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  1. Sydney99

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    Not heard of the one you linked to Sydney99.

    I have used the Ultimate Kernel Cleaning Script until hawker launched his GS2 cleaner last week.

    I must say that since I am not au fait with these scripts, I will wait for hawker's deliberations on the new one before using it. ;)
     
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    same here! there seems to be a paucity of info related to what the script does!
     
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    It's just another variation on the same theme i.e. wiping init.d scripts, although it's since been updated to accomodate Siyah and AOSP kernels as well as stock.
     
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    hawker's kernel clean up script launched 23rd and the xda one the 25th... I wonder! :rolleyes:
     
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    I suspect that many had the same idea around the same time, when it became clear that only stock Samsung scripts were being 'cleaned' by the original.

    The biggest issue I see though is scripts installed by custom ROMs containing settings that over-ride those provided with kernels. There's definitely a case to be made for some sort of standardisation, to prevent confusion.
     
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    Can you post your file again hawker, can't seem to find it and I seem to have removed it from my phone. ta.
     
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    Thanks slug, sorry if that was lazy, trawled for ages and couldn't spot it. Must be getting as doddery as ironass
     
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    No, "lazy" was me just flipping to another tab and pasting the link instead of finding the actual file post. :)
     
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    I've not had chance to look at this latest kernel cleaner yet as my laptop is buggered so I may have to wait until i'm back in work on wed before I can have a proper look.
    The ultimate kernel cleaner removes specific files from the init.d folder so my guess is it wipes specific kernel and/or custom ROM files.
    The v1 of the one I did removes all startup scripts. This would give the next kernel a truly fresh start.
    I know certain roms have specific startup scripts as standard, so is your choice as to if you want to keep them. I posted and discussed all the checkrom startup scripts in my kernel cleaner thread. I can create a checkrom init.d folder restore .zip if required. I just have the siyah battery in my init.d folder using checkrom and all works very well for me.

    i'm contemplating new features in my next version (eg. Removing /data/user.log. So that you know messages are only from the current kernel) and like I mentioned in my original thread, i'm open to any suggestions. :)

    Edit: After 2 hours I've finally managed to boot my laptop. How long it lasts is anyone's guess.
    I've looked at this new kernel cleaner, and it is in fact IDENTICAL to the Ultimate version with the exception of what it prints to the screen, and that it also removes Voltage Control's startup script.

    it deletes the following:
    /system/etc/init.d/S91voltctrl
    /system/etc/init.d/S_volt_scheduler
    /system/etc/init.d/S70zipalign
    /system/etc/init.d/S90scheduler
    /system/etc/init.d/S99finish
    /system/etc/init.d/89system_tweak
    /system/etc/init.d/98system_tweak
    /system/etc/init.d/S89system_tweak
    /system/etc/init.d/S98system_tweak
    /system/etc/init.d/S90screenstate_scaling
    /system/etc/init.d/90screenstate_scaling
    /system/etc/init.d/98screenstate_scaling
    /system/etc/init.d/S98screenstate_scaling
     
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    For those who would like to wipe init.d folder, but restore CheckROM init.d scripts, you can use my kernel cleaner to do the wipe, and follow this with the zip below:

    CheckROM init scripts restore

    This will restore the following into the init.d folder:
    02modules
    05module
    90ram-tweaks
    98mounts
    99complete
    S95zipalign

    see this post for more information
     
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