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Default How to root your GC100 Galaxy Camera

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This cannot hurt your device because full recovery is simply a 1.1gig Odin flash away.

Introduction:
This is a Rooted Galaxy Camera CF AutoRoot based on GC100XXALK1.

You Will Need:
Instructions:
  • unzip the CF-Auto-Root-gd1-ekgc100.tar.md5 from the zip package to a place you can find it.
  • Launch the Odin3 application


  • place CF-Auto-Root-gd1-ekgc100.tar.md5 in the "PDA" section
  • Put your device into Download Mode:
    Remove and replace the battery.
    Press "Volume down+Camera+Power".
  • Connect your device to your machine
  • click start


Conclusion
By default, this device does not show a Warning Triangle. In the future it may. Go back to stock by using the 1.1G recovery package above after using TriangleAway by Chainfire.
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would the method for overclocking below work on the galaxy camera ? or would you need a custom fix ? (s3 overclocking)

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1827635

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This is untested. This cannot hurt your device because full recovery is simply a 1.1gig Odin flash away.

Introduction:
This is a Rooted Galaxy Camera system.img based on GC100XXALK1. I have bestowed upon it the following modifications.

Added:
SuperSU: /system/app/Superuser.apk (SuperSU authentication app)
Switch User binary: /system/xbin/su (switch user binary needed for superuser)
Busybox: /system/xbin/busybox (a bunch of command line tools usually installed when rooting)
Bash: /system/xbin/bash (the best scriptable shell ever)

You Will Need:
Instructions:
  • unzip the RootedGalaxyCamOdinPackageInside.zip and place the RootedGalaxyCamera.tar.md5 in a place you can find it.
  • Launch the Odin3 application


  • place RootedGalaxyCamera.tar.md5 in the "PDA" section
  • connect your device
  • click start

Conclusion:
You're rooted. (or you're not) either way, leave feedback. If it does not work, flash back using the stock image link above.

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^^Great.

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would the method for overclocking below work on the galaxy camera ? or would you need a custom fix ? (s3 overclocking)

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1827635

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You probly wouldn't want to run that kernel. I'm not a kernel guy so I can't tell you for sure.
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I just picked up a at&t version of this camera at a at&t store and a update came up right after turning on. Will the root method work if I update it
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I just picked up a at&t version of this camera at a at&t store and a update came up right after turning on. Will the root method work if I update it
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Will this replace the stock recovery? And if so can this be backed up/restored with Odin?

I tend to run pretty much stock (and use something like Voodoo OTA rootkeeper to keep root).


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[QUOTE=molotov_sh;34462793]Will this replace the stock recovery? And if so can this be backed up/restored with Odin?

I tend to run pretty much stock (and use something like Voodoo OTA rootkeeper to keep root).[QUOTE]it will flash GC100XXALK1 recovery. the real work is in the cache. Don't worry about the recovery. If you're worried about warranty, then just flash GC100XXALK1 to your device and call it a day.
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This mean this, after I root, I have and CWM, it is corect?
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This mean this, after I root, I have and CWM, it is corect?
No. CWM requires someone with knowledge of kernel development. Unfortunately my forte is hardware and software. I suck at firmware and middle-ware. That requires C language which is where I draw my line.

As far as I know, there are no kernel developers working on this device thus far.
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