I'm trying to root a Pixel 5a using Magisk (24.3). I've downloaded the barbet-rd2a.211001.002-factory-dbed3a6f factory image, pushed it to the phone, and tried to patch it with Magisk.

However, the output shows an error:

- Device platform: arm64-v8a
- Installing: 24.3 (24300)
- Copying image to cache
- Unpacking boot image
! Unsupported/Unknown image format
! Installation failed

I gather that I've downloaded the wrong image. How do I know which image is compatible?


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The factory images are provided by Google in ZIP format. You have to unzip it, select the boot image, and then apply the Magisk patch.

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