[maemo-users] Getting root on OS2008

From: Tuomas Kulve tuomas at kulve.fi
Date: Sun Dec 30 16:03:55 EET 2007
Ari Yrjölä wrote:
> Marius Gedminas <marius at pov.lt> writes:
>> Easy!
>>  1. Enable the Maemo Extras repository
>>  2. Install openssh
>>  3. Define a root password (openssh's installer prompts you for this)
> Doesn't ask anything here with N800.

Did work for me with n800 & os2008.

> Red pill + 'sudo gainroot' doesn't work either for me:

Red pill mode and "sudo gainroot" doesn't have anything to do with each

> ~ $ sudo gainroot
> cal_read_block(r&d_mode): size zero, block not found?
> Enable RD mode if you want to break your device

You need to use the linux flasher tool to enable the R&D mode and to get
the "sudo gainroot" to work. The ssh thing is easier though.


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