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  1. bigbdroid

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    Hi all,

    I just rooted my phone using this as my guideHow to Root/ROM Your HTC Evo V 4g with HTCdev and Fastboot - Android Forums at AndroidCentral.com

    However, the strange thing is that I can't use any terminal emulator to do root commands. I can't even do the super simple command "reboot". My question is why can't I do any push commands?

    I have used su checker and everything checks out except for sudo. I have even flashed miui and harmonia to no avail. They work but I still can't use push commands.

    I'm currently running:
    stock "patched" rom
    twrp 2.3.3.0 recovery (I've used 1.1.1 and all the others)
    busybox 1.20.2
    stock hboot (unlocked) s-on

    if I forgot anything that you might need to know please ask.
     

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    Use "su" to get a root command prompt. The "sudo" command is not available in Android.

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    This ain't Debian my friend.

    As stated, su will drop you to root prompt.
     
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    I know all this and I do use su to get to root.

    My question is why does the su command not give me full permission?

    I have cleared superuser of all apps and had them re-request su privlages. I choose allow. I enter su. The every command returns not permitted.

    Oh and I just started getting an error message in recovery.

    E: bad boot message
    "time"
     
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    My only thought is the twrp recovery you are using.

    Install 4ext and re-flash.
     
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    Did you change your bootloader or recovery? If so, format dalvik+cache and reboot recovery.

    All the commands supported by busybox work fine for me in the terminal emulator app once I issue the "su" command and approve the superuser access request.

    You do have busybox installed, right?

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    I haven't done anything to the bootloader other than the unlock through hdev. I started originally with twrp 1.1.1 and moved up to their touch recovery. Did the wipe. And busybox installed without issue.
     
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