mic_888 · Apr 5, 2011 at 03:00 am

FuguRoot: Root Any Stock SGS ROM Safely

If you own a Samsung Galaxy S i9000 and want to be able to root any stock SGS ROM safely, take a look at XDA forum member nikademus‘s kernel.

The XDA member has created a kernel based on fugumod, which supports all filesystems and has only one purpose – rooting any SGS stock ROM.

It installs busybox and SuperUser and the dev states it is safer than rooting using other all purpose kernels since it does not try to start Android after rooting. This means that there is no filesystem corruption that is possible.

You’ll need to flash the stock ROM and download the image for Heimdall or Odin, flash the image with either Heimdall or Odin, boot once and then reflash the original kernel.

For more information and for the download links, head on over to the forum thread.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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