I've rooted 2.0.1....now how do i get to 2.1

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    Hey guys, Ive already rooted my Droid after flashing back down to 2.0.1 from the 2.1 OTA update and am now at a lost as to what do next lol i basically want what everyone has, a rooted 2.1 Droid with custom ROMs and OC abilities thats it.
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    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/bu...east-v0-9-awsome-features-nexusmod-works.html


    You will want to do the Nandroid, not an update.zip b/c your not coming from a 2.1 ROM. This means wiping your phone, so backup your apps with titanium backup (market) first.

    Then install a Kernel, something from this thread maybe: (this will be an update.zip install) Read that thread for information about kernels.
    ChevyNo1 - Get Yer Kernels Here (ERE25 Only)

    Of course there are other ROMs/Kernels, these are just my preferences right now...

    Enjoy, oh and always backup your ROM twice before flashing a new ROM. ;)
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    thanks guys!
    @DroidxRage
    I'm still in the Nandroid phase as in trying to set it up D:
    Ive been following this guy
    Its elaborated on the information you've given
    but im stuck as in im not getting the Android "!" screen when it reboots
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    you need to hold down the "X" key on the physical keyboard before powering on the device. hold "X" until you see the recovery screen.

    Also see: rootyourdroid.info for tons of good information and walkthroughs on rooting... it has screenshots, which I'm not sure the other guides have.