just did the bootstrap. pretty easy. movin on to the next step. these links have been very helpful.
If you've just rooted read this before doing anything else:
Droid X Koush Bootstrap Backup/Restore Tutorial
If your phone is bricked read this:
Complete Droid X .sbf Flashing Tutorial
If you need to change your boot image back to stock read this:
Stock "M" Boot Image for Droid X
Change "Verizon Wireless" Display Text on Your Droid X