Droid 2 Root Help

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  1. markml0528

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    ugh, why is rooting so hard? i followed the instructions flawlessly for the sticky at the top of this section, but everytime i exit the command emulator program, im still looking at the $ sign, there's supposed to be a # sign.

    The only thing i can think it would be is where i placed the superuser and other files at. i placed them under /mnt/sdcard

    Here is what the command line prompt looks like :


    export PATH=/data/loca/bin:$PATH
    $ $cd /tmp
    $ cp /sdcard/rage.bin/tmp
    usage: cp [-Rfhip] src target;
    cp [-Rfhip] src1 ... srcN directory
    $ chmod 777rage.bin
    Usage: chmod <MODE> <FILE>
    $ ./rage.bin
    ./rage.bin: not found


    That's what it tells me. The guide says to ignore the outcome and wait for the $ to show back up, but it comes up instantly. So i force close it like the guide tells me, i then press the home button, and click the app and im greeted with $. What am i doing wrong?

    EDIT : The instructions say that any lines starting with * are optional. i thought that meant anything after that sign was optional so i didn't include it.

    Anyways, thank you Eousphoros. I can now go download SetCPu and Wireless tether from the market, and many more apps that require root access.
     
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  3. markml0528

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    Ive already seen that method, there's a ton of steps to do that sound complicated. This one has the least steps, but it's already giving me trouble.
     
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    Wow, really! I had absolutely no experience rooting, after reading over all of the methods I found it to be the easiest. Sorry I couldn't be of more help.
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  6. markml0528

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    I used the method at the top of this section where u use the terminal emulator. I found it pretty easy, I had a few issues but I overcame them

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