Root 1.49 Bootloader

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by lukesdiesel, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. lukesdiesel

    lukesdiesel Well-Known Member
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    My Droid Eris is running the OTA 2.1 and has the 1.49 Bootloader. I'm wanting to Root my phone only to overclock. Whats the best way to make this happen.


    Luke
     

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  2. danacorbin

    danacorbin Active Member
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    I hope I don't get flamed for cross-forum posting but the devs over at xda ROCK and I rooted my 1.49 hboot replacement eris with these instructions in about five minutes:

    [WORKING] ROOT for all Eris' - xda-developers

    make sure you thank them for their work! :)
     
  3. lukesdiesel

    lukesdiesel Well-Known Member
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  4. ljbaumer

    ljbaumer Well-Known Member
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    next time you should just look at the stickies first and then search and then maybe look at other forums before posting because this is a subject that i have seen answered many times on different forums.
     
  5. dragg5inbody

    dragg5inbody Well-Known Member
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    for real...i saw that dummies thread anad shit worked great!
     
  6. lukesdiesel

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    Still didn't work.
     
  7. lennyjew

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    Just keep trying, it took mine about 5 or so tries before it took and rooted.
     
  8. lukesdiesel

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    I had finally got it to work. Ive tried 6 different ROMS so far.
     
  9. erisuser1

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    Nobody is that unlucky - assuming they have normally functioning hardware.

    Either you are corrupting the ROM .zip files when transferring them to your SD card, or you are forgetting to perform a "Wipe data/factory reset" in Amon_RA recovery prior to Flashing the ROM files.

    Congratulations on your success, though.

    eu1
     
  10. lukesdiesel

    lukesdiesel Well-Known Member
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    No once I rooted correctly I didn't have any issues. I was just saying ive tried 6 different ROMS.

    Luke
     
  11. erisuser1

    erisuser1 Well-Known Member
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    OK, gotcha.

    6 ROMs in three hours? I find it hard to evaluate ROMs without spending about one day with them - unless I discover a missing feature that I can't live without. (I dumped xtrROM3.1 quickly after figuring out that Gmail push didn't work).

    Did you get your bootloader replaced, so that you have 1.49.2000 S-OFF? (I highly recommend it for safety reasons).

    eu1
     
  12. lukesdiesel

    lukesdiesel Well-Known Member
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    I'm still running the same bootloader. I just did the Root for Dummies.

    I usually give the Roms 1 day unless it just totally messes up like the Droid Does Rom.
     

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