Take the 2-minute tour ×
Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for enthusiasts and power users of the Android operating system. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have a Chinese phone which I've been unable to install ClockworkMod on. I decided to try booting into recovery mode to manually backup/restore the system partition.

However, if I plug my phone into my PC while it's in recovery mode and issue the command

adb shell

it says:

exec '/system/bin/sh' failed: No such file or directory (2)

I can only do very limited tasks, like adb ls / to see the filesystem, but nothing else.

How can I get adb shell working in recovery mode?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

In mounts and storage, mount /system.

share|improve this answer
3  
This answer needs more detail to be useful. –  Peanut Apr 14 '13 at 18:43

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.