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Root Root method?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by clockwork58, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. clockwork58

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    Is there one that would work for this phone yet? I don't think many people have it yet. I wonder if root methods for Galaxy S would work for this as well, but I hate being a guinea pig.
     

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  2. superbean

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    Squeek Squeek. let us know if they work ^.^ Im waiting to buy it based upon being able to root and run custom roms. Really hope its rootable!
     
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    Well the processor is a tegra 2, (pretty good proc.), so however that is rooted this should be rooted by.
     
  4. clockwork58

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    Which method do you guys recommend? I'm coming over from the x10 community where there were a lot of roms and rooting methods available.

    I'm not caught up on the what people are using on the Captivate/Galaxy S series.
     
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    Rooting has to do with the kernel being ran, not the platform/proc?
    Samsung has not yet released the kernel for our phone so threres not a whole lot to be done yet. Soon though, either that or lawsuits over the GPL.
     
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    Agreed. It sure makes me appreciate how honest and forthcoming Nokia was with the n900 (in retrospect).

    I put in a request with the Samsung Open Source Release Center for (at least) the kernel source. Getting impatient though.
     
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    I am hoping there will be a European model soon, and fully unlocked..

    Otherwise I will have to hope for an unlock/root method to be discovered so I can buy an ex ATT one off eBay.
     
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    we got root..it's on xda "rooting the captivate glide"
     
  9. clockwork58

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    Woot Woot! I know.

    But it's not working for me. [you can see my posts there]
    Hope i get it working on my work pc.
     
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    Check it out
     
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    Got my issue solved and now I'm rooted. Woot!
     
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    How hard is it really to root?: I Have read the xda thread numerous times but I am nervous. I jailbroke my iPhone successfully but unjailbreaking it was scary. Is rooting as simple as jailbreaking?
     
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    Go for it. I did my first root last night and custom ROM and it was a breeze. Today I rooted my GIO and my kid's Captive. Make sure your read the thread before doing anything. I got cocky rooting my kid's phone and downloaded a bad zip. I was able to fix, but I learned a hard lesson.

    Good Luck. :)
     

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