Session begun. Usually when heimdall tells you that there is ‘no device in download mode' then it is unable to find a device. below is the log, $ sudo heimdall flash -RECOVERY recovery.img Heimdall v1.4.0 Copyright (c) 2010-2013, Benjamin Dobell, Glass Echidna http://www.glassechidna.com.au/ This software is provided free of charge. Copying and redistribution is encouraged. http://computerhelpdev.com/failed-to/failed-to-download-security-update-databases-offline-mode.php
Detaching driver… Claiming interface again… Setting up interface… Initialising protocol… Protocol initialisation successful. I tried everything, then noticed the first sentence! – PhilMacKay Nov 15 '14 at 16:18 5 adb reboot download gives "error: device not found" for me. – Geremia Apr 3 '15 at Please be patient! This can be caused because the permissions of the device's USB node, which prevent the user running heimdall to access the device node. – Flow Aug 14 '13 at 22:32 http://android.stackexchange.com/questions/51198/heimdall-errors-error-failed-to-detect-compatible-download-mode-device
Then, put the device in download-mode, $ sudo adb reboot download continue flashing with heimdall, $ sudo heimdall flash -RECOVERY recovery.img That should work, Initialising connection… Detecting device… Claiming interface… Attempt Beginning session… Some devices may take up to 2 minutes to respond. UbuntuCommunityAsk!DeveloperDesignDiscourseHardwareInsightsJujuShopMore ›AppsHelpForumLaunchpadMAASCanonical current community chat Ask Ubuntu Ask Ubuntu Meta your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. Include bullet point instructions, and screenshots. – Aaron Gillion Feb 24 at 0:37Related Posts How to sync an Android phone with anything other than Google? [duplicate] Can I do Android/
more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Well this would fix the error of course. Maybe you want to point that little fact out in your answer. – Flow Aug 14 '13 at 22:35 Or using heimdall with a device in download mode and restrictive Error: Setting Up Interface Failed! Uploading RECOVERY 100% RECOVERY upload successful Ending session… Rebooting device… Releasing device interface… Re-attaching kernel driver… I don't see how the error is related to the answer.
Then sudo will "fix" it. – Flow Aug 15 '13 at 7:21 1 What's wrong with USB 3? If you appreciate this software and you would like to support future development please consider donating: http://www.glassechidna.com.au/donate/ Initialising connection… Detecting device… ERROR: Failed to detect compatible download-mode device. 2 Answers 2 Downloading device's PIT file… PIT file download successful. http://android.stackexchange.com/questions/23549/failed-to-detect-compatible-download-mode-device-on-mac-lion-with-samsung-gala