking

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Which galaxy just for the asking

I was thinking the same... there so many Galaxy <model> nowadays... and some have an interesting price, to replace Racer's

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Update 2: well i went to argos near me (open till 8pm) and they where very good about it, they didnt ask any questions and offered me a replacement straight away BUT their where no Racers available in-store or at any other Argos in the area (4 stores) and where`nt getting any new stock in either......so they said i could send it off for repair which would take a month which i said no as i use my phone alot and need it as you guys know :lol: OR i could choose a replacement upto the value i payed for it which was £81 (51 weeks ago) i got a Samsung Galaxy, so it gives me no pleasure in saying that i wont be making/porting roms in this forum anymore :( i`ll still pop in the forum and check whats happening and keep tabs on my threads.......

Well galaxyboysmile.gif thanx for all your help and roms.I am very sorry for your racersad.gif.

Is your 3rd update of lewa finish?

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bummer.. i hope your new phone serves you better

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hey equilym pls make more rom's dude

come on pls dont let this forum die :(

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well i might rethink about that.. i did release a rom a few days ago but seems that raceroms is down atm D:

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Well it looks like android 4.0 is gone and there is not much chance for us to get a working ics rom.

If only i was a developer (sigh)

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Well it looks like android 4.0 is gone and there is not much chance for us to get a working ics rom.

If only i was a developer (sigh)

until vamshi or deadlink get the proper ts driver, no one will develop ics due to the cursor thing, its annoying and slows down testing

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until vamshi or deadlink get the proper ts driver, no one will develop ics due to the cursor thing, its annoying and slows down testing

you need to get a working (not fully working) cm9 (ported from blade) rom together 1st before vamshi or deadlink can modify there kernel

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