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[Instructions] Xperia X8 Root

17th October 2010, 08:39 PM |#1  
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New Method:
Download Flashtool from here:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=920746

And follow the instructions!

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17th October 2010, 08:40 PM |#2  
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bin4ry you su binary is incorrect and the exe are don't func sometime
i've atached a zip with a running su binary and without the exe

you need to to the manual way but it's verry easy.
you can use bin4ry first part of her manual but in the second he has make some Mistakes. please type in the secon part:
adb shell
-> # cd /data/local/tmp
-> # mount -o remount,rw -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock0 /system
-> # cat su > /system/bin/su
-> # cat superuser.apk > /system/app/superuser.apk
-> # chmod 06777 /system/bin/su
-> # chmod 777 /system/app/superuser.apk
-> # reboot
after rebooting you have root
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17th October 2010, 08:54 PM |#3  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wolfilein

maybe you should post the manual way without windows
for example mac or linux too
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Done

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17th October 2010, 08:55 PM |#4  
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perfect
only Max should be Mac
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17th October 2010, 08:57 PM |#5  
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Thank you, bin4ry! I will try it as soon as I get my x8, which should be tomorrow.
17th October 2010, 09:05 PM |#6  
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Thank you, bin4ry! I will try it as soon as I get my x8, which should be tomorrow.

Here is a confirmation that it works

http://ip208-100-42-21.static.xda-de...3&postcount=29

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17th October 2010, 09:34 PM |#7  
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Here is a confirmation that it works


It does not work for me, unfortunately, this is what I get:

Killing ADB Server...

OK

Starting ADB Server...
* daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 *
* daemon started successfully *

OK

Waiting for device...

OK

Pushing rageagainstthecage...
351 KB/s (5392 bytes in 0.015s)

OK

chmod rageagainstthecage...

OK

Running rageagainstthecage...
ROOTED

Getting mount path...
/dev/block/mtdblock0
OK

Remounting system with read-write access...

OK

Pushing su...
949 KB/s (26264 bytes in 0.027s)

OK

Pushing superuser.apk...
1279 KB/s (196521 bytes in 0.150s)

OK

chmod su...

OK

Remounting system with read-only access...

OK

Device was not rooted!
FAILED
17th October 2010, 09:36 PM |#8  
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uhh
try the manually way
but it seems that even if that all wil work
the su binary is incorrect so you become an error after typi ng su
17th October 2010, 09:41 PM |#9  
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Exactly...
I'm not sure which su binary to use?
Current says this:
$ su
link_image[1665]: 2263 could not load needed library 'libbinder.so' for 'su' (load_library[1011]: Library 'libbinder.so' not found)CANNOT LINK EXECUTABLE
17th October 2010, 09:43 PM |#10  
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use the one in this zip file:
http://www.mediafire.com/file/73e29s...id_x10mini.zip
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