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Tablet [A700] EasyRoot 2.0

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24th October 2012, 11:48 PM   |  #1  
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*** CAUTION ***
*** FOR A700 ONLY ***
*** FLASH AT YOUR OWN RISK ***

I've been getting back into the swing of thing's and decided to upload these insecure boot images for you all
The boot ramdisk is based on the EMEA.GB Jelly Bean ROM but should work for all A700's

About EasyRoot:
  • Patched Based on latest RV10RC01.EMEA.GB
  • Fully insecure boot.img
  • Full ADB access to /system
  • Installs latest cwm
  • Installs su and busybox
  • Can also be used to FULLY remove root (Does not relock bootloader)

You need:
  • Acer Iconia Tab A700 with an unlocked bootloader & already be running Jelly Bean

How to use:
  • Download zip and extract it on your computer
  • Run the included easyroot.bat
  • Follow onscreen intructions

Download:
Thanks to:
  • Moscow Desire
  • pawitp
  • chainfire
  • plus all those who helped to crack open the A700
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25th October 2012, 03:02 AM   |  #2  
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Totally new, here...Been working on doing this for an hour and just got it installed..Now I'm at the SuperSu step. How exactly do I install SuperSu from CWM?

Okay..Install the exact same way you install the other zip. This tablet wrecks my nerves, and I can't stand messing with it. I've heard so many horror stories of bricks and I saved for a long time to have enough cash to buy this thing.

Thanks for your work, I've finally got my JB rooted and can play with my emulators and screenshot tools again.
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25th October 2012, 04:16 AM   |  #3  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Vorbeth

*** CAUTION ***
*** FOR A700 ONLY ***
*** FLASH AT YOUR OWN RISK ***

I've been getting back into the swing of thing's and decided to upload these insecure boot images for you all
The boot ramdisk is based on the EMEA.GB Jelly Bean ROM but should work for all A700's

About the boot.img:
  • Patched Based on latest RV10RC01.EMEA.GB
  • IconiaN - Built from Acer Jelly Bean kernel source
  • Fully insecured boot.img
  • Full ADB access to /system

You need:
  • Acer Iconia Tab A700 with unlocked bootloader & already be running Jelly Bean
  • ClockworkMod Recovery - 6.0.1.5 or newer

How to flash:
  • Download zip and place it on your virtual or external SD card
  • Boot your phone into ClockworkMod Recovery (via adb or with a key combo)
  • In main menu, select "install zip from sdcard"
  • Select "choose zip from sdcard" and browse to the location of zip
  • After flashing process is complete, reboot the device

Alternative install for Stock patched kernel ONLY:
  • Reboot to bootloader
  • Extract boot.img from the zip
  • Flash boot.img via fastboot

How to get root:
Download:
Thanks to:
  • Moscow Desire
  • pawitp
  • chainfire
  • plus all those who helped to crack open the A700

(Kernel is unchanged from Acer other than a single "tag" line in defconfig, I will follow GPL and upload kernel source on request)

OK..don't want to sound dumb here. My bootloader is already unlocked. What steps do I need to do to get rooted? I'm not sure so I figured it was better to ask then to guess and mess things up! Thanks to all of you that do these things for us....

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25th October 2012, 04:18 PM   |  #4  
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I'm sure it is a coincidence, but as soon as I finished, my external SD card became unreadable/unmountable. Trying it in my PC and it says it needs to be formatted. All my data was lost. (Well...Maybe...I'm trying some recovery stuff before I give up and reformat).
25th October 2012, 05:33 PM   |  #5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ExtremeRyno

I'm sure it is a coincidence, but as soon as I finished, my external SD card became unreadable/unmountable. Trying it in my PC and it says it needs to be formatted. All my data was lost. (Well...Maybe...I'm trying some recovery stuff before I give up and reformat).

You can look in the install script, it never touches the external sd card.
I think a lot of these issues are still related to cwm, I'm looking at it a bit to see what's really happeneing.
25th October 2012, 05:41 PM   |  #6  
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After flash this KERNEL, MY A700 can't read a NTFS ext-sdcard..
25th October 2012, 06:09 PM   |  #7  
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I was able to recover all my files, but still had to reformat the card. Not too big of a deal.
25th October 2012, 06:30 PM   |  #8  
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Try the stock one. Source built may not have ntfs enabled.
Seems acer don't release the exact source they actually compile and release

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26th October 2012, 01:44 AM   |  #9  
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But... your kernel release the t3 cpu to 1.4Ghz
better then support NTFS.
26th October 2012, 08:01 AM   |  #10  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by casper326

But... your kernel release the t3 cpu to 1.4Ghz
better then support NTFS.

Once I have moved house I will get everything setup properly and work more on the kernel

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