dm-verity corruption on reboot or boot up

whenever I reboot or shut down and boot the phone again, it says something like this on the ANDROID ONE screen:

dm-verity corruption on reboot or boot up

Vortex Vortex
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whenever I reboot or shut down and boot the phone again, it says something like this on the ANDROID ONE screen:

dm-verity corruption

This device can't be trusted, please press the power button to boot or the phone will power off in 5s.

when I press the power button the phone successfully boots up and works as intended for now, however, I have the February security patch update available, should I update it when it's giving such an error at start up?

and what does the error mean?

Comments

  • santoscleto santoscleto
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    "Android 4.4 and higher supports Verified Boot through the optional device-mapper-verity (dm-verity) kernel feature, which provides transparent integrity checking of block devices. dm-verity helps prevent persistent rootkits that can hold onto root privileges and compromise devices."

    Probably you have a corrupted filesystem. While several people got it corrected with a reset to factory defaults, if that does not fix it, your only option is to send it to repair.

  • Vortex Vortex
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    Oh, Okay, but is it safe to update the phone? like will it break or something? that error doesn't really bother me, unless I can't update the phone.

  • santoscleto santoscleto
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    Check it with nokia, you might end-up with a bricked phone.

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