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

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Wed Jun 25 16:56:44 EEST 2008

ext ext Jesper Cheetah wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 10:04:38AM +0300, Eero Tamminen 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?

- device can more easily start by accident in your bag
   (no delay in pressing the power key)
- consumes more battery
- disables battery type checks

	- Eero

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