Google Nexus One : Fix blank SU request screen when using Wired or Wireless Tethering (rooted)

   Posted January 10, 2010 by Jimmy Selix in Android

This recipe is for the more brave geeks with a rooted Nexus One who can’t get wired or wifi tethering working. This resolves the blank SU screen that may hang.

Requirements for this recipe:
rooted Google Nexus One (quick overview below)
–unlocked bootloader via fastboot options
–installed Amon_RA’s Recovery Image
–added on Enomther’s TheOfficial Nexus1 ExpansionPack v1.0 via recovery menu (gives you su app, wireless/wired tethering app)

The above requirements should yield you a Nexus One with Wired and Wireless tethering options available in Applications.

However, once you launch either applications, you only get a blank SU Request screen that will eventually say not responding and ask to close.

1. Enable USB Debug mode. Go to Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging
2. Depending on what tethering option your going to use, Enable Wifi or BT now or connect via USB to the computer you want to tether.
3. Open the Tethering app, touch to start. It will now ask for permissions, grant Always Allow. Once you do this, you should be tethering! Close the app and again do a Always Allow.
4. You can now disable USB debugging since the application has been granted Superuser permissions and it saves those permissions!

Happy tethering!

—-USB Debugging must be enabled before running an app that requires SU/Root permissions to run, however once ran and permissions granted, you can disable again. 🙂

 

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