Lost Root Permissions

Discussion in 'Droid Rooted Help' started by dougd, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. dougd

    dougd New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2011
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Location:
    Missouri
    Ratings:
    +0
    I recently lost my super user permissions for some unexplained reason. I'm running the following:

    Model: Motorola Droid (original)
    Firmware: 2.1-update1
    Mod Version: JRummy's Remix v0.7 - CyanMod 5.0.6.2

    My SuperUser screen is just black, my Titanium Backup says that I don't have permission and when I enter "sa" into the Terminal Window I get the message "permission denied".

    Can someone explain how I can gain my root / superuser permissions back?

    Thanks in advance for your assistance.

    Doug
     
  2. furbearingmammal

    furbearingmammal DF Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2010
    Messages:
    11,162
    Likes Received:
    372
    Trophy Points:
    513
    Location:
    Anywhere you're not
    Ratings:
    +455
    Current Phone Model:
    32GB Moto X Developers Edition
    Twitter:
    furryvarmint
    Flash a ROM less than 6 months old? :)

    Seriously, you're way behind on the firmware. CM's up to 7 and has a pretty stable Gingerbread ROM.
     
  3. dougd

    dougd New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2011
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Location:
    Missouri
    Ratings:
    +0
    I figured that I was behind on stuff, but since I wasn't the one that rooted the phone originally, I wasn't really sure what I should do. Is there a step by step process that you can direct me to that will show me what I need to do to fix my issue?

    Thanks,
    Doug
     
  4. ss13

    ss13 Member

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2009
    Messages:
    84
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Ratings:
    +0
    Search these forums, there are plenty of "how to" posts and links to sites with videos and all sorts of stuff.
     
  5. furbearingmammal

    furbearingmammal DF Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2010
    Messages:
    11,162
    Likes Received:
    372
    Trophy Points:
    513
    Location:
    Anywhere you're not
    Ratings:
    +455
    Current Phone Model:
    32GB Moto X Developers Edition
    Twitter:
    furryvarmint
    If you're 100% happy with the phone the way it is, have no interest in updating anything else, you can get root access on there with a simple update.zip flash/install. Just follow link 2 in my signature and use the update.zip file MotoCache1 provides. I link to a video in link 1 of my signature as well as provide some other information. Oh, and cookies.

    I can provide more help if you require it. :)

    Or do as ss13 suggests. There are probably hundreds of how-to threads that are quite current. Personally, I'd want to update my ROM. FroYo is worth the hassle of upgrading. Approximately 2x the speed of the ROM you're on right now.
     
Search tags for this page

i lost root permission

,

superuser lost root 2.1 fix