After my recent experience with broken su and sudo commands in a failed system upgrade, I realized that although disabling the root account has many advantages, one of the disadvantage is that I can’t login as root in the terminal when I’m physically in front of the system. This is a major issue if su,… Read more »
This post explains what happens when su, sudo, and their variants are executed.
I just discovered Voodoo OTA Rootkeeper, which makes a backup copy of root (su) and could restore root after any OTA update. I guess this is useful for me since I haven’t installed any custom roms on these two devices (yet) and am able to do OTA updates. The app does not work with all… Read more »