You are right. eblade is just trying to be funny. No need to bite off his head. He just failed.
Originally Posted by bero
webOS 2.0 and 3.0 Devices
The activation-bypass tool is not needed for webOS 2.0 or 3.0 devices.
Go to the phone app.
On a GSM phone, press "#*DEVMODE#", followed by the call button. On a CDMA phone or the HP TouchPad, press "##DEVMODE#", followed by the call button. (If the device is GSM, and there is no SIM card, a screen may be displayed instructing you to install one. Just begin typing the "#*" and the phone app will appear.)
The Developer Mode scene will be displayed.
Select "On". You will be prompted to re-boot the device.
Note that the DEVMODE code is only for unactivated devices. It provides a way of bypassing activation and first use, and putting the device into developer mode at the same time.
Can you do this? Sorry, codes are apparently off.
If you can't do this, you will have to download devicetool.jar from this location:
If you start it from the command line: java -jar devicetool.jar
You will get this error: Error: missing resource images/nova-installer-image-roadrunner.uImage
Open the devicetool.jar file (rename it to devicetool.zip or use Total Commander).
Under "\com\palm\webos\devicetool\images\", you will find uImage files, and of course the roadrunner one (for Pre 2) is missing.
Download the Pre 2 2.2.4 webOS Doctor.
You will find "nova-installer-image-roadrunner.uImage" there.
Extract this file and copy it into the devicetool.jar file.
Run the devicetool.jar from the command line again.