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Hi

To upgrade to Kosta's CM-10.1 I need the /system partition to be 160Mb. So I try flashing
blade_wbaw_gen2_firmware_v10_custom.zip
in clockworkmod recovery (6.0.1.2).

However it doesn't work: I get

-- Installing: /sdcard/blade_wbaw......zip
Finding update package...
Opening update package...
Installing update...
Installation aborted.

Any ideas what's wrong?

My phone is a Gen1 Blade, updated to Gen2 via TPT (I have CM 9.0 installed and working fine).
Should I downgrade to Gen1 first?

Thanks for any suggestions.

J

ps I also tried flashing the TPT as in the instructions on
http://www.modaco.co...zte-blade-gen1/
but if I hold power + volume up + menu I get the blue CyanogenMod android guy, and it hangs.
(And power + volume up has the same effect)

pps the Blade Checker App says
European Blade (512MB RAM) detected

TPT Upgraded Gen 2 Phone detected

Use Gen 1 style TPTs

Current partition sizes:

System: 138MB
Data: 316MB
Cache: 2MB

Edited by smaje, 26 December 2012 - 11:40 PM.

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I think you are trying to install a TPT through recovery. This is not possible. You need to follow exactly these instructions: http://www.modaco.co...ng-a-zte-blade/ look under flashing a TPT.

That should help

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Thanks Hydo1

I can't get any joy from the "power+vol up+menu" combination. I tried that first. My Blade just shows that CyanogenMod startup screen (Blue man/android) and hangs.

Is there any other way of increasing the partition size of the /system folder?

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There is no other way of resizing the system partition size other than a TPT.

Are you sure that you have extracted the zip file (for the TPT) to the root of your SD card so there is an image directory on it?

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Thanks for your reply. I thought I had done everything right, but there must have been something wrong! I have just downloaded a different TPT - from Amphora's TPT Helper App. It's the v10a one (with the necessary 160Mb /system partition), and now it seems to be working. I'm just setting it up now.
Thanks again
J

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Edit: I think the problem was that the original TPT I was trying to install (see OP) was a Gen2 TPT and not Gen1 -> Gen2. Luckily, trying to flash the wrong TPT didn't brick my phone.

Edited by smaje, 29 December 2012 - 03:31 PM.

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Thanks for your reply. I thought I had done everything right, but there must have been something wrong! I have just downloaded a different TPT - from Amphora's TPT Helper App. It's the v10a one (with the necessary 160Mb /system partition), and now it seems to be working. I'm just setting it up now.
Thanks again
J

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Edit: I think the problem was that the original TPT I was trying to install (see OP) was a Gen2 TPT and not Gen1 -> Gen2. Luckily, trying to flash the wrong TPT didn't brick my phone.

So your phone is sorted then?

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Yes thanks. Works fine.
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