What is a kernel?


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  1. RandyRKelly

    RandyRKelly Member This Topic's Starter

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    Ok im still new to the Android world. Im a old timber berry hacker and has recently came to the Android world. So since I thinker with roms slit I have been wanting to know the definition and uses of a kernel. So can anyone help me out on this thanks.

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  2. tfm217

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    A kernel is basically the bridge between applications and the data processing at the hardware level. It serves as a level of abstraction for communication.
     
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    RandyRKelly Member This Topic's Starter

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    Oh finally I get some help. Thanks helps me understand a little.

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  4. jenehong

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    additional question:

    what are benefits of downloading a new kernel?
     

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