[maemo-users] Resetting the screen lock number on Nokia N8*

From: Andrew Daviel advax at triumf.ca
Date: Wed Mar 12 22:47:38 EET 2008
On Wed, 12 Mar 2008, Austin Che wrote:

>    The device lock is implemented in software and so if you set it to
>    require the code to boot up and you have no other way to boot up
>    other than the default os, then you'll have to work a bit harder
>    to find an alternative boot strategy (e.g. bootmenu, boot from
>    usb, etc.) Once booted, you can reset/get the code as below.

Neat. But supposing you don't have powerlaunch or a modified init,
just the stock Nokia OS and flasher ?
How exactly would you get past the lock ?

Andrew Daviel, TRIUMF, Canada
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