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Gingerbread Leaked!

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 2 Global' started by ExodusC, Aug 21, 2011.

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    Give thanks to RootzWiki user aceoyame for finding this leaked build of Gingerbread for the Droid 2 Global!

    Link to the thread on RootzWiki: Droid 2 Global Gingerbread Leak

    Facts about the update:

    • The update does not unlock the bootloader
    • Flashing to Gingerbread will unroot your device
    • TeamBlackHat has released a program to root Motorola handsets running Gingerbread
    • This Gingerbread build is listed as version 4.5.606
    • You can still SBF back to Froyo (2.4.330)
    • The build does come with a newer version of MOTOBLUR, similar to the Droid 3's

    To install:

    1. Make sure you are on stock MOTOBLUR Froyo (2.4.330) and stock recovery
    2. Make sure none of the bloatware has been removed from the phone (it may refuse to update)
    3. Rename the leaked Gingerbread file to update.zip
    4. Place the update in the root of your SD card
    5. Boot into recovery mode by holding the "X" key and power button
    6. Select the update to start the process (some have had to try a few times in order for it to work)
    7. It is recommended you wipe the cache after installing (some have also had to wipe data)
    8. Enjoy Gingerbread on your Droid 2 Global!

    Download links:
    MediaFire / Mirror 1

    Post updated 8/22/2011 with information and download links!
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2011
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    Do we need to be rooted?

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    If this is real and actually gets leaked, I can't wait to dive in >:D

    Sent from my White DROID 2 GLOBAL.
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    As Galm 2 said, "Time to dive into the fireworks!"
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    Awesome!

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    Last edited: Aug 23, 2011
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    Is he still downloading?

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    V.34 modems can be a little slow on crappy lines.
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    So technically it isn't leaked just yet...

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    Ace posted a link to where you can download it in the thread at RootzWiki. However I reccommend you DO NOT try to install this on your phone as it changes kernels, hasn't been tested, could brick your phone, and there is a chance that you won't be able to sbf back to .229 or .330.

    Read more over at RW.

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    Yes, he posted after my comment.

    I wonder if somebody with a dev device can give it a look (my hope is Team Black Hat can turn the SBF into a nice rooted update.zip)

    Edit: I downloaded - it is an update.zip (not sure why I assumed it is SBF). Even better!!
    The 'right people' will look onto it - can't wait :)
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2011
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    actually will b happy having sbf instead of update, but its just me..worth waiting?
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    I agree, I'm really digging cyanogenmod atm but with this it'll make it better. Can't wait for ics in the future

    Sent from my Droid 2 Global running Cm7
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    Ace says the bootloaders unlocked. If it's true, I'm going to break out the old SPRecovery flashing method, and then flash the old D1 root update to it. First, someone has to confirm it can be sbf'd back to Froyo. I don't want to be stuck on a potentially unrootable gingerbread.
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    Bootloader unlocked!? WOW!!!!!!!
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    If this is true, than this droid really does

    Sent from my Droid 2 Global running Cm7
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    It's not yet confirmed whether the bootloader is unlocked or not.
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    I don't see anything regarding unlocked bootloader but I do know it will be rooted whenever the file is done uploading.
    Should have it later tonite, the person uploading it had to go to work when he noticed the Upload stalled.

    It will at minimum be rooted but I wouldn't expect more than that at this point and truthfully thats all we really need anyway to get CM7 (now Official) working on a GB Kernel. (if in fact the kernal has changed at all!)
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    I can guarantee you that the bootloader wont be unlocked.

    random rom'd X
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    I tend to agree there Brad...
    I think that would be all over the net by now if it was!
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    quick question, why does the file say blur version 2.4.330? thats the current version...
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