Thanks proxygeek for clarifying! I got confused by that step, too.
Originally Posted by proxygeek
Rooted my phone day before yesterday and bricked it yesterday.
Thank you so much for this post which brought back my Galaxy Y to life.
I had messed up with the .prop file which caused my phone to get stuck in boot loop at the reboot animation stage.
For anyone trying this, I'd say this works but be careful.
Also, in case it was not clear from this post:
Boot loader: DefaultCalDataWithBoot_S5360DDLA1_REV05.tar.md5