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Default [Q] what is a GB bootloader?

I see some kernels need a GB bootloader what it's that?

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Its short for gingerbread boot loader that u need to flash if u want to flash android 2.3 (gingerbread) or higher

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Ah I see ill research into that.

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Its short for gingerbread boot loader that u need to flash if u want to flash android 2.3 (gingerbread) or higher

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I'm running CM9 without a GB bootloader
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Danger, Will Robinson!! Lol.

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The CM update guide doesn't say to change your bootloader, all you do is put the disable lagfix file, flash overstock and then flash CM7.

What's the perk and what is supposed to happen if you don't have a GB bootloader and run a GB rom?
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The CM update guide doesn't say to change your bootloader, all you do is put the disable lagfix file, flash overstock and then flash CM7.

What's the perk and what is supposed to happen if you don't have a GB bootloader and run a GB rom?
Yeah. Aside from a more convenient 2-button recovery access (and flashing one of adyscorpius' custom bl's), it doesn't seem to be the major issue (rainbows mainly) that it once was.

Although I did run into issues not being able to get into recovery running Froyo BL's on an older ICZen rom. That issue had since been addressed by mr_psycho (in the kernel), so life goes on.

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