um yeah, about 4.5.588....... (issues!)

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  1. jimmyco2008
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    So I got the "root package" set of three downloads to upgrade from froyo to ginberbread (http://www.mydroidworld.com/forums/...erbread-2-3-3-4-5-588-install-patch-root.html) .... And anyone else experience a sense of Motorola locking down more than ever before? Here's what I've experienced thusfar:

    1. Barnacle Wi-Fi Tether is detected by the phone as Mobile Hotspot (I get the "Tethering or Mobile Hotspot Active" notification) and 3G disconnects and reconnects under the dun, rendering barnacle useless despite root access.

    2. QPST editing won't work anymore so there's no editing out the "dun." (some of you know what I'm taking about, some won't)

    3. I used fission ROM Manager to install some things, like the microbes live wallpaper, and now my phone won't boot, it just loop-restarts to the red M logo.... sensitive bootloader much?

    All the above worked on Froyo...

    So yeah, anyone else here have any or all of these problems? Any solutions out there?
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    Titanium backup wont get root

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    Whoa, looks like I'll be staying on gummyjar. I am so ready to toss this phone in the trash and go back to my OG Droid.
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    please send you perfectly fine phone to me B4 sending it to the trash. i have a nice home for it in my pocket.
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    others have gotten root. are other root programs getting root access? have you installed busybox? busybox is necessary for TiB to get root access.
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    My Titanium has root. I only have two issues with GB

    1. Wifi Tether starts the 3g Hotspot app, even though the 3g hotspot app is disabled in its configuration

    2. sometimes when i hold menu to bring up recent apps, clicking one of the apps shown tells me "application is not installed" even though it clearly is.
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    Wonder if the tether issue is baked into the rom itself in a attempt to stop the unpaid tethering.

    Sent from my DX running. DS V4.2
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    TBH has fix for it. Google Droid X Wireless Tether patch
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    1. Don't steal from Verizon
    2. ?
    3. Are the things you tried to install from Fission Gingerbread compatible? I know a lot of apps have been pushing updates due to issues with GB (Vignette comes to mind immediately)

    I have no problems with TB, I can uninstall system apps and freeze just fine. Perhaps you got a bad install? Did you guys that are having problems follow the steps?
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    I installed this version of GB, with the 3 ZIP files. I booted and everything is rooted, and the WiFi tether app that I installed months ago, still works fine. I don't really use it, as it is more for emergencies, but I did test it and it works fine, no patches needed.

    I have used several other apps that require root and they all work. Removed bloat, etc...

    When you did the flash with the Bootstrap app, did you make sure to use the one for the Droid2 and not Droid X?
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    I don't use the tethering app, so I really don't care one way or another, but I don't see how you can call it "stealing". If someone is paying $30 a month for UNLIMITED data, how is using it to tether stealing?

    Sometimes I take things too literally, but paying for unlimited data, one should be able to receive their data...... unlimited.



    just sayin'.
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    Wow this is basically just another thread for people to announce there right to tether, with a different name. OMG I Can't use my phone that I got at a discounted price with a contract to do things that violate my tos and in the end did screw all of us. So thanks to all you tether happy people, truly thank you.
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    Did you miss the part where I said that I didn't tether?


    sheesh.
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    Busybox freezes after allowing root access titanium. Backup also freeze after allowing root access DROID x overclock also freezes after allowing root access anyone else getting this ?? Its really annoying and I did factory reset and went back to froyo and reinstalled again

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    What everyone fails to remember, is that you are not paying $30 a month for Unlimited Data on Unlimited Devices...you are paying for Unlimited Data for your Mobile/Cellular Device...and thats the key.

    Just because you are trafficking the data through your cell phone to your laptop/X-Box/PS3 or whatever, does not negate the fact that it is not the actual phone doing the data use...for which you pay the additional $30 a month...
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    I don't see myself ever giving up "illegal tethering" especially since the only reason Verizon charges for tethering is because they know we want it and figure we'll pay for it if we have to, basically because they can... And for the record I'm not in the top 5% of data users that get/may get throttled... but does it, um bother you?

    Anyways, yeah I've had the worst time with Moto's Gingerbread, the 3G icon is BA haha, but I still can't get tethering, it like resets after a short time of implementing the tethering patch... I dunno, is there an updated one for use on this specific build?... And I think it's the overclock patch from Team Defuse (Fission ROM) that causes the "stuck at M" thing, which by the way isn't that uncommon if you anger the almighty bootlaoder.
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    I tested it this morning and tethering works fine on mine. I used the same SPK file that I got like 2 or 3 months ago and it works the same as it always have.

    As for people being against free tethering, some people are against going over the 55mph speed limit. If you do it, you might get caught and have to face the music.

    The irony is that all the people that will whine at you for "stealing" tethering, have all violated the TOS by rooting. Many of them have returned a phone under warranty that they messed up installing a ROM. Most of them have broken the speed limit. Several have driven home one night over the legal alcohol limit. I bet a ton of them have smoked pot.

    So whining about you using tethering occasionally as if they are somehow morally superior to you, is laughable.

    Do what you want, if others don't like it, too bad. If you get caught, take your lumps like a man and be done with it.
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    "So whining about you using tethering occasionally as if they are somehow morally superior to you, is laughable".

    Win haha

    Well I'm using the most recent build where the 3G icon is like not in a box like the first GB release... gosh I wish they would just unlock the bootloader!

    Anyway, what did you use to get tethering to work? I used the tethering patch that I guess was originally for Froyo, the TBH one (same as the Team Defuse one) and QPST editing doesn't work, either...
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    I had an APK file on my SD card that I downloaded from the market months ago. I installed it, and it worked. No editing, no patches, it just worked.
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    Sometimes, the newest isnt the "bestest"...and it seems this is the case with the "official" unofficial GB release .588...:rofl3:

    I have been running the "original" Pre-Rooted/DeoDexxed GB release, and have had no issues other than the Sync icon, and a data wipe fixed it. My Wireless tether works just fine, as does Tianium and all other root apps i have such as Set CPU, DX/D2 Bootstrapper, ShootMe etc etc etc..

    As far as tethering goes, I could give two poots and 5 giggles whether you do it legally or illegally...my only problem is the misguided notion that since you pay for unlimited cellular data that you should be able to tether without having to pay additional fees. IMO, that argument holds about as much water as saying since you bought a car that will travel 140mph, it is perfectly OK for you to do so...regardless of the fact that the prevailing law of the land says you cant...its asinine to think that way.

    Do as you wish...if the carriers start getting frisky and throwing out warranties and Early Terminations, then be prepared to bite the bullet...Caveat Emptor if you will....:)