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  1. biggiesmalls657

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    Can i use rom manager to flash the kernel to my phone instead of adb? I can use adb but i would feel better knowing that rm can too.
     

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    You mean flash a ROM?

    Or perform an SBF factory restore?
     
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    No i mean a custom kernel. To overclock my phone without typing code. The file is a zip file
     
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    Do you have a D2? If so, you can't flash a custom kernel. The bootloader is still locked, and will never be unlocked unless Motorola releases the key.
     
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    Bootloader is locked on these phones. to OC you'll need a ROM that does it for you or one of the many toolboxes out there that do the OC'ing behind the scenes.
     
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    i thought the boostrap was for that...i have cyanogen, had LG, and liberty. i saw the thread overclock kernel and instruction and thought that would apply to all roms for the D2. sorry better to ask than brick.
     
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    It's a workaround that lets you flash ROMs based of that particular kernel.

    CM7 (and Liquid, etc) only came about once the 2nd-init "flaw" was exposed.

    You can use DroidOverclock to OC your phone regardless of the ROM you're using.
     
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    Thank you kind sir.
     

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