How to root and install cyanogenmod rom on Nexus One 2.2.1 FRG83D

I’ve recently rooted and installed cyanogenmod 6.1.1 on my Nexus one.  I haven’t done anything like this since my G1 a few years ago, so I was coming at it from the angle of a complete n00b.  There was a daunting amount of conflicting information out there and I didn’t know what to follow.  I’ll tell you how I did it…

First, you have to get root access to the phone.  There are several different tools that will exploit it to do this, but I couldn’t get any of them to work.  Finally I got Super One Click Root to work.   Download, instructions, and video are here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=803682

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