Just joined the world of rooting. Need some basic assistance

Discussion in 'Android Hacks and Help' started by ujhony03, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. ujhony03
    Offline

    ujhony03 New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2009
    Messages:
    30
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ok so i finally jumpped in and rooted. I am also running UD Extreme 6.0.0.
    Now question is. I hear this is already overclocking my droid. How can i see what its running at? Also how can i check tempuratures?

    If i want to clock higher, how can i do this and still keep the UD extreme stuff? I like the theme and the overall stuff it adds.

    Sorry if these questions are really stupid.. not sure too much what im doing. Im still a bit confused as to the difference between a ROM and the Kernel and when i flash, what is being flashed? The ROM or the Kernel or both? Or is one the same as the other?
  2. Jasko
    Offline

    Jasko New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2010
    Messages:
    327
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    South Florida
    download SetCPU.
  3. ujhony03
    Offline

    ujhony03 New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2009
    Messages:
    30
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    thanks exactly what i was looking for :D
  4. sgtmorph
    Offline

    sgtmorph New Member

    Joined:
    May 16, 2010
    Messages:
    107
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    is setcpu free or is it that one for $1.99 in the market...???
  5. Tanknspank
    Offline

    Tanknspank Beta Team Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2010
    Messages:
    3,506
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    North Carolina
    You can get it for free from the developers over at xda-developers in the G1 apps section. The one on the market is his way of getting donations.

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
  6. sgtmorph
    Offline

    sgtmorph New Member

    Joined:
    May 16, 2010
    Messages:
    107
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    thx.......
  7. White Rat
    Offline

    White Rat New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2010
    Messages:
    47
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    You can flash a kernel separate from a rom to replace the ones the roms come with. So while you're running UD 6.0 right now @800mhz, you can install a diff kernel (aka chevy's kernels) over UD 6.0 and nothing about the rom is changed. Just a warning though...kernels don't seem to run the same on every droid. You'll just have to find one that works for you.
  8. andrew149
    Offline

    andrew149 New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2010
    Messages:
    269
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0

    are u serious wow i wish someone would of told me this like 10 years ago thanks i found the link to the download thanks so much
  9. davek7dv
    Offline

    davek7dv New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2010
    Messages:
    7
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Shelley, Idaho
    rooting ur phone Droid-x

    So what is Rooting if you dont mind me asking?