Overclock possible without a custom OC Kernel?

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    Helped a buddy root his X today. Hes running an app called DX/D2 overclock and says he has his phone OCed to 1.43ghz.

    I didnt think it was possible to OC without a custom OC kernel? He has not installed a custom kernel.

    Is this possible?
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    Its currently not possible to load a custom kernal on d2/x but I can tell you that he is in fact overclocked... just can't tell you how/why its possible.

    tappin and a talkin
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    Fact


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    its just a script that can change the processor speeds/voltages.
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    Now I know. I saw some stuff about it when it was first cracked but I was like "meh i'll wait for an app..."

    Not the best way to go about things...

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    Nice, also since I have a captivated audience, im assuming its not possible to load a custom rom on it then right?
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    Roms are doable. There's just not a ton of options right now, but the library is getting larger.

    tappin and a talkin
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    So why can you do custom roms but not custom kernel?
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    Could be way off base but i'm pretty sure it has to do with the locked bootloader.

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    yup.

    and why u can do roms: just bc they dont have a kernel along with them
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