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  1. wormeyman's Avatar
    Project Bootloader Freedom created by palmercurling

    A buggy but working KEXEC kernel swap for the Droid X.
    01-19-2011 12:17 PM
  2. xliderider's Avatar
    How is this a "milestone" when nothing has been released yet?
    01-19-2011 12:24 PM
  3. wormeyman's Avatar
    It's being released at 6pm EST Twitter
    01-19-2011 01:00 PM
  4. Bald Steve's Avatar
    Ho.

    Lee.

    Sheet.

    Sa-weet!
    01-19-2011 01:35 PM
  5. Smitty_82's Avatar
    Alas, anything can be hacked given enough time. Lol
    01-19-2011 01:38 PM
  6. bear_lx's Avatar
    this should be big! cant wait to see what becomes of it!
    01-19-2011 01:49 PM
  7. ceriem's Avatar
    This is amazing. great work guys. Keep stickin it to the man!
    01-19-2011 03:06 PM
  8. slycen's Avatar
    I'm game just keep the good stuff coming! I'm glad its finally moving forward
    01-19-2011 04:20 PM
  9. wugawug621's Avatar
    HORRAY sorry just had to get in on the excitement
    01-19-2011 04:27 PM
  10. mac16's Avatar
    O M G..is this for real? The day has actually come?

    Also IMO it will prove the droid X has one of the best and most accomplished community of devs supporting any android phone.

    If this happens IMO droid X has just shot up to one of the best phones out there despite all the recent phones coming to market.
    01-19-2011 05:12 PM
  11. wormeyman's Avatar
    01-19-2011 05:24 PM
  12. digitalslacker's Avatar
    so this means we could see a kernel that bypasses the bootloader?

    looks exciting if i'm understanding it correctly.

    this is what i get for being a windows guy...
    01-19-2011 05:34 PM
  13. derpudel's Avatar
    Good news for sure. That's a HUGE accomplishment and congrats to those that worked on this project! I hope that future Moto phones will also be cracked, also. This is important for a number of reasons, most of which is yet to be seen. This indeed, makes the X the best phone out there, including upcoming devices. I love my phone and have no desire to have any other.
    01-19-2011 05:43 PM
  14. digitalslacker's Avatar
    So I found more info on XDA about this.

    Bootloader almost cracked? - xda-developers

    It doesn't appear to be a solution that cracks the bootloader...it looks like it's a method used to trick the phone into thinking it's running the stock kernel.

    That sounds like it's doing the same thing in the end but I'm not smart enough to know for sure.
    01-19-2011 05:53 PM
  15. JkdJedi's Avatar
    Man if this happens we'll have a dozen forums on just Roms for the Droid X, CROSSING MY FINGERS!!!!!
    01-19-2011 07:35 PM
  16. cb05stang's Avatar
    I knew it/ I hoped / It was just a matter of time.
    Looking forward to the update.
    Thanks Dude !
    01-19-2011 07:46 PM
  17. kajii's Avatar
    This is exciting, I'm just hoping the dev sees this all the way through. It will change our phones completely.
    01-19-2011 09:02 PM
  18. wormeyman's Avatar
    Motorolla has unlocked to bootloader themselves? Please Unlock the Droid X Bootloader
    01-20-2011 12:46 PM
  19. ceriem's Avatar
    Motorolla has unlocked to bootloader themselves? Please Unlock the Droid X Bootloader
    I think someone misspoke. But it looks like they might actually start working on something. Who knows? Let's just hope this project succeeds.
    01-20-2011 01:29 PM
  20. The Pirate Lifeguard's Avatar
    ↑ look to my avatar. Pretty much my precise circumstance/face.
    01-20-2011 11:39 PM
  21. digitalslacker's Avatar
    ↑ look to my avatar. Pretty much my precise circumstance/face.
    lol
    01-21-2011 06:07 AM
  22. edoublediz's Avatar
    damn, that sounds risky. what is the likelyness of bricking?
    01-21-2011 06:34 PM
  23. kajii's Avatar
    Anything new with this?
    02-03-2011 01:07 PM
  24. jaxidian's Avatar
    Anything new with this?
    Actually, LOTS of progress on this! The FreeMyMoto - Project Bootloader Freedom team has now gotten to the point where they have custom kernels running (via kexec) and are polishing that up while working on drivers. Just over the past couple days, we had our first driver win with functional wifi drivers.

    Follow @FreeMyMoto for more info. Also, AndroidForums.net has a dedicated forum to the project where you can find more info out. Things stepped up a notch a couple weeks ago and we're all very excited about this.
    02-21-2011 01:34 PM
  25. wormeyman's Avatar
    Excellent wifi drivers and everything!
    02-21-2011 01:56 PM
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