Jun 13th, 2011 publishUpdated   Sep 11th, 2021, 10:46 pm

You folks have been waiting for this one for quite some time. Due to the Motorola DROID X’s bootloader being locked, it’s quite difficult to get truly-custom ROMs up and running on it. Notice I use the word “difficult” and not “impossible”. Developer cvpcs has somehow found a way to get CyanogenMod running on the Motorola DROID X. Here are his words on the feat:

So this leaves a lot of questions! Such as what works and what doesn’t! From what I could tell by playing around with it, the following definitely work: Radio, Wifi, USB, Charging, various sensors, lights, vibration, standard bluetooth. The following MAY or MAY NOT work (unable to tell for sure yet): GPS, 3G/data, camera, camcorder, bluetooth audio. And the following definitely do NOT work yet: audio (this includes phone calls, speakers, microphone, etc).

He stresses that the bootloader is still locked, so CyanogenMod 7 will unfortunately be limited to running on the DROID X’s stock kernel. Still, we’re glad to see that all signs of MOTOFLUFF can be scrubbed off of the device for a near-stock experience. (Let’s face it – CyanogenMod is too different to be called stock, but that’s a good thing.) Take a look at video proof above and look forward to the CM7’s official debut on the DROID X whenever he believes things are stable enough to publicize. [RootzWiki, Thanks to everyone who sent this in!]

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