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Old April 24th, 2013, 02:48 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NYCHitman1 View Post
S-OFF for recovery flash? If that's what you meant, then no. AFAIK, S-OFF is the writeflag security that permits users to write to the radios and device partitions, but Viper already put out a mod that gives perm root + /system rw.

EDIT: It seems that when the bootloader is unlocked via HTCDev, it allows writing to certain partitions via fastboot, which may explain why/how recoveries are being installed.
Yeah, previous iterations of the htcdev unlock have meant that you can't write to the recovery partition unless you're in fastboot. If you tried to flash a recovery using GooManager or ROM Manager, it would fail unless you had full S-OFF.
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