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Root NAND Unlock

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jpvonhemel, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. jpvonhemel

    jpvonhemel Member
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    When NAND unlock is finally released, is it likely we will need to boot into recovery again or will it be application based only requiring root permissions? I know we truly won't know until it is done, but based on past NAND unlocks, which is it likely to be?
     

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  2. paimon.soror

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    Based on past locks, you will be able to use an application like RootExplorer to mount the /system as R/W and you can change files on the fly. Currently you are able to change the /system to R/W using RootExplorer, but when you commit the changes the phone reboots since the mount was read only.
     
  3. jasonb1985

    jasonb1985 Well-Known Member
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    i think he means to apply the hack. i think he is asking if we have to do it in recovery or is it going to be app based.
     
  4. paimon.soror

    paimon.soror Well-Known Member
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    Ah, my mistake

    Their twitter page is a bit vague on what exactly needs to be done, all we know so far is that the phone does need to be rooted prior to using their utility. I believe we will need to apply their patch through recovery mode again as it will probably be changing system files.

    Purely speculation though.
     
  5. stanfna

    stanfna Well-Known Member
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    ahhh...that sucks. that is the only hard part! took me two days!
     
  6. mgraham

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    Yeah, good question by the threadstarter and I have been wondering the same. I was able to root my phone, but I haven't been able to get the shell again since.
     
  7. doug piston

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    as it is right now, if you have root already no adb recovery will be required to finish the root process
     
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  8. 2003vstrom

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    sweet, yeah I just finally got mine rooted after a week of trying , I tired duplicating it so such luck:(
     

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