Originally Posted by dmiller2007
Does that root? I thought it just unlocked the device. No experience with it though so idk.
From what I read in the Nexus S forum, "fastboot oem unlock" unlocks the bootloader, and rooting is the act of installing Superuser and the apk. So in a way, "fastboot oem unlock" opens the door to the root of the device, and Superuser holds it open for apps like wireless tether and stuff.