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20th June 2014, 04:22 AM |#2  
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Originally Posted by doublehp


I have rooted my phone using
(in short, it's using SuperSU 2.00)

After some efforts, Root Checker says i am fine. I can get id 0 from adb, and via ssh.

But ... Busybox fails to install.

And if I remount /system RW, and mess in there a bit (like mkdir /system/tmp ), the mess is removed after reboot. Changes are not permanent.

Must I change my su app for superuser mentionned in the FAQ of the section (via recovery) ? Are there things to do before this migration ?

Other possible issues ?

I am used to fully unlocked HTC Sensation, where I changes to /system are easily permanent. But it was done using an exploit, few before HTC allowed rooting officially. Rooted M8 does not seem as much friendly ...

I *really* need busybox to work, and make permanent changes to /system. I am stuck.


The /system partition is write protected on stock, meaning you can't add, modify, or delete files there. To disable this, you need to flash a kernel or rom with this disabled. Pretty much all sense based roms/kernels will state this in the features. I believe S-Off also disables it if you want to go the extra mile.

PS: Write protection is disabled in recovery. That is why superuser/root could be installed there.
PPS: Here is the kernel I run (protection disabled):
Last edited by akitten007; 20th June 2014 at 04:25 AM.