root help

Discussion in 'Android Hacks and Help' started by drtranmd, Apr 13, 2010.

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    i did the "http://rootyourdroid.info/guides/obtaining-root/"
    and i have the superuser icon
    but when i tried to do the busybox and typed in su it said that i didnt have the permission
    what should i do now?
    thanks
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    You may not actually have root, the icon can sometimes show up without root actually happening properly. What happens when you run the SU App?
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    black screen of nothingness
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    try out the droidmod updater thing.. free from their website and gets you a pretty awesome ROM automatically... you can switch around ROMs from there with little hassle

    DroidMod - Everything Droid doesn't, DroidMod does.

    i'm not supporting them over anyone else, it's just the easiest root n' rom technique
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    wait.. you didn't already do the 2.1 update, did you? if you did, stop now.
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    i was at 2.1 but downgraded to 2.0.1
    i just did a factory reset
    and used "http://androidforums.com/all-things-root-droid/25252-how-root-your-droid-non-linux-non-geeks.html" to get rooted
    it worked i think. now im trying to find out how to do busybox

    edit - i guess i do have su because i just did busybox with "http://androidforums.com/all-things-root-droid/45764-guide-s-everything-root-related.html"
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    i think my su is broken so im going to revert all the way back to 2.0.1 stock
    obtain root again with rootyourdroid.info
    then use rom manager to flash clockwork
    do a backup then install cm

    or should i flash with spr then flash to clockwork?

    does this sound good and/or right?
    thanks
    Last edited: Apr 14, 2010
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