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Old 04-12-2007, 10:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What's in your kernel?

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Well if you look in your loader files, you'll see the OS kernel at one point. In my case it is 7130c.bin (c for cdma)

I ran the unix strings command against it to filter out most of the garbage and am reading the human readable stuff now and found some interesting things such as these phrases:

stupid programmer
should not happen here!!
should not happen here either!!
GSM not yet supported <--- Ok so does that mean it may be?
No post slam finger???

I also found towards the beginning that there were several apparent diagnostics screens, so that makes me wonder how you could get to them.

Throughout the file you see lots of sections such as things about SMS, GPS, coverage, roaming, modem commands, all in plain text.

I could post the stripped file, I'll just need a place to host it. Hopefully some of you guys here can look through it and see if you find something I missed that might come in handy finding hidden features.

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