Originally Posted by taming
You may want to check and see if there is always supposed to be a 2.x update before the 2.1.4 lands on the device, Danger. That is the kind of thing that simply applying .zip files manually cannot take into account. Big Db changes were made when the changeover to 2.x iteration of builds were released.
Since I have to do a reset anyway if I want to go back to 1.9.17 I'll see if it'll do a sync update and give that a try.