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12th March 2014, 08:56 PM   |  #1  
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Firewater S-off for HTC One XL!

Firstly let me say that this isn't my own work, all credit goes to @beaups and @Fuses for bringing this to our device.

Firewater is a new method for achieving s-off on HTC devices.

For everyone that has taken the 5.18 at&t update before unlocking you should be able to use Firewater. It has a temp root feature which will enable you to get s-off on your device, once you have s-off you can get SuperCID via a simple fastboot command (fastboot oem writecid 11111111), then you can unlock your bootloader at htcdev. I'd really appreciate any feedback on whether this works for you.

This is just a simple thread to get this method some exposure for users with our device. As per the licensing section on the site and beaup's wishes I cannot include the download or instructions in this thread. However, we can have this thread serve as a troubleshooting/help location for the One XL. Alternatively, support for rumrunner s-off is available at #rumrunners on the freenode and andirc networks. Please make sure you meet all of the requirements before contacting support.

Firewater S-off.

Please go give beaups and Fuses a bunch of thanks for their work!

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12th March 2014, 10:56 PM   |  #2  
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I'll try this in a little bit. I'll post back and see of it works.

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Hey

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Has anyone tested this? I will try here in about 30 mins

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I have an unlocked bootloader and supercid. Folowwed directions and it didn't work. Just quit after chugging the first bottle. Now I'm kinda stuck with s-on until I flash cm tonight.

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Hmmmmm..... well I'm total stock with the new update and sense 5. I'm gonna give it a shot.

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Hmmmmm..... well I'm total stock with the new update and sense 5. I'm gonna give it a shot.

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Your situation is the situation I'm really interested in, we really need to find out whether it's possible to unlock the bootloader after taking the 5.18 update. Let me know how you go.

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Your situation is the situation I'm really interested in, we really need to find out whether it's possible to unlock the bootloader after taking the 5.18 update. Let me know how you go.

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Unfortunately I won't know until tomorrow when I can get to a laptop. I was gonna do it today, but couldn't. I'll let u know tomorrow after work unless someone else beats me to it.

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Doesn't work for me.
Stock at&t 4.2.2 (firmware 5.18), bootloader locked, s-on. Output on temproot: [*] Attempting to acquire root. This will take 5-10 minutes, be patient
error in setsockopt().
Failed to get prepare_kernel_cred address.
Failed to get commit_creds address.
Failed to get ptmx_fops address.
Failed to setup variables.
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Well that's a shame, thanks for the feedback though. If anybody else can please attempt this also that'd be great.

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Well that's a shame, thanks for the feedback though. If anybody else can please attempt this also that'd be great.

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I agree we need a few more people to test, as new as the guy that did test is. it could be a simple mistake as having anti virus on the computer, etc.

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