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  • #16
    @t23: I tried to find the correct TWRP for the box, not sure which one to use. Any help would be appreciated.

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    • #17
      See my previous post - hopefully a kind soul will help you with that bit. From then on i have a clue again.

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      • #18
        There are 3 separate posts in this link (below) to forum post (page 16) that seem to be factory firmwares pulled from the LB version of the box.

        By the way, I'm going off the topic of this thread, but since we're talking specifically about the LB hardware version, I'm having a strange problem with my new M8S (it's always been like this since I bought it 2 weeks ago):
        1. If I power up the box with ethernet wire connected in the socket it won't connect.
        2. I need to physically pull out the wire and re-insert it, and then the box becomes connected.
        3. It stays connected until I power down. If I power down and on again, connection is lost, until I remove and re-insert the ethernet wire.

        Anyone facing such a problem? Is it 100% faulty hardware, or it might be software/firmware/settings problems?
        (by the way I tried this with many different ethernet wires)



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        • #19
          Originally posted by DrNicos View Post
          There are 3 separate posts in this link (below) to forum post (page 16) that seem to be factory firmwares pulled from the LB version of the box.

          By the way, I'm going off the topic of this thread, but since we're talking specifically about the LB hardware version, I'm having a strange problem with my new M8S (it's always been like this since I bought it 2 weeks ago):
          1. If I power up the box with ethernet wire connected in the socket it won't connect.
          2. I need to physically pull out the wire and re-insert it, and then the box becomes connected.
          3. It stays connected until I power down. If I power down and on again, connection is lost, until I remove and re-insert the ethernet wire.

          Anyone facing such a problem? Is it 100% faulty hardware, or it might be software/firmware/settings problems?
          (by the way I tried this with many different ethernet wires)


          @DrNicos: I have already downloaded one of them. But no one seems to know which version of TWRP I am suppose to use on the box.

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          • #20
            Originally posted by Wanderer190 View Post

            @DrNicos: I have already downloaded one of them. But no one seems to know which version of TWRP I am suppose to use on the box.
            I seriously don't know - flashed one of the Magendanz firmwares myself which came with it. But there's got to be a standalone q20x version you can install through the stock recovery.

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            • #21
              @t23: I finally found the actual image files for the LB version of the box and flashed the box via Burn Card Maker. They both had the same issue. It has to be a hardware failure. Now it is just a matter of seeing if I can get a replacemement/refund from vendor or if I just pi$$ed another $70 into China for nothing??

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              • #22
                If it was the backups pointed to above, you have to restore them with TWRP. Easy to check - if your download unpacks to seven or more files, it's a TWRP backup. Show me the link, please?

                But if you figured out how to use Burn Card Maker, you can flash a Magendanz LQ image, then you get TWRP, and then you can do a restore of such backup. Burn Card Maker never worked for me, i spliced two USB cables together and used USB Burning Tool. Pin 1 to 1, 2 to 2 and so forth - cables from the same manufacturer are color coded the same way, but never hurts to double check with a multimeter.

                And hey, you're lucky, paid $90 for one (that was, though, including 24 hour delivery across Europe), but at least it's working now except for a few quirks.

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                • #23
                  Originally posted by t23 View Post
                  If it was the backups pointed to above, you have to restore them with TWRP. Easy to check - if your download unpacks to seven or more files, it's a TWRP backup. Show me the link, please?

                  But if you figured out how to use Burn Card Maker, you can flash a Magendanz LQ image, then you get TWRP, and then you can do a restore of such backup. Burn Card Maker never worked for me, i spliced two USB cables together and used USB Burning Tool. Pin 1 to 1, 2 to 2 and so forth - cables from the same manufacturer are color coded the same way, but never hurts to double check with a multimeter.

                  And hey, you're lucky, paid $90 for one (that was, though, including 24 hour delivery across Europe), but at least it's working now except for a few quirks.
                  Links to the LB Image files on here:
                  1. M8S_PRO_L-NHG47L-20180316.143701.V0213.IMG - http://freaktab.org/a28c3f52268572bb
                  2. M8S_PRO_L-NHG47L-20180417.150752.V0213.IMG - http://freaktab.org/8e1ecd22568550f2

                  Burn Card Maker is simple. I use v2.0.2. Simply run it, use Burn Card Maker to burn the image to a SD card. Insert the SD card in the box, hold reset in (or short pins in this case) and plug in power. It does the rest.

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                  • #24
                    Assuming those are made from those backups posted here, then yeah, not much to do. If you know how to adb into it or have a terminal, one last thing you can try is this command:

                    dmesg | grep 4335

                    if it doesn't say "dhd_os_open_image" and "open success" twice in a row somewhere, it means it didn't bother to even try loading the firmware. And then i am really convinced you should get a replacement - and also out of ideas.

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                    • #25
                      Originally posted by Wanderer190 View Post

                      Links to the LB Image files on here:
                      1. M8S_PRO_L-NHG47L-20180316.143701.V0213.IMG - http://freaktab.org/a28c3f52268572bb
                      2. M8S_PRO_L-NHG47L-20180417.150752.V0213.IMG - http://freaktab.org/8e1ecd22568550f2

                      Burn Card Maker is simple. I use v2.0.2. Simply run it, use Burn Card Maker to burn the image to a SD card. Insert the SD card in the box, hold reset in (or short pins in this case) and plug in power. It does the rest.
                      Those images are not back up images for the LB version boxes they are full images for the box.use usb burning tool and you will get full stock firmware restored.i was the one who uploaded a twrp backup of my LB box to help people out.you don't need that now.just install one of those images from freaktab download forum.

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                      • #26
                        Originally posted by supermal View Post

                        i was the one who uploaded a twrp backup of my LB box to help people out.
                        You saved my box. Thank you!

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