So you did format your SD card as well?
The D1 is nearly unbrickable, yes. I've only seen like three or four out of the hundreds I've helped work on, and at least two of them were water damaged.
i'm not gonna try and root this phone just yet. just spent the day out xmas shopping. so i'm just gonna have a beer and watch some basketball. i'll keep this thread bookmarked so i can get back to it, maybe you'll still be able to help.