Post Reply

[01-05-11]-GingerBreak Root Exploit...WORKING on S-OFF

OP MarylandCookie

21st April 2011, 08:45 PM   |  #1  
MarylandCookie's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag Birmingham, UK
Thanks Meter: 349
 
1,214 posts
Join Date:Joined: May 2010
Donate to Me
More
I have managed to S-OFF my Desire S and can confirm that GingerBreak v1.2 DOES work on a S-OFF DS.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1044765

Simply S-OFF your DS, install the app and run it.
You will get the following message:

"Not sure what happened here. Either the exploit failed or the reboot failed. Please reboot manually and see if you have SuperUser!"

Reboot your handset manually and you should have SuperUser installed with root access. However you will need to install busybox from the market manually or from within Titanium Backup.

Happy Rooting for those with S-OFF.
Last edited by MarylandCookie; 1st May 2011 at 01:05 PM.
The Following 8 Users Say Thank You to MarylandCookie For This Useful Post: [ View ]
22nd April 2011, 12:51 AM   |  #2  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 45
 
246 posts
Join Date:Joined: Sep 2010
Donate to Me
More
As long as you have s-on ita kinda useless, but it will give you root, its only temp though... But will give the devs some more working space, I do like!
22nd April 2011, 07:09 AM   |  #3  
Senior Member
Flag Copenhagen, Denmark
Thanks Meter: 91
 
1,179 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2010
More
I didn't even get temp root
I lost a few apps, I had to istall again
22nd April 2011, 08:56 AM   |  #4  
baste07's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Manila
Thanks Meter: 270
 
4,354 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jun 2009
More
yeah i tried this one out earlier, doesn't get the job done yet, but it is at the earlier stages, only a matter of time.
22nd April 2011, 03:45 PM   |  #5  
Emblema's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Cagliari
Thanks Meter: 17
 
217 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jun 2006
Donate to Me
More
Thumbs down
The new 1.1 does not work on the device S-ON.
22nd April 2011, 04:17 PM   |  #6  
baste07's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Manila
Thanks Meter: 270
 
4,354 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jun 2009
More
yeah still doesn't work yet. hopefully soon. or another expoit to put our phones into s-off
22nd April 2011, 04:32 PM   |  #7  
Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
36 posts
Join Date:Joined: May 2008
Yep don't work on s-on
Waiting......

Sent from my HTC Desire S using XDA Premium App
22nd April 2011, 05:57 PM   |  #8  
Emblema's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Cagliari
Thanks Meter: 17
 
217 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jun 2006
Donate to Me
More
Red face
Quote:
Originally Posted by baste07

...or another expoit to put our phones into s-off

Is a dream !!
23rd April 2011, 07:36 AM   |  #9  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 37
 
493 posts
Join Date:Joined: Feb 2010
Okay, I've tried the GingerBreak1.1
The thing is, it rooted my S-ON Desire S with 128mb SD card that I made as a Gold Card inserted. But frustratingly a lot of applications has been force closing.
I did make the 8G memory card that comes with the package into a Gold Card, too. Assuming that it will be successful...but unfortunately, it is NOT.

I'm going to take out of my mind the whole rooting of Desire S for the meantime. Then visit XDA after a month or two...
23rd April 2011, 10:06 AM   |  #10  
MarylandCookie's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag Birmingham, UK
Thanks Meter: 349
 
1,214 posts
Join Date:Joined: May 2010
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by titus1

Okay, I've tried the GingerBreak1.1
The thing is, it rooted my S-ON Desire S with 128mb SD card that I made as a Gold Card inserted. But frustratingly a lot of applications has been force closing.
I did make the 8G memory card that comes with the package into a Gold Card, too. Assuming that it will be successful...but unfortunately, it is NOT.

I'm going to take out of my mind the whole rooting of Desire S for the meantime. Then visit XDA after a month or two...

You should post your findings in the apps thread so that the dev can fix/modify it where necessary. Can you provide a logcat too?

"ChainFires" post on Logcat:

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chainfire

For logcat you need adb, but no special priviliges. Run from command line:

adb logcat -d > logcat.txt

and voila you have the logcat. Also, the output of:

adb shell ls -l /system/bin/su

and

adb shell ls -l /system/app/*uper*

both before and after attempting the root, will be helpful for me! Note that the the result may be "nothing" - that is not weird.


Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Top Threads in Desire S Android Development by ThreadRank