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By starcms, Senior Member on 7th April 2014, 12:13 AM
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While we wait for a working recovery, is it possible to install SuperSU (not to xbin as Weaksauce did)?
 
 
7th April 2014, 12:22 AM |#2  
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While we wait for a working recovery, is it possible to install SuperSU (not to xbin as Weaksauce did)?

This really should be in the Q/A forum but I believe you would need to push an insecure kernel before SuperSU will work without WeakSauce.
7th April 2014, 12:24 AM |#3  
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This really should be in the Q/A forum but I believe you would need to push an insecure kernel before SuperSU will work without WeakSauce.

you need to first flash an insecure kernel which will grant /system write access. you can do this in fastboot... fastboot flash boot boot.img
7th April 2014, 12:29 AM |#4  
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you need to first flash an insecure kernel which will grant /system write access. you can do this in fastboot... fastboot flash boot boot.img

Where you get the boot.img from?

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7th April 2014, 12:35 AM |#5  
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I think a working recovery was just posted in the dev section.
7th April 2014, 12:39 AM |#6  
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I think a working recovery was just posted in the dev section.

Thank you sir

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7th April 2014, 12:41 AM |#7  
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I think a working recovery was just posted in the dev section.

Not as of 7:40. The TWRP posted does not boot. DO NOT FLASH the Sprint version alluded to there. That would be VERY bad

OOPS. Sorry see CWM is there now.

EDIT: that is not working yet either. I'd hold tight for a couple days and let the devs get these sorted out.
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SuperSU installed with working recovery now in dev section.

Just curious, how can we flash .zips (including SuperSU) if we still have a secure boot.img?
7th April 2014, 01:39 AM |#9  
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SuperSU installed with working recovery now in dev section.

Just curious, how can we flash .zips (including SuperSU) if we still have a secure boot.img?

Soff trumps all. Flashed su here no issues

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