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22nd April 2012, 10:15 PM |#1  
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If the bootloader is locked to only accept signed kernels would it be possible to forge the signature? I have never thought about the development before so sorry if this seems stupid.
 
 
23rd April 2012, 04:12 AM |#2  
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Why not man great great idea.
Provided you have one of the nsa's super computer..
Sorry for being saccastic but the moto key is 1024 bits thats gonna take ample amount of power to break it.(days ,months or maybe years.)
23rd April 2012, 06:09 AM |#3  
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One more stupid idea from me:
We have some guys who have unlocked bootloaders , those who got the defy repaired from service stations and now have a SE OMAP. Can those guys compile a kernel which suits our need and we can just flash the kernel like we go a CM7 or CM9 (froyo or GB) from recovery?

Its just a thought.... If we just need kernel, why not go this route?
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check project cheesecake in development subforum .it would help you as am noob when it comes to bootloader and development.
Btw lets see i have send my defy for a motherboard replacement and see if i get a unlocked bootloader or not..
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23rd April 2012, 06:22 AM |#5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by popcorn1122

One more stupid idea from me:
We have some guys who have unlocked bootloaders , those who got the defy repaired from service stations and now have a SE OMAP. Can those guys compile a kernel which suits our need and we can just flash the kernel like we go a CM7 or CM9 (froyo or GB) from recovery?

Its just a thought.... If we just need kernel, why not go this route?

even if they can compile a kernel, we would not be able to flash it on locked one.
23rd April 2012, 01:00 PM |#6  
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Ohhh. so thats the sole reason we just have two kernels of defy...
one is froyo
other is GB

Both locked to bootloaders.

Thanks for the info...
27th April 2012, 09:39 PM |#7  
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Thanks, could we make a custom sbf and use that as a base for cm9?
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