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booting

Drug slang
A regional term for the intravenous injection of an abuse substance, followed by withdrawing blood into a syringe before reinjecting, as a way to wash the syringe out of residual abuse substace.

Informatics
See Boot.
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This is causing so much consternation that owners have started a petition to get a bootloader unlock.
It will also come with 16GB of internal storage and with LTE support, and it will will ship bootloader unlocked and automatically receive system updates directly from Google.
With the Samsung Galaxy S4 Verizon variant is slated for release on Thursday, trusty developers are already hard at work cracking its bootloader to allow tech savvy fans the ability to mod their S4 handsets as they wish.
Sony Xperia Z with locked/unlocked bootloaders is now rooted successfully.
CyanogenMod for Galaxy S4: What About Bootloader Locked Variants?
In the even that it does not; however, we may see Rosenberg delay the release of a bootloader unlocking tool until then so that he can make it compatible with all Galaxy S4 models with locked bootloaders.
This new procedure also works on both locked and unlocked bootloaders.
Essential features of the AIO toolkit include one-click rooting, installing custom recoveries, unlocking bootloaders and flashing the kernel of the operating system.
4 and will work for phones that have both unlocked and locked bootloaders, although you will need root access for the latter," explains Xperia blog.
5) To install the Jelly Bean update the Xperia Z should have an unlocked bootloader.
Below are two different methods to install CWM recovery on Xperia Z: one for Xperia Z with locked bootloader and the other for unlocked bootloader version.