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[Q] Bootloader and AOSP Roms

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By mikejames07, Senior Member on 8th February 2014, 04:20 AM
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I've been reading that the leaked kitkat touch wiz Roms have a new bootloader and you cannot flash back. My question is, do kitkat AOSP Roms have this new bootloader as well? I want to flash an AOSP Rom but don't want to get stuck.

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8th February 2014, 06:04 AM |#2  
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Unsure what they mean by stuck... Flashed latest cm and decided I didn't like it and just restored my latest cwm backup which was to jedi and I have had no issues. Would love an explanation too.

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8th February 2014, 02:19 PM |#3  
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Thanks for the reply, what I mean is I've read flashing a tw kitkat Rom with the new bootloader prevents you from flashing back to a 4.3 Rom (what I meant by stuck). I was wondering if the same would happen if I flashed a kitkat AOSP rom. Seeing as you were able to flash back I guess my question is answered.

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8th February 2014, 02:31 PM |#4  
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Custom ROMs like CM don't flash bootloader changes, so you can go back if you want.

Official TW ROMs flashed via Odin or OTA update typically contain bootloaders.
These are the ones that you want to avoid.

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