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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by DMajor239, May 4, 2012.

  1. DMajor239

    DMajor239 Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    OK so Im trying to root my moms phone so I can make a back up and flash from it to my phone. But the problem is, is that after I root the phone and flash cwm I get an error sayin that I'm not rooted even though I am. I tried flashing cwm like 5 times and still no go. Its a Sprint TU.
     


  2. chevanlol360

    chevanlol360 Android Expert

    Flash it through Odin

    Bads3ctor's cwm for Ultra
     
  3. DMajor239

    DMajor239 Android Expert
    Thread Starter


    That's too complicated, also I don't have a boost phone its a sprint. Another thing, I clicked the link and it said file unavailable.
     
  4. chevanlol360

    chevanlol360 Android Expert


    Doesnt mater what company as long as its a Ultra, and i just checked it and downloaded it. its fine, sometimes it might say that on the mobile site.
     
  5. DMajor239

    DMajor239 Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    The whole point is, is that I want the sprint stock not boost. I would like to know how to use Odin though :(
     
  6. DMajor239

    DMajor239 Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    This is the error i get when i start up cwm: you must root your phone for ROM manager to function. Superuser was not found at "/system/bin/su" or "/system/xbin/su". Use google search on your computer to find instructions to root your phone.
     
  7. jdogrambo

    jdogrambo Android Enthusiast

    He has one made for sprint
     
  8. chevanlol360

    chevanlol360 Android Expert

    Wait your using ROM manager???? Install the custom cwm we have here for the Ultra. ROM manager will brick your phone.
     
  9. DMajor239

    DMajor239 Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Yes i been tryng to root this phone and use cwm or rom manager whatever its called off this site. What i did on my other phone was flash the cwm we have and then installed the app and it worked fine. But i been tryng to root this phone and it gives me an error every single tme try to root it.
     
  10. DMajor239

    DMajor239 Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Does anybody know how I can copy and paste what shows up on my cmd? I get a bunch of errors sayin unable to copy su into folders.
     
  11. BLuFeNiX

    BLuFeNiX Well-Known Member

    When are you free? I can root your phone remotely (TeamViewer). PM me.
     
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  12. DMajor239

    DMajor239 Android Expert
    Thread Starter


    I'll be home in a few hours. Would the phone need to have wifi or is 3g good enough? I get full bars right where I'll be at.
     
  13. Loota

    Loota Android Enthusiast

    Yeah right click and choose select all and then select what you want to copy
     
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  14. DMajor239

    DMajor239 Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    thnx Loota, this is what i get:
    Code (Text):
    1.  
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    3.  
    4.             OCR for Transform Ultra
    5.  
    6.              Using zergRush
    7.          (All credit for exploit go to the creators)
    8.  
    9.              One Clicks Done by
    10.             Interdpth and Shabbypenguin
    11.  
    12.  
    13. cannot stat 'zergRush': No such file or directory
    14. Unable to chmod /data/local/tmp/zergRush: No such file or directory
    15. ./zergRush: not found
    16. Wait for phone to reconnect...
    17. * daemon not running. starting it now *
    18. * daemon started successfully *
    19. mount: Operation not permitted
    20. 134 KB/s (4292 bytes in 0.031s)
    21. Copying files onto phone...
    22. failed to copy 'su' to '/system/xbin/su': Read-only file system
    23. failed to copy 'Superuser.apk' to '/system/app/Superuser.apk': Read-only file sy
    24. stem
    25. failed to copy 'busybox' to '/system/xbin/busybox': Read-only file system
    26. failed to copy 'remount' to '/system/xbin/remount': Read-only file system
    27. Setting permissions...
    28. Unable to chmod /system/xbin/busybox: No such file or directory
    29. Unable to chmod /system/xbin/remount: No such file or directory
    30. Unable to chmod /system/xbin/su: No such file or directory
    31. Unable to chmod /system/xbin/su: No such file or directory
    32. link failed Read-only file system
    33. Installing busybox...
    34. /system/xbin/busybox: not found
    35. Cleaning up files...
    36. rm failed for /data/local/tmp/zergRush, No such file or directory
    37. rm failed for /data/local/tmp/boomsh, No such file or directory
    38. rm failed for /data/local/tmp/sh, No such file or directory
    39.    You should have root!
    40.  
    41.    Have a wonderful day!
    42. Press any key to continue . . .
     
  15. smith058

    smith058 Android Expert

    You did enable debugging right? Also try redownloading, file might have gotten corrupted ... also have you tested su by running an apply that requires root. Reinstall Samsung drivers.

    I'm sure you have already double checked these, just trying to help in case you have not.
    Good luck.... if all else fails, hail Odin.
     
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  16. Loota

    Loota Android Enthusiast

    I second what smith said.. awhile back I had reinstalled starscrom to see if I could get usb tethering working on it.. not the same install but it was a zerg rush process... it failed the first time the same as yours did and I rebooted my phone, redownloaded the file and reinstalled it worked the second time
     
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  17. DMajor239

    DMajor239 Android Expert
    Thread Starter


    Yea I had debbugin enabled. And yes I downloaded su an tried opening cwm but it told me that I had to have my phone rooted first. I'll try redownloading 2morrow and as for the drivers, interdepths link is dead.
     
  18. Loota

    Loota Android Enthusiast

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  19. DMajor239

    DMajor239 Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    The links to root are also dead.

    Edit: OK I just found the zipped folder on my downloads folder. I unzipped it and my antivirus detected a virus...so I guess it kept deleting a file which caused the bat file not to work properly. I just paused and I'm going to try to reroot.
    2nd edit: OK I've rooted successfully.

    Thank you ALL for helping me out!
     
  20. smith058

    smith058 Android Expert

    Lol ... I hate when that happens! :pound:
     
  21. chevanlol360

    chevanlol360 Android Expert

    Lol ikr, and its allways the last thing we would ever think of haha.
     
  22. StevetotheH

    StevetotheH Lurker

    Can anyone verify that S.O.C.-Zegrush method works for phones on latest 2.3.6 update? I get the same thing DMajor239 was getting. Do I have to odin back to earlier version and then update after root? Never had a problem before on Samsung phones. Yes all the simple stuff A.V. null, proper drivers (can push .apk's through adb) shown in Dev Mgr correctly, etc.... Anyone with 2.3.6 update pre-root WITH SUCCESS feel free to chime away.

    2.3.6
    S:M930.02 x.FC29
    KERNAL 2.6.35.7
    B.N. GINGERBREAD.FC29
     

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