Why do people use Droid Root Helper etc

Discussion in 'Android Hacks and Help' started by Matth3w, Feb 2, 2010.

  1. Matth3w

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    Seems that there are a ton of issues with force closing, remounting etc etc. You don't need to use these programs to root your droid. The only program outside of the rom/update/SPR files that you should need is terminal emulator. Anything else and you are adding additional chances for screw ups in your steps, in my opinion.
     
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    thank you for your opinion. DRH worked well for me and i didn't have to do a ton of typing (wanna talk about chances to screw up..) in a terminal emulator.

    that's why.
     
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    I wasn't criticizing those who have used it I was just asking if there was a particular reason. I have seen a lot of people with force close issues trying to use it, so I was trying to figure out if there was a reason, other than not having to type out the commands obviously. :)
     
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    not having to type out commands and ease of use. not everyone is having FC issues, you are just hearing about all of them.
     
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    True I guess, huh? You normally only hear about things when people complain, never to praise, right? :icon_ banana:
     
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    Same here, use it cause its just easy.

    No problems yet **knocks on wood**
     
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    if it keeps 10% of the people from coming here and saying "help, how do I install roms" I am all for it. I bought DRHPro just to support the author, because there's a chance that some important development might not get knocked back to page 3 in 4 hours because of "please help" threads.
     
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    I used it and I did have the F/C issues but the instructions included with DRH said it was going to FC.

    The main reason I used it is because I don't have a clue what I'm doing either. lol
     
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    Only time I ever used DRH was when I first rooted and wanted to flash recovery, flash_image and busybox
     
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    I am all about DRH. I think it is the shiznit for sure. Also I have noticed that many apps that require root access FC on the first run when you always allow...

    Ease of use. I am NOT typing out all those damn commands if I dont have too :D
     
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    I use to use DRH because I am lazy :D

    But since the sholes.info team added the sysrw and sysro aliases to their ROM, I just use their ROM and those aliases.
     
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    DRH was pretty convenient when I first rooted. I bought DRP to support them. I suggest it to all new rooters. It made busybox, flash image and sprecovery installs quick and painless