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First of all if you don't know what Project Cheesecake read the first post in this thread
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http://rootzwiki.com/showthread.php?4844-Unlock-Droid-Bionic-Bootloader-Project
Basically I see that there are two options for unlocking the Bionic's bootloader; 1. Getting our hands on a "special" SBF and/or XML.ZIP file that unlocks the bootloader for us or 2. Pulling random update files from Moto's dev site by modifying the server and method the device gets the OTA updates from in its system files, then ripping them apart to see if it can unlock a retail unit.

Option 2 is Project Cheesecake in a nutshell. I personally haven't checked my system for the files this post lists (because I'm not on Blur currently.) But before I do any of this I need confirmation from a serious expert that its available to our beloved Droid X.
 

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Update: I figured out how to do this on the DX since I switched back to blur the proper folders and files needed to be created in /system/etc/motorola. I inputed the needed parameters in the xmls and wallah! My device is properly scanning the server now instead of saying system update is not available.
 

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razorloves said:
Did you get to the point where it asks you to login?
Actually, I already pulled an update from one of the listed servers, the weird thing is is that when it asked me to download it the build number was .605 but the filename says .602 still. Plus it's only around 8MB in size so I doubt it contains anything useful, therefore I am NOT flashing it.
 

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linuxtrance said:
What is the filename?
The filename is "Blur_Version.4.5.602.MB810.Verizon.en.us.zip" and that's the same as the latest OTA update, but when I was prompted to download it it said 605 in 602's place plus it is about 3MB smaller than the OTA update so something has to be different.
 

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Snow02 said:
Want to make it flashable in cwm and stay rooted?
Okay... I forgot to mention that I AM NOT a developer of any kind, that's why I would really appreciate Kenneth (on this forum, he started the Bionic part of this) to look at the file and see if it's even useful in any way. Bt my ultimate goal is to provide a file that can lead to the unlocking of the X's bootloader ( don't get your hopes up though.)
 

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'[TSON said:
;106127']You could always SBF if you can't root it... right?

Also, could someone whip up a script to do (and undo) the data_wifi_only_settings.mkitso & the two defaults.xml's edits? I'll run through this gladly if I don't have to go in and use root explorer and unreliable android copy+paste to edit the files :x
That's true but about your script proposal, data_wifi_only_settings.mkitso doesn't exist on the X and no files I have looked through have the required string to edit, however I got it working fine without this,all the while within Root Explorer btw ;)
 

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anrichardson said:
What would be the chances of it unlocking the bootloader itself?
On its own? very slim to none. However leaked experimental updates like these sometimes contain the magic stuff that unlocks bootloaders, it just isn't automatic. It's basically the same situation that the Atrix and Photon once had and that the Bionic currently has
 

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Snow02 said:
The problem is the X uses a different bootloader solution. Work on those phones isn't applicable.
Holy crap! you're probably right as the X was one of the first locked down Moto phones and wasn't designed to be eventually unlocked. My work may have been all for nothing guys :(. BUT maybe not as Kenneth from the Bionic unlock project has agreed to look at the file I uploaded. We shall all wait and see ;)
 

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Oh yeah another thing, I can't try these myself because I'm missing the stock music app. If somebody would be so kind enough to pull music.apk and.odex from /system/app running .602 and upload it for me I would be sooo grateful so that I don't have to sbf again >_<
 

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Just got a report back from Kenneth, as far as the bootloader goes nothing is new so it flashes fine and can be reverted, but that is why I'm scanning ALL of the servers.
 

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Everyone, I have news, it's not good though, there are 6 servers on the list that are technically blocking me from checking for updates. I may sbf for a clean start and try again that way, if it still fails...well, I don't really know, it may just be for the time being we can't pull an unlocking update from the servers. But anyway what's happening is that it won't let me complete setup in order to scan for updates, it stops at the final step saying I don't have a connection when I clearly do. So we'll see if starting from scratch helps.
 

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anrichardson said:
Any progress on this end?
As of now this project is on an indefinite hold (read my last post for the reason) and sadly sbf'ing did not help, I contacted Kenneth again about this problem and he has yet to get back to me so until he does nothing can be done at this moment. Also I would appreciate it if you can take down that thread with the update I posted in it because: 1.The only noticeable change is a different kernel. 2. It's a step backwards from .602 performance wise and 3. I may get in trouble with Moto if it spreads because of the first two reasons. Please take it into consideration anrichardson.
 

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anrichardson said:
Ok, no problem, sorry.
There's no need to be sorry, I mean I understand why you did it, hell I'd probably do the same if this thing wasn't being done by me =P
 

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Thanks, but I'm unsure about continuing results as some servers aren't cooperating for whatever reason >_<
 

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