rooting my droid X???

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    so ive searched on here on how to root my droid x and ive tried several ways all unsuccessful... i've tried this method

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-x-hacks/74980-droid-x-hacking-guide-s.html the sbf for 2.1 it says to get bricks my phone and one that is suggested to fix the problem just puts it back to 2.2. and when i try the root program it fails to connect to device but all my drivers are correct

    and this one

    How To: Root Your Android Phone (SuperOneClick Method) | TheUnlockr this one got stuck and didn't finish and made my phone seem like it underclocked to 100mhz because it took 5 minutes to type a sentence

    i have a:
    Droid X
    A.V. 2.2
    S.V. 2.3.15
    everything stock
    please help me
     
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    I'd say get z4root from xda and use that. Worked/works great on my gf's D2!! :dancedroid:
    P.S. - Make sure you're downloading v1.3.0

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    where on xda can i find z4root to download?
     
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    ok i found it and i installed the app on my phone and i pressed permanent root and at the bottom it says "running exploit in order to obtain root access" how long does it usually say this for?

    EDIT:: i found a youtube video saying if you get stuck on that part, reboot and retry, so im doing that now , thanks
     
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    It varies honestly. My gf's D2 took like 2 minutes but I also rooted a coworkers D2 yesterday and it took closer to the 5-10 minute range to complete. The first boot up took maybe another 2-3 on the Droid eye.



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    thanks for all your help. im rooted now and have clockwork recovery. im about to instal rubix 1.9 and i was wondering which is best on stability and performance? and what overclocking kernals can i use on it?
     
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    No problem, that's why we're here...to help each other. You'll really need to experiment to see what ROM you and your phone like best. I've seen good things about Rubix and Squidlymandingo's ROM too! No kernels as the bootloader is still locked. You can overclock with Jrummy's app in the market though.



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    i installed and not the rubix bootlogo keeps looping and i cant get into the alternative recovery using power on and home.

     
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    Did you wipe data and cache before installing? I thought power and search was used to get into recovery..?

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    did a wipe now and my phone booted up

     
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    Cool deal!! I answered my own question btw about the recovery.



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