Xperia Play & ClockWordMod Recovery

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  1. bazamuffin
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    bazamuffin RESIDENT DILF

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    Attempting to install CyanogenMod 7.1 but according to the guides I need CWM recovery installed, yet my device isn't on the list when attempting to flash. Can anyone point me in the right direction? All I can find is "ClockWorkMod recovery is required to install CyanogenMod", no details on exactly how
     
  2. CarbonX13

    CarbonX13 GBAtemp 台灣人

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    Have you tried this guide?
    http://wiki.cyanogenmod.com/wiki/Sony_Ericsson_Xperia_Play:_Full_Update_Guide
     
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    bazamuffin RESIDENT DILF

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    Just got that this morn. The guide I had was asking for Market installed CWM flashing which isn't possible (yet?). Gonna give that a rasp when I get home. Thanks for the reply dude
     
  4. SifJar

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    AFAIK, the kernel in the default ROM does not allow custom recovery to be flashed. In other words, it may never be possible to install a custom recovery without also installing a custom kernel/ROM (I believe once CyanogenMod is installed, CWM Recovery is also installed permenantly). This is why you must boot the CWM Recovery image via fastboot instead of installing it first.
     
  5. bazamuffin
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    bazamuffin RESIDENT DILF

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    A bit new to this and the tut I originally had demanded market install. Upon further reading of a more reliable tut it does in fact install CWM with flashing of the boot.img. CM doesn't work for me anyways, it locks me out of my SIM after running the necessaries using CWM recovery.
     
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    edit:nevermind
     
  7. mad567

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    Should I install this on my xperia play?...
    What benefits do i get...!!...????
     
  8. Terminator02

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    You'll get promoted, a free blowjob, and a lifetime supply of twinkies.

    Seriously, just look up cyanogenmod and see how awesome it is.
     
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  9. Zerox8610

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    I'm running CM7.1 on my Incredible. Can't go without it these days.

    Definitely check it out if you can, you won't regret it.

    Lookin forward to CM9!!!
     
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