HOW TO ROOT Xperia X8

Windows: (GUI)
DOWNLOAD THE ZIP FILE AND PROCEED
1.) Connect phon to Windows PC and activate USB-Debugging (DO NOT MOUNT THE SD-CARD!!!!)
2.) Run the program, click root and you are done

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Linux/Max: (Shell)
adb push rageagainstthecage /data/local/tmp/trageagainstthecage
adb push su /data/local/tmp/su
adb push superuser.apk /data/local/tmp/superuser.apk
adb shell
-> $ cd /data/local/tmp
-> $ chmod 755 rageagainstthecage
-> $ ./rageagainstthecage
You will see some text explaining the exploit and it will drop you to normal bash after done.
Now again:
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

Done

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Have fun

Regards
Bin4ry

P.S: If it doesn't work the first time just re-run the program once or twice.


If you got "waiting for device" and nothing happens please reinstall the dirver for the X8:
(thanks to james_lau80)
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1. download the x8 usb drivers at the following link and download the "X8drives.zip":
http://developer.sonyericsson.com/co...99811445.node0

2. update the driver at the device manager

3. switch on the usb debugging mode at x8

4. restart both pc and x8 just in case

5. launch the "super one click"

6. connect the x8 with the pc but dont mount the sd card

7. click "root" and wait

8. a popup window will be shown that the device is rooted
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