Originally Posted by LincKraker
There are a lot of apps that require root to work. The two most important in my opinion is Apps2SD which allows you to install apps to your SD card and run them from there. And wifi tether. Right now neither work.
if you horribly mess up your phone, flash it back to stock.
flashing back to the stock image has fixed the worst bricking we've seen so far.
Sounds like rooting is a rather complicated process, though a rather useful one. I know very little about linux so would probably do more damage than anything else!