Originally Posted by getthemother
How will I know I was successful?
dl connectbot from the market. after doing so, open the app and on the bottom left hand box select local. you can name it whatever you want. then select your new profile and in the dialog box type in su and press enter. you should get a #. if you get a #, then you are rooted. then type exit and hit enter. and type exit again, and then press enter.
or i guess the easiest way is to try to use an app that requires root such as wireless tether. if it starts with no problem, you are rooted.