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Android 2.3.1 not rooting

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by nrkpai, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. nrkpai

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    Dear Sir,

    I have a device with gingerbread (android 2.3.1) not able to root with any of the rooting application like Z4root, universal androot, gingerbreak and superoneclick.

    Why ? Can anybody let me know how to resolve this issue.

    Thanks in Advance
    Regards.,
    Rama
     

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  2. Hrethgir

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    What device do you have? That's important info people will need to help you answer your question, as different devices work differently.
     
  3. sdrawkcab25

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  4. nrkpai

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    My device details are as under:

    Model number:
    Full Android on S5PV210


    Android Version
    2.3.1

    Kernel version
    2.6.35.7-bena-a2p3+Bena@Bena #320

    Build number
    full_s5pv210bena-eng 2.3.1 GINGERBREAD eng.
    version=bena-20110416_105507

     
  5. sdrawkcab25

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    Follow the link above to root your device
     
  6. Webdiver

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    It`s don`t work :( (instructions)
     
  7. scary alien

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    Guys,

    I've relocated this thread for you to this general tablet area.

    I didn't just want to drop it off in the A816 - All Things Root - Android Forums since there's no other threads or help in that particular root sub-forum.

    You'll find that many Gingerbread devices (tablets and phones) are still very difficult to root, but so if one method doesn't work, another might (but take care to do your reading and research since some rooting methods are a little more invasive than others).

    Cheers!
    SA
     
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  8. Webdiver

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    Yes!!! I`m root this device finally!!!

    I`m use this instructions (mainly):

    slickdeals.net/forums/showthread.php?sduid=0&p=40865680

    but with one small detail: there was no a folder "/sbin" on the android system disk, so I`m just... create it manually! Then I`m set "owner" and "group" properties of this created "/sbin" folder both as "root" and put "su" application into this folder. All other steps was done exactly as described in the instructions linked above. Done! BusyBox installed soccesfully, superuser updated to v3.0.3.2 and all programs with root abilities works good.
     
  9. androiddev561

    androiddev561 New Member
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    Hi,
    I am also not able to root android device having 2.3.1 os.But,
    My device is different.It is android tv box ,name Rk29_Rbox_V1 having kernal 2.6.3227.
    It has 2 USB ports and 1 usb port for conecting Pc.
    Can anybody help me?
     

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