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08-16-2012, 08:48 PM
how do i root my droid x ? p

Nemo aeternamn
08-16-2012, 10:33 PM
under setting/about phone... what's your system version?
a little info and we can help you out

Nemo aeternamn
08-16-2012, 11:22 PM
for being on the latest update... here's a bit of info

I took .621 and I want to root!

Congratulations, you are lucky as a root method has been confirmed working. This is where it will involve flashing Milestone X firmware (a Milestone X is a generic, non-Verizon Droid X, the have the same hardware). To keep it simple, we are able to flash this firmware because it has the newer CDT/Device Tree that stops us from reverting to earlier versions, but the software is rootable/exploitable. It is also incidentally a newer version of Android. Anyways; essentially what you want to do is flash the .604 SBF via either Linux or a 1KDS ezSBF Live Disc. I will include a link to the manual method via Linux if you want the fairly more difficult path, otherwise just use the 1KDS ezSBF. Both are linked in post two.

The most important point here is this MUST be done via Linux, either manually or the 1KDS ezSBF (which is a custom Linux distro you boot via CD/USB). If you attempt this via RSD Lite, you will flash your radio to a non-Verizon system and lose data and just generally break a bunch of stuff. So DON’T DO IT!

Once you have flashed to the .604 system version you need to root. If you are using the 1KDS ezSBF disc it has a root option that it will provide after you SBF. If you do it manually, the root method that is used is Zergrush v4 (links in 2nd post)

takin from this thread http://www.droidxforums.com/forum/droid-x-general-discussion/45783-important-info-621-update.html

(http://www.droidxforums.com/forum/droid-x-general-discussion/45783-important-info-621-update.html)and for the ez dick... you can grab it here

Nemo aeternamn
08-16-2012, 11:43 PM
to be able to root 621 right now... the only way that they have is by burning a linux disc or mount the iso to a flash drive memory card