[maemo-users] What is the risk to enable RD Mode in X Terminal on N900?

From: Andre Klapper aklapper at openismus.com
Date: Wed Apr 21 14:16:57 EEST 2010
Am Mittwoch, den 21.04.2010, 14:48 +0400 schrieb khalid khan:
> I found this link
> " http://lovemynokia.com/how-to-check-credit-and-other-details-in-nokia-n900-with-a-touch-of-a-widget " which has given all the information to install & use USSD Widget on Nokia N900 which is quite impressive.

Why don't you use Application Manager to install USSD widget, instead of
using X terminal?

> But when i tried the first step in X Terminal by entering sudo
> gainroot it shows " Enable RD mode if you want to break your device "

Installing rootsh from Extras makes more sense IMO.

> what does it mean? Is enabling the RD mode dangerous to usual
> functions of N900 operations or does it makes device out of warranty

Maybe negative results fo using R&D should be listed on
http://wiki.maemo.org/R&D_mode .
But as written before: You don't need it.

Andre Klapper (maemo.org bugmaster)

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