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SBF/Bootloader Unlocking Blocked on New Atrix

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10th May 2012, 06:44 AM   |  #1  
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So, I don't mean to start a panic for the remaining Atrix faithful here, but it seems like Motorola has started to block the ability to flash SBF's, including the pudding/IHOP files, on New and replacement Atrix phones. I've been in discussions with at least three recipients of replacement devices over the last three days that all have the same issue.

Anytime any SBF file is flashed to the device it fails with the error SFV:106:1:2 Unable to reenumerate device (or something similar). It does not put you into fastboot or give you the options it used to, you simply have to battery pull and the phone boots normally as if nothing ever happened. Even the current version SBF for AT&T (4.5.141) will not flash to the phone; it ends in the same error.

Without being able to flash ANY SBFs, that means the bootloader on these new phones remains locked down for the moment. I know we have lost many of our original developers that worked to try to unlock the bootloader the first time, but I also know we have many talented devs currently with us.

Is there anyone able to provide insight as to what might have been changed by Motorola and how we might be able to overcome it?

Here are links to my discussions with them, as well as another post I just found that is similar from a Bell user:

http://www.atrixforums.com/forum/sho...d.php?p=107507

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=25167191 (not sure if same situation, sounds possibly similar)



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11th May 2012, 01:34 AM   |  #2  
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Can anyone confirm this has happened to them? Motorola will lose alot of loyal customers, myself included, if they pull this bull.
11th May 2012, 03:24 AM   |  #3  
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yes it is true. i got my atrix today, i sent it in and i tried to unlock it right away but that proved to be impossible. if you follow those links, i have the exact same symptoms.
11th May 2012, 04:14 AM   |  #4  
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If anyone who is experiencing this can run some tests for samcripp, it looks like he's willing to help where he can. See this post here: http://www.atrixforums.com/forum/mot...tml#post108017

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11th May 2012, 04:38 AM   |  #5  
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That is so lame! This was my first Motorola smartphone and I have a feeling it will be my last.

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11th May 2012, 04:42 AM   |  #6  
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Just use the automated boot loader unlock it worked for my friend

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11th May 2012, 04:47 AM   |  #7  
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Just use the automated boot loader unlock it worked for my friend

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So far, that has failed with the same result for the two users that have tried it under these conditions.
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11th May 2012, 05:20 AM   |  #8  
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i replied on the other forum
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Just use the automated boot loader unlock it worked for my friend

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did he ever send it into moto for any repairs?
12th May 2012, 08:47 PM   |  #10  
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I have had my Atrix 4G for almost 1 year. It was purchased as a refurb directly from AT&T. It came with Froyo on it & I patiently waited for and applied the OTA to 2.3.4 and 2.3.6. I was able to successfully root it but it will not give me the Unique ID when I run "fastboot oem unlock". It says:

C:\fastboot>fastboot oem unlock
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(bootloader) OEM unlock is not implemented
OKAY [ 0.001s]
finished. total time: 0.001s

I will get the FUSE and edit this post.

ReservedOdm: 10000000000030001000300000000
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