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Root help with ? about kernel

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by davidnmegan6907, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. davidnmegan6907

    davidnmegan6907 Well-Known Member
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    hey I downloaded a file for a kernel. Its in a zip file my ? is how do I get it moved from the computer to my phone. Thnx for any help
     

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  2. SoFLO

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    Connect your phone to your computer and mount your SD card. Then copy the zip file onto the root of your SD card. Reboot into recovery, wipe both the cache and davlik-cache, and flash like a ROM.
     
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  3. saps

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    FWIW, wiping cache is not required for kernel flashing
     
  4. nitsuj17

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    no, but ocd me still does it anyway :D
     
  5. saps

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    ocd you does a lot of things, btw I heard there's a new one click root app that also cures ocd
     
  6. nitsuj17

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    Now THAT I would consider using :D

    But like most 1 click apps it would only work half the time
     
  7. hannahxx

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    how do i know the new kernel flashed?
    i (think i) flashed stupidfast 1.5, but not sure how to confirm.

    kernel version is 2.6.29 if that helps.

    thanks for any info!
     
  8. saps

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    If you have setcpu hit the info tab and its right there at the top
     
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  9. nitsuj17

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    .29 kernel just means its 2.1 that wont change til froyo
     
  10. hannahxx

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    Thanks, got it!
     

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