We just need to find a fresh exploit or get Moto off their butt and unlock it.
We need a custom recovery. Bootloader does not necessarily have to be unlocked. The droidx never was. Once we get root and a custom recovery going we should be able to flash roms whether or not we have an unlocked bootloader.
Just for kicks and to be clear, the phone with the locked bootloader(s) never had (nor will they have) a 'real' custom recovery like we enjoy on the A855, it is a mocked up recovery that's actually loaded into the same area as the system, hence sometimes called the 'bootstrap'.
But the Earp is going to go ahead and open the drama ball a bit more than his previous response in this thread. Here is the OP of this thread by our venerated author, posted 7/7/11:
But anyways, then it is inferred:
Stirrin' the pot. . . .
well first, just to say it, I don't take this as stiring any points all valid points to point out, and I will be the first to admit as I did the same thing I made some of the comments about the bootloader, that I spoke to soon, I mean hell I was excited first new device for me since my D1. I'm not complaining by any means, but I don't make money in donations and I put a hell of a lot of time into this, as do most people, and like most I'm here because I enjoy it and I like the learning process its been a great experience for me to not only meet all the people I have from this, but also learn a great deal that I had no idea about when I first picked up my D1. We all know there are certain developers who make a sh!t ton of money in donations, I am not one of them so for me the prospect of getting the D3 was exciting and I spoke to soon and said more than I should have, as I'm sure we have all done at some point in our lives. So I understand the reason to question here it is a week after I've had the phone and its not rooted yet, perfectly understandable. I'm not a mean person I don't think I'm open to any and all criticism good or bad because it's a learning experience I learn what to do more of and what to not do, I don't always agree, but I accept the view points of others. I know of certain people who if you said something like this to they would have it deleted and not take the time to respond, and I'm sure you know that. I've been told I'm different because I don't care about what you have to say I embrace it, It's not like it's going to hurt me or you at all. I'm not here for the popular vote or anything like that as most of us aren't, and I don't look at your criticism or anyone else's as a bad thing people can read it and take what they want from it and think what they want I am not here to prove anything, this isn't my profession I have nothing to prove I'm a biochemisty major and I wish I could do more and learn more, but I'm in the same boat as most of us I don't have the time to do what I would like to. You and everyone else can take what you want from this, but I actually thank you for your remarks and I don't mean that in a sarcastic sense at all, It gives me a chance to go into detail and explain as much as I can about what happened. So now I will get into responding to your message!
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