fastboot version 30.0.4-6686687
Trying to temporarily boot TWRP recovery image
twrp-3.4.0-0-lake.img on my unlocked Motorola
Moto G7 Plus.
Phone is connected via USB
Type-C to Type-C cord from the box to my laptop running Linux (
Manjaro 20.0.3) Live USB system.
When I run
./fastboot boot twrp-3.4.0-0-lake.img or
./fastboot boot boot.img (same file, renamed) with and without
sudo, it always gets stuck at
Sending 'boot.img' (30080 KB) doing nothing.
Bootloader logs section of
fastboot mode shows
The PC I use now is the only PC that helped me to actually unlock the bootloader. Other PCs I have were not able to send correct
fastboot commands (for example,
oem help transformed to
oem helpersion, and
oem get_unlock_data cut to
oem get_unlock). Those PCs had regular USB
3.0 ports, so I connected them to my phone with corresponding 3rd-party cable. It might be of insufficient quality though.
All files are located near to the root of extrenal SSD connected to another Type-C port, so the absolute paths to
TWRP image and
fastboot executable should not be too long.
Type-C cords are new and OK.
Motorola doesn't distribute Linux drivers for their devices.
What else could be wrong here? Please help. Any advice is appreciated.
Will update this post later with my own findings as well for people who could stumble a similar problem.
fastboot boot boot.img on another PC. It is also running Linux (
Ubuntu 20.04). Connection is from
Type-C. Wire is good. No noticeable changes. Main issue persists.
Was able to perform
fastboot.exe boot boot.img on another PC under Windows 10. Don't know why it worked. Specs are different than laptops', but cable is the same. Might be a driver issue.