Verizon IS rolling out official Gingerbread to Droid X's....but there's a catch

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  1. nerdslogic

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    You Droid X owners should probably read this....Gingerbread is officially being rolled out to you guys.....but..........what's the catch? Try a new bootloader......yeah.....oh....did I mention it's a "silent" update? Meaning there is no prompt to update....it just does then prompts for reboot. But it is coming and it is coming now.

    Happening Now: Droid X Gingerbread Update Brings A New Bootloader, Kills Root Access | Android News, Reviews, Apps, Games, Phones, Tablets, Tips, Mods, Videos, Tutorials - Android Police
     
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    this is not a joke by the way....this is real
     
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    P3 has successfully sbf'd back from it to 2.3.340 so no need to worry.
     
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    ah.....so you can take the OTA GB and still get back to root? So....that means root isn't far away right?
     
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    No clue...... just means you can get back to froyo. Hopefully they didnt fix however they got root on the leak though in which case itll be soon.
     
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    A new bootloader isn't necessarily cause to freak out. Has anyone been able to enlighten us as to what the bootloader changes are?
     
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    all users are getting the rollout?
     
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    Does anyone who has the ota version have any initial thoughts? Any differences you can see vs the leaked version?
     
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    Eventually, but not all at once. Just make sure you're on stock Froyo to get it.
     
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    So you have to be on 340 and unrooted to get this update? And abouy how long would it take to get root on it?

    FreeMyMoto!!
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    I didn't get the exact OTA, I installed an official update that I found posted and my initial thoughts were that the official runs smoother, and boots up quicker...the 3G icon is different and the text messages received are a lighter blue, but other than that it's almost the same....I will say I can't wait for root to happen to get it even faster ;)
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    No clue on the root....but I sbf'ed back to 340 and did a manual update through stock recovery, worked flawlessly, and so far it seems less buggy than the leak
     
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    Wait so its out? Officially? I was under the impression it would come out like tomorrow.
    If so how to I obtain this?
    And I am currently on the new liberty so it wont take long to get back to 340. But will I have to unroot?

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    P3droid just tweeted this pic.
     
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    Does the led notification work via handsent...that little blue light?