Rooting the Droid X?

Discussion in 'Droid X Hacks' started by mkthnx001, Jun 25, 2010.

  1. doug piston

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    the decision is not motorola's its vzw. and the reason i got it along with the incredible is for the fun on trying to help the devs root the thing
     
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    It's not Verizon's decision. If that was so, then every phone on Verizon's network from every manufacture would have their bootloader digitally signed. This is not the case. The only devices that have had a digitally signed bootloader have been Motorola. The Milestone is a Motorola that has a digitally signed bootloader that is not even on the Verizon network. Can you see the common denominator here? (Hint - it is not Verizon).

    Verizon may demand that all phone have "locked" bootloaders. But there is a big difference between "locked" and encrypted using a digitally signed encryption method - A BIG difference.
     
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    i see your point now. thanks for the info.
     
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    I hope you took my post with a grain of salt. After reading it again, I think I sounded like a prick. (ie - see the common denominator....).

    Sorry about that!
     
  5. doug piston

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    its the internet, everyone sounds like a dick if you take that way. no worries mate. i took no offense to it at all.
     
  6. FSRBIKER

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    Not that is has ever become official but the Froyo leak for the Droid has led to some great beta testing for Motorola.
    Just an idea:
    The Droid X could get significant beta testing of Froyo for Motorola as well, I think if a leak comes out then Motorola has indeed left a door open to root the phone.
     
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    But, the Milestone is on the Vodafone network, which is in fact a Verizon company. The only reason Iknow this is because I may be moving to Germany soon so I have been researching what phones/carriers are available there.


    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
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    I though Vodaphone was independent and they and Verizon mutually own Verizon Wireless?
     
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    Would like to point you to the Milestone and the Backflip. They are locked down tighter than a drum.
     
  11. dr0idg0d23

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    Three things... No1 It will be a while before any good custom roms come out that will fully utilize the awesome hardware of the X. No2 there is no such thing as an android phone that cant be rooted only an android phone that is hard to root (ex: the samsung moment piece of crap) I hate sprint and I hate that phones file system!!! No3 the X does not have blur but, rather Blur like widgets and social networking capability.

    Oh and P.S. Titans I highlighted your Froyo F.A.Q's on one of my threads. It was informative and I believed it helped a lot of newbies. Keep up the good work.
     
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    I would like to call you on No. 2 and introduce you to the Motorola Backflip. Has not been rooted. Period. Before you google it and link that article saying it was rooted by some clown know before hand he did it with a Moto dev kit. So far that sucker is unrooted and looks to stay that way.
     
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