Yeah terabyte you're right, a kernel with debugging would be what we'd really need. Thanks for the links, alex! I've tried everything in the first link, but there are a few options in the second that I have not. I'll try it, but chances are it probably won't boot either.
I really think Pantech just doesn't want people upgrading the phone. Just for laughs I e-mailed Pantech Open Source and flat out asked them to send me the source code for Gingerbread. They thought I was talking about ICS which I wasn't. I just asked for Gingerbread. But they denied it like I thought. lol