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Droid X 4.5.621 UPDATE & SBF



#1   #27265

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22 February 2012 - 04:52 PM

***PLEASE READ ENTIRE POST BEFORE FLASH/UPDATING***


Motorola Droid X 4.5.621
Things that you should know before you update to this release......
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1] You will lose root.
2] The root exploit found in 596, 602, 605 has been patched.
3] This update and/or SBF is NOT PRE-ROOTED
4]YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SBF TO AN EARLIER VERSION AFTER YOU FLASH THIS UPDATE **YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED**


ROOT
Backup root using Voodoo OTA Rootkeeper
>The apk and directions can be found with a quick search using google.
>Use this app before you flash to backup your SU.
>Use this app after you flash to restore root.

Droid3 & Droid4 & Razor root methods will FAIL!! There may be others ways (I have not tested any) to obtain root if Rootkeeper fails.

*There is no reports of successful rooting of this update once applied*

Update Errors
Status 7
>The update checks the integrity of /system on the device. If you deleted ANY Files then you may receive the above error.

This is a sample of what could cause a failed Flash
any changes to /system regardless of what they are
deodexed apk's and framework-res
using cheesecake.apk
modified bootanimation
modified bootanimation location
installed/removed apps to /system/app
modified the bootlogo.bin
installed/changed fonts
-- This is not a complete list.........


Bootloader
30.04 - No Change/Same


SBF_Flash - (RSDLite was not tested)
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sbf_flash - 4.5.621 PASS
sbf_flash - 4.5.602 FAIL
sbf_flash - 4.5.596 FAIL
sbf_flash - 2.3.340 FAIL
sbf_flash - 2.3.320 FAIL

The Phone will be unable to charge if plugged into a wall outlet or pc if you receive an error in the bootloader.

Bootloader Error
If you try to flash ANY SBF image below 621 you will encounter the following error on reboot;

Bootloader
30.04
Err:A5,70,70,00,1F

MEM_MAP Blank
Service Req'd
Battery OK
OK to Program
Transfer Mode:
USB


***FLASH/UPDATE AT YOUR OWN RISK***
***MYSELF NOR MDW WILL BE RESPONSIBLE IF YOU CHOOSE TO PROCEED***


DIRECTIONS
  • YOU MUST BE ON GINGERBREAD VERSION 4.5.605 (2.3.3) and have not altered your device as listed above (besides root and installing OTA rootkeeper).
  • Download & Place both files (found at the bottom of the write up) on the root of your sdcard (if you do not know what this means then do not proceed!!)
  • Reboot Your device.
  • Let the device bootup as normal. wait about 5 minutes, you will be prompt that and update has been found on your sdcard.
  • if step#4 does not occur then manually flash this in STOCK RECOVERY ONLY!!! But step #4 is HIGHLY ADVISED, so if you can just wait longer.
  • if you must flash now, and you do not have the patience to wait the proceed to stock recover and flash (no wipes needed).
MAKE SURE YOU HAVE READ THIS WHOLE WRITE-UP BEFORE PROCEEDING!!!! THERE IS NOT RETURN TO A PREVIOUS VERSION AFTER YOU GO FOWARD!!!

File 1: Blur_Version.4.5.621.MB810.Verizon.en.US.zip

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File 2: Blur_Version.4.5.621.MB810.Version.en.US.crc

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MDW (NOR MYSELF) DOES NOT OFFER SUPPORT FOR THIS UPDATE

Please post back successful flashes/updates & failed updates.

Happy flashing and goodluck :)


UPDATE
4.5.621 SBF is available for those that have bricked their devices by updating and/or trying to sbf to an earlier version.

Credit for the 621: infazzdar @ XDA

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1KDS for hosting the file on his site.

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#2   manaox2

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22 February 2012 - 05:07 PM

Thanks for this! I'm really sad that I don't think many developers will be updating their awesome tweaks to work with the new build it seems. It is kind of crazy to see developers leave a phone before Motorola abandons it. I hope I'm wrong. I'm going to hold off because I think I may need SBF support if I ever hope to see 2nd init partial ICS goodness working. I'm hoping the cyanogen team can implement the new fixes in a way to avoid this stock update.

PS. I am really sorry to hear about what happened to your DX cdexsw. I hope the DX2 will be good to you.

#3   SaurusX

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23 February 2012 - 11:11 AM

I second that thanks. Hopefully this will help in shoving it back into Moto's face yet again.

#4   Jiggity Janx

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23 February 2012 - 11:38 AM

Updating multiple Bionics with p3droid pathsaver recently gave me a similar Bootloader error. Flashing the boot.img in fastboot as noted in post 3 by realbbb HERE cleared those each time and allowed me to continue with the pathsaver process.

Just recently got my DroidX working again (broken vol- button, had to find it and pop it open) so I don't know if there is a way to pull the equivalent "boot.img" file(s) for X sbf's. I do know the Bionic uses fxz vice sbf but I thought this may give someone with more knowledge a starting point.

#5   Gareee

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25 February 2012 - 05:54 AM

Yeah, I passed on the auto update for now. if I can get root, and add crt close and the circle battery mods, I'll install it. Otherwise, I'll wait to see what others say about it.

#6   #27265

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28 February 2012 - 04:40 PM

OP updated :)

#7   Gareee

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04 March 2012 - 05:19 PM

I guess our phones are really old and almost abandoned developement wise now. 8( I'm still debating if I'll update or not. Our phones have been running the best they ever were, and I'd hate to muck that up.

#8   t5raider7

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22 March 2012 - 05:26 PM

both update files are down, reupp?

#9   poveglia

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26 March 2012 - 10:15 AM

Yeah both of the download links are down. I registered so i could download these links because my phone is bricked, so will you reupp them??

#10   -Ö¿Ö-

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26 March 2012 - 02:51 PM

PM me and I'll return a PM for a link later this evening...
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