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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by RDKamikaze, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. RDKamikaze

    RDKamikaze Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Howdy! I'm working on a friend's Droid X and I apologize but I couldn't find an answer within my limited searching.

    Does GingerBreak still work on OTA GB X's? I've got a friend who's on 4.5.602 and before I try softrooting I wanted to make sure all is well. I'm more of a hands-on guy, but if GingerBreak is still working on a stock X and it doesn't require wiping (which she is opposed to) then I'll give it a shot! :)

    Thanks for the help so far!
     



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  2. bouchigo

    bouchigo Android Expert

    Gingerbreak does not work. Use this new method:

    http://androidforums.com/droid-x-al...-tbh-files-one-click-method-now-included.html
     
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  3. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary
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    Thanks, bouchigo!

    I've also updated the Moto Droid X Root Guide with this link, too, so that other's should be able to find it easier.

    Cheers!
     
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  4. bouchigo

    bouchigo Android Expert


    Cool, that's a good thing to have in the stickies :D
     
  5. trophynuts

    trophynuts Extreme Android User

    lol was Gingerbreak even ever alive to begin with?
     
  6. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary
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    I think it will root a 2.2/Froyo Droid X as well as GB for several phones other than the Droid X.

    No one ever figured-out the memory offsets needed for Gingerbreak to work on the Droid X (feel free to look at the C source code for this--it'll scramble your brain; I know it did mine ;)).

    Cheers!
     
  7. trophynuts

    trophynuts Extreme Android User


    no thanks i'll pass. I sufficiently fried my brain this weekend trying to get everything set up to possibly start learning how to do my own theming.
     
  8. RDKamikaze

    RDKamikaze Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Thanks for the info, the phone's now rooted happily :) Now I just need to figure out the GB wifi tether issue on these X's... can anyone point me in the right direction? The wifi tether app doesn't work it looks like :(
     

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