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    Senior Member Zelmo88's Avatar
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    CWM vs. 4Ext Recovery

    Confused on the whole ext3-ext4 thing when it comes to backup/restore. I've been using ClockworkMod Recovery v5.0.2.0 for backups, but noticed the backup files have "ext3" in the filename (ex. system.ext3.tar). Since RLS 1 is ext4, if I use CWM to backup will it still restore these backups to ext4, or do they get restored to a ext3 file system??? Should I be using 4Ext Recovery instead of CWM?? Any input would be helpful!! Thanks!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zelmo88 View Post
    Confused on the whole ext3-ext4 thing when it comes to backup/restore. I've been using ClockworkMod Recovery v5.0.2.0 for backups, but noticed the backup files have "ext3" in the filename (ex. system.ext3.tar). Since RLS 1 is ext4, if I use CWM to backup will it still restore these backups to ext4, or do they get restored to a ext3 file system??? Should I be using 4Ext Recovery instead of CWM?? Any input would be helpful!! Thanks!!!
    They will still restore as ext3, the advantage to using 4EXT recovery is that you can update all your files to ext4 and then do a backup, which will then be natively ext4
    Phone: Droid Incredible 2
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    Senior Member McSplatt's Avatar
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    I freakin dig 4ext. Seems more intuitive and convenient plus the controller app is awesome.

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    Same here, tons of options and very easy to use.

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    Noon question otw...

    The ext4 thing is too new to me to have gotten a decent grasp of it. I understand what is and what it means, just no clue that it had its own recovery.

    Can someone please point me to some info on the recovery?

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    Quote Originally Posted by trunzoc View Post
    Noon question otw...

    The ext4 thing is too new to me to have gotten a decent grasp of it. I understand what is and what it means, just no clue that it had its own recovery.

    Can someone please point me to some info on the recovery?
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1267540

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    Just purchased it after trying the free updater version you can get on the site. CWM is archaic compared to 4EXT. Definitely worth the $2.61!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Howie Huck View Post
    Just purchased it after trying the free updater version you can get on the site. CWM is archaic compared to 4EXT. Definitely worth the $2.61!!
    Are you using the touchscreen version or the old version?
    Phone: Droid Incredible 2
    OS Version: Gingerbread 2.3.5
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    ROM: Incredible 2 HD RLS 1 by newtoroot
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    Downloaded the Ext4 touch recovery finally. Am I supposed to reflash the ROM after the recovery is changed, or just let it go?

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    Quote Originally Posted by trunzoc
    Downloaded the Ext4 touch recovery finally. Am I supposed to reflash the ROM after the recovery is changed, or just let it go?
    Don't need to do anything. You're fine. I mean if you really wanna do it go for it. Lol

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