Site of Teardown below
phoneWreck Motorola Droid Teardown Images!
KBMan on HoFo will be setting up a thread for NV access as well as other things
HowardForums: Your Mobile Phone Community & Resource - Droid teardown on PhoneWreck!
I don't know if this will help you Devs, but this may open some more doors for easier access to root.