I want to install LOS 16.0 on my Samsung S5 SM-G901F. According to the LOS installation wiki, I did from an ArchLinux OS:

  • installation of TWRP 3.2.3-0 with heimdall
  • wipe -> format data
  • wipe -> advanced wipe (all partitions were wiped)
  • advanced ADB sideload: adb sideload lineage-16.0-20200106-nightly-kccat6-signed.zip (I tried the 3 last build)

I checked all the hashes and they are Ok.

I observed a progress-bar difference between the TWRP and the terminal: the TWRP announced a 100% progress, while the adb command stopped at 47%. However, after debugging it, I realized the installation script runs entirely.

Finally, when I wish to reboot on the system partition, I get the error message "No OS flashed are you sure you wish to reboot?".

Have you any idea to truly flash LOS? Thank you!

  • wiping ALL partitions is a very bad idea, especially for unofficial TWRP builds where critical partitions like nvdata, nvram, aboot, ... left in fstab. for LineageOS wipe System only
    – alecxs
    Jan 6 '20 at 18:20

if you wiped all partitions under TWRP advanced wipe. You need to flash Samsung factory firmware because you wiped the framework that the ROM is built over.

  • Thank you for your tips, I was able to install LOS
    – Terae
    Jan 7 '20 at 8:02

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