Root Using Unrevoked For Linux

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  1. cirehawk

    cirehawk Well-Known Member
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    Has anyone rooted their EVO using unrevoked for linux? I'm attempting to do so, but it's not quite working. I downloaded unrevoked 3 for linux and it started up fine. I put my Evo in debug mode and started the unrevoked process. The process seemed to start okay, and I ended up in the hboot screen. However, when I scroll down to the hboot usb option it seemed to be looking for pcdiag.xx (goes by too quickly). After a few seconds it just came back to the default hboot screen. I also got the following in my linux terminal:

    unrEVOked recovery reflash tool
    git version: 4f78f67
    ERROR: n = -1, errno = 19 (No such device)

    What am I missing? Everything I read indicates that all I need to do is run the unrevoked program. Is there something else I need to have?
     

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  2. Mr. Ed

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    no experience with linux and unrevoked but usb drivers come to mind. does unrevoked supply usb drivers for the evo for use on linux?
     
  3. cirehawk

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    Supposedly no drivers need to be installed on linux for this process. I know I can mount the EVO as a hard drive with no problems. I just watched a video that may help. I put my EVO in "charge only" mode when I connect to the computer. In this particular video, the guy was using unrevoked for windows and he put the EVO in "HTC Sync" mode so it could be mounted as a drive. Perhaps unrevoked is attemting to copy a file to the EVO and can't since I have it in "charge only" mode? I'll try a different mode and see what happens.
     
  4. cirehawk

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    So much for that theory. I tried all 4 USB modes when connecting to the computer, and I get the same exact behavior.
     
  5. ExSaint

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    Have you tried this in wine?
     
  6. cirehawk

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    Actually, I figured out (with the help of someone over on XDA) what was happening. I swapped in the 16 gig sd card I had in my hero and it seems unrevoked wasn't liking the format. I backed up my files and reformatted the card and ... voila! I am now rooted and trying out myn's rom.
     
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