Gingerbread for D2G?

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  1. Ultim8gamr
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    Any word on when gingerbread update will be available for the Droid 2 global? I tried the blur.zip update for the D2 but it wouldn't update in recovery. Was worth a try right?

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    Im guessing so but I will BUMP the questions

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    I've been wondering the same about the d2. Any info would be great.

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    Oh, you mean you didn't get the news? The Droid 2 and all variants aren't getting Gingerbread. Motorola said that the proliferation of threads asking the same question caused them to cancel the project. ;)

    Seriously, though, just like in every other of the dozens upon dozens of threads:

    The SDK dropped yesterday. That's all. Code hasn't hit the servers and it's weeks after that before releases start to be made. That's all we know. Heck, we don't even know, officially, if the D2 will ever get Gingerbread. The assumption is that it will happen, but nothing hard exists proving it.

    So take a deep breath, relax, and wait. That's all you really can do.
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    It should be out for d2. There is a thread for it. Download the blur.zip file and change the name to update.zip then use recovery

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    The 2.3 update for the D2 was not Gingerbread. Please don't confuse the two. :)
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    Ugh..I know rite I been repeating this like a million times already...the update was for the build version not OS version


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    Thanks for clearing that up. Guess I just got a little eager

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    Obvious hint : when these forums explode with "omg I bricked my phone with the OTA, can I haz help", gingerbread has arrived :)
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    Or "Update broke root, z4root broke, Verizon must DIE!" posts, or "I can't use z4root on the new update) posts. After all, nobody EVER in the history of the world has said ROOT NOW or ALL UPDATES BREAK ROOT once. :)
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    Ok, I'll bite.... what is this 2.3 update? My D2G show system 2.4.29.A956 w kernel 2.632.9 and Build VZW

    What does 2.3 fix or break?
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    The 2.3 we're speaking of is an older update to Blur.

    The 2.3 everyone thinks they already have is Gingerbread, a new version of Android.
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    Thanks, understand the Gingerbread v 2.3. But what is this 2.3 blur update and how does one tell if what version of blur you are running?
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    System version right at the top, IIRC. How you're on 2.4 is beyond me, unless you're on one of those white phones with R2D2 on the back. :)
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    You got to remember people, on the DX and D2,D2G as well there's a system version and a seperate OS version. They are not the same thing.
    These phones are on Android 2.2 their system versions are varied and correspond to Motorolas Motoblur

    Sent from somewhere...
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    Yeah, thats why I was a bit confused re 2.3 as it looks like I have 2.4, but here is what I am showing

    System Version 2.4.29.A956.Verizon.en.US
    Model Number DROID2 Global
    Android Version 2.2
    Baseband Version N_01.4800R
    Kernel Version 2.6.32.9-g700f0cf
    Build Number VZW
    ERI Version 6
    PRL Version 52078

    Ive only had this phone for about 3 weeks and its the Black D2G, rooted of course.

    Any thoughts?
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    Ah, Droid 2 Global! That actually has a bit more in common with the R2D2 than it does the regular D2. :)

    You, sir, have no updates waiting for you at the moment. Potentially the next big update will be to Gingerbread.
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    Hopefully Motorola will release update to fix some issues like intermittent exchange email push rather soon
    Gingerbread will be nice, but I don't see that for at least 6 to 9 months... if ever.
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    Try 3-4. Honeycomb will be out by then and if today's flagship phones aren't shipshape before that happens then the pressure will be intense to get something other than a Verizon phone.
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    My reasons for using a custom rom are increasing by the second. Where are you sbf.

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