Xperia XA2 ultra : Failed to install sailfish 3 using fastboot

asked 2018-11-08 16:45:42 +0200

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updated 2018-11-08 16:52:43 +0200

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I'm installing from macOS, during fastboot install, it failed with the following error

sending 'userdata' (1103657 KB)...
FAILED (remote: Requested download size is more than max allowed)
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Same here on XA2, but on Linux and already with boot_a. The failing command was:

fastboot -s serial_number flash boot_a ./hybris-boot.img

After searching a bit, it turns out that if something takes too long, flashing won't proceed anymore.

I edited the to remove the md5sum calculation (as well as dropped somewhat useless use of sudo; it's enough you have access to the device if udev assigns that). This sped up the process and allowed flashing to finish successfully.

My changes to are too messy to be posted here...

Sakari ( 2018-11-08 19:30:18 +0200 )edit