[maemo-users] How to Get Root Access on the N810

From: ext Jesper Cheetah mail at jespercheetah.dk
Date: Wed Jun 25 11:29:25 EEST 2008
On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 10:04:38AM +0300, Eero Tamminen wrote:
> Hi,
> ext Jesper Cheetah wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 11:48:00PM -0400, Jonathan Greene wrote:
>>> install becomeroot - http://www.gronmayer.com/it/dl.php?id=136
>> Are you sure that's still necessary? I'm fairly confident that for the
>> last.. several firmware versions, at least since xterm became default,
>> I've been able to just jump right in and do sudo gainroot.
> Are you using RD mode?  I think RD mode setting is in the CAL area[1].
> At least it's not cleared when you flash the device.

Hmm, now that you mention it.. I vaguely remember setting that flag when
flashing a long time ago. So that explains why I never need to jump
through hoops just to get root :)

Any negative effect of leaving RD on?

Jesper Cheetah

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