This is my first android phone, so I thought I'd share my experience of rooting the phone. All credit to Zinx Verituse over on Alldroid.org
Note: I just updated to the update released December 10th for the droid and was able to reapply the update.zip.
The instructions are here
- Download this file and rename it update.zip on the sdcard.
- turn off the phone
- turn on the phone holding down the x key on the keyboard
- When you see the Motorola symbol, p