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Root Help!: Rooting from 2.1 SBF

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by pinhead875, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. pinhead875

    pinhead875 Well-Known Member
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    So I'm on RootzWiki (great info, btw), and I flashed the stock 2.1 SBF because I wanted to start all over.

    SBF flashed well, I follow all instructions on RootzWiki and everything went perfect.

    Now I'm following the instructions to root my phone, and I'm stuck on the command line:
    11. Run "adb push exploid /sql*"

    I'm getting an error that says "failed to copy 'exploid' to '/sql*': Read-only file system"

    Anyone know what this means? I'm in USB debugging mode, and all instructions on the page worked fine until there.

    Any help is appreciated.

    Thanks!!
    -J
     

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  2. D13

    D13 Well-Known Member
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    why don't you just use universalandroot
    here
    So easy just open it up and press root
     
  3. BuTbKa

    BuTbKa Well-Known Member
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    ^^^^ what he said
     
  4. pinhead875

    pinhead875 Well-Known Member
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    I got it, thanks for the suggestions, you two. :)
     
  5. D13

    D13 Well-Known Member
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    if you have any problems just ask:D
     
  6. someotherguy

    someotherguy Well-Known Member
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    Not to bump an old thread but...


    So for some reason I still insist on rooting the Birdman method. and if you are getting stuck at that step. it is

    Droid X
    Step 11 change to:

    Run "adb push exploid /sqlite_stmt_journals/exploid"

    At the very end when you exit exit
    adb shell
    su

    be sure to look at your phone and allow root.
     
  7. D13

    D13 Well-Known Member
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    yeah i do too but thats not what people who need help want to hear. The easiest way to get it done is what most people want
     

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