|Liberating MediaTek bootloaders and modem firmware|
|By Thom Holwerda on 2018-04-16 01:49:43|
On the right you can see photos of a Coolpad Modena 2, which was built around MediaTek's MT6735P SoC (System on a chip). In case you are wondering why we're not showing a picture with postmarketOS running on it: we can't! This is because the vendor decided to ship it with a closed down bootloader, which prevents users from running custom kernels.
The postmarketOS team details how they are cracking open the bootloader and the cellular modem firmware on MediaTek-based devices.
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