Root for RC8

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# Hold Camera button, and press Power button to entry Boot loader mode
# Hold Camera button, and press Power button to entry Boot loader mode
# Press Power button to start upgrade procedure
# Press Power button to start upgrade procedure
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# After finish, perform the soft reset to reboot.
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# After it finishes, press the trackball and perform a soft reset by pressing "Call" + "Menu" + "End" to reboot.
When you are done, do not forget to follow the steps [[Rooting Android]] and then [[Keeping Root]]
When you are done, do not forget to follow the steps [[Rooting Android]] and then [[Keeping Root]]

Revision as of 05:49, 4 January 2009

Root for RC8 (UK version, US users please see Root For RC30)

It has been prophesized for weeks now, but it is finally here. A rollback method for RC8 users who want root. This method is a full device flash that will roll you back to RC7 which still has the root bug. After doing this you can then follow the instructions on Rooting Android and then Keeping Root to get yourself up to RC8 modified version that lets you keep root.

Files

You will need the .nbh file to perform this. It can be downloaded here: RC7NBH.zip (download on your pc) or DREAIMG.nbh (download on your G1)


Mirrors for the .zip file: koushikduttas site or Megaupload

Installing

Instructions from Disconnects site (gotontheinter.net):

  1. Format the SD card to FAT32 mode (this is sometimes needed. image not always found if other files are on the sd card)
  2. Copy image file DREAMIMG.nbh to the SD card
  3. Turn the device power off and insert SD card
  4. Hold Camera button, and press Power button to entry Boot loader mode
  5. Press Power button to start upgrade procedure
  6. After it finishes, press the trackball and perform a soft reset by pressing "Call" + "Menu" + "End" to reboot.

When you are done, do not forget to follow the steps Rooting Android and then Keeping Root

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