[maemo-users] [maemo-users] risk of gain root on new devices

From: Ville Ranki ville.ranki at iki.fi
Date: Fri Jan 20 14:11:35 EET 2006
On Fri, 2006-01-20 at 11:23 +0100, booiiing wrote:
> the mentioned hardware-failure has nothing to do with the root-access
> or r&d-mode.
> we first had this impression because the same hardware-failure occured
> to two different persons after they went through that howto.
> i think the warning can be savely removed.

The probable cause was bad hardware + rebooting. Maybe there should
be a note that this can happen. Actually i would recommend all new
owners to reboot the device using flasher few times so that the 
possible hardware failure would occur and the device could be taken
to warranty service.

-- Ville Ranki                     oh3gbq
   ville.ranki at iki.fi              040-757 2533

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