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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Dabitz, Apr 27, 2012.

  1. Dabitz

    Dabitz Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I am new to all this stuff, after messing up my phone last night and fixing it up that to you guys help I managed now to be running ROM][4.0.4] AOKP/B34/M4/Mods (4/26).

    Can you please recommend a Kernel? I am looking to improve battery life and performance as well. I was going to do Franco's latest milestone, but I wanted to make sure I load something that has worked for you guys and that won't mess up my phone.

    Thanks (again)
     


  2. trophynuts

    trophynuts Extreme Android User

    A lot of people use Franco. I like Franco and Leankernel the best.
     
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  3. RedWingsFanEd

    RedWingsFanEd Newbie

    I bought the Franco Kernal Updater which is easy to use and gives you the option of flashing Franco's kernal (which I use) or Imoseyon's lean kernal.
     
  4. Dabitz

    Dabitz Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    That's awsome, thanks. Well worth it.
     
  5. viper689

    viper689 Android Expert

    I've always preferred LeanKernel, but the past few versions have been a bit buggy for me, so I'm sitting on LK 2.8. Franco never seemed to do anything for my phone.
     
  6. jbdan

    jbdan Extreme Android User

    You'll have to experiment and find out what your phone prefers and what you prefer. That said Franco M3 and M2, Faux 15m, and Lean are what I recommend.
     
  7. MSUgEEk

    MSUgEEk Android Expert

    I'm running LeanKernel 3.1 and having a really good experience with it. I've tried Faux and Franco and both sucked on my phone. HUGE battery drain with both of them. I've been on LeanKernel 95% of the time and would highly recommend it.

    That being said, each Nexus seems to be a little different and responds differently to each kernel and even each build of each kernel.
     
  8. Steven58

    Moderator

    Funny. I was going to ask the same question, which was best between these kernals. I use leankernal 3.3, presently.
     
  9. Dabitz

    Dabitz Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    You flash this the same way you would flash a rom right? Thru clock work / install zip, etc?
     
  10. jbdan

    jbdan Extreme Android User

    Yessir. Just wipe dalvik cache prior to the kernel flash.
     
  11. djc999

    djc999 Newbie

    Would it be beneficial to install franco m3 on my aokp 34 rom? Just looking for it to be smooth with better battery, not interested in overclocking
     
  12. jbdan

    jbdan Extreme Android User


    No one knows until you try it. You'll have to see for yourself. No 2 phones are alike and your experience with any kernel/rom combo will be completely unique from what others might experience with the same combo.
     
  13. Dabitz

    Dabitz Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    That's the combo I had but I thought battery life was bad compared to factory. Phone was really fast though. I'm testing Imoseyon 3.3.0 now to see how it compares.
     
  14. djc999

    djc999 Newbie

    I got about 20 hours with the M3 and aokp 34 combo yesterday with moderate use with the extended battery. How is Imoseyon 3.3.0 working so far for you?
     
  15. Dabitz

    Dabitz Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    It's working a lot better. I haven't done a scientific analysis by any means, but I can tell battery life is a lot better now.
     

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