Droid X has been rooted

Discussion in 'Droid X Hacks' started by ViciousCircle, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. Darkseider

    Darkseider Senior Member

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    Yes. You can also wireless tether, use MinFree and underclock the device.
     
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    I am excited about this (esp as an X owner), and not to take anything away from the work that was done to get there, but isn't this a copy job of the milestone rooting? I will be impressed when the bootloader is cracked.
     
  3. killabyte

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    how is it that wireless tether works now? has anyone tried? my friend and i just did and although the app fires up the laptop that connects to it just goes to a verizon page
     
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    You have to get "wireless tether" from the market.
     
  5. killabyte

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    roger that. i'll pass the word along. thanks man :)
     
  6. Robslaw

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    Ok I'm new and certainly not a computer expert at all. But what is the reason for rooting? What does it accomplish?
     
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    Wouldn't something similar to a Nandroid work as a custom ROM substitute? We have the signature that the bootloader requires on our current setups... so couldn't we just mod our phones and then create backups that we flash? We would have to install all of apps again, sure, but we would have something similar to custom ROMs. We could edit the parameters of the kernals for overclocking, and we can theme with su. We're not really missing anything else.
     
  8. killabyte

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    ahh nevermind that app is just for an ad hoc network. we were looking for the 3g hotspot option

    edit - nevermind again. looking at the app's homepage it seems as if we aint doign something write <-- hahaha right i meant. maybe its the kernel problem it mentions when you download it.
     
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    maybe a mod could change the title of that "stop asking" post, since every single time it's posted, the disclaimer has to be added?

    though i'm guessing if that could've been done it would've been already, so maybe there's a timeframe on changing posts or something and my comment here is completely worthless :)
     
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    ^^^ Yessur!
     
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