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Root [Virgin Mobile] does anyone know how to flash kernel and good way to save battery life?

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  1. TronXiix

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    So far good ROM I've tried is midnightrom ^_^ battery still draining :( any good recommendation's for battery use. And explain over clock and under clock? Help me out thanks :) how do you flash custom kernel?
     

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    DONT flash any custom kernels right now as there is a bug that will brick your phone
     
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    Someone found out the hard way^
     
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    =[ Twice....
     
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    So custom kernel isn't working :/ any good ideal to control battery life?
     
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    Well, as of right now, either mine or punkmaxx's are your best bet. That and downloading a third party app from the store
     
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    Can They use mobile odin pro lol. It flash kernel I'm not sure
     
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    I'm not even 100% sure it's safe to do that. I mean, you can TRY, but if you brick your phone itll be a couple days till VM sends you a new one :p
     
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    Why are people saying that they are safely flashing kernels while you're saying that you can't? I'm just a little confused so can someone explain what's safe to flash and what's not? :thinking:
     
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    What happened was I flashed the kernel for the international GS3 and it somehow totally destroyed the phone :| I think I was in a daze or something lol
     
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    Well that kernel was meant for a phone that has 4 cores instead of 2 and doesnt support LTE, so when it flashed it probably got super confused and just shut itself down for good
     
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    Ohh that makes sense.
     
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    i think the ones that work are signed stock kernels that are wrapped in the rom. flashing a kernel outside of the rom could break stuff. after all the mount points are different and could take a whole new script to get them to flash correctly.
     

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