Problem getting Z4 to work on my Droid

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    I have installed Z4 on my original Droid (OS 2.2.1) and want to root it so that I can back up all settings, apps, data, etc to be able to move to a Droid X. I have followed all instructions on prep, but when I click on "Permanent Root" on the Z4 menu it run until it says "acquiring root shell" and then it craps out...... Phone works fine after rebooting. I have tried it 4 times - all with the same results. Any ideas to successfully root my phone would be appreciated. Thanks and Merry Christmas!
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    Z4 doesn't work on 2.2.1. Link in my signature does however.

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    Thanks for the suggestion

    Thanks - I will check out this method to root my phone.
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    I know I'm late, but wondering if you have turned on Usb debugging? that _might_ have been the problem.
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    Hey Giudot, z4root does work, I have org droid1 2.2.1 and I am rooted,running miui rom right now. I can verify that it does work, takes it several tries but it will take got to be persistant and def knw what your doing so you knw what to do next after your rooted but, it works.

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    I was able to reroot using z4root after upgrading my droid pro to 2.2.1.

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    That's interesting. Multiple people confirmed it didn't work after their update.

    However, if you root the way in my signature, it will block updates.

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