[clug] Galaxy S & Sensation soft bricked
jazz at funkynerd.com
Wed Sep 12 02:12:29 MDT 2012
"Boot Recovery" is what you're after.
Sent from my ASUS Eee Pad
Andreas Bauer <Andreas.Bauer at nicta.com.au> wrote:
>On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 04:04:16PM +1000, Chris Smart wrote:
>> Anyone have the required hardware for resurrecting Samsung Galaxy S
>> (I9000-T) and/or HTC Sensation? Both software bricked.
>But I do wonder, are they bricked in the sense that you cannot even
>get into download mode or whatever its called? I thought I had mine
>(Samsung Galaxy S) bricked some time ago, but as it turns out as long
>as said phone was able to enter download mode I could use heimdall and
>flash new firmwares onto it until it worked again - magically.
>I tried about 10 firmwares or so until it worked again. Then I put a
>new bootloader on and, finally, installed Cyanogen. But during that
>time, I could have sworn I bricked it, except, well, I hadn't. :-)
>Maybe this little story proves insightful.
>/* Andreas Bauer Senior Researcher, NICTA
> * Andreas.Bauer at nicta.com.au Adjunct Research Fellow, ANU
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