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By Kubombelar, Member on 4th August 2014, 08:59 PM
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Hi guys I have an LG D802, so I was wondering if I flashed a kernel that previously worked on jellybean onto kitkat will it work without any issues? From what i hear a kernel is phone/hardware specific and not android version specific. I would like your opinions on this before I do anything. Thanks
 
 
4th August 2014, 09:16 PM |#2  
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Hi guys I have an LG D802, so I was wondering if I flashed a kernel that previously worked on jellybean onto kitkat will it work without any issues? From what i hear a kernel is phone/hardware specific and not android version specific. I would like your opinions on this before I do anything. Thanks

If you're on stock lg kitkat - flash lg kitkat kernel

If you're on stock lg jb - flash lg jb kernel
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If you're on stock lg kitkat - flash lg kitkat kernel

If you're on stock lg jb - flash lg jb kernel

Thanks for that reply....well the customised kernel i have was for stock JB K4.2.2 thought it would work on cyanogen based on KK4.4
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Thanks for that reply....well the customised kernel i have was for stock JB K4.2.2 thought it would work on cyanogen based on KK4.4

Well... aosp / cm = again aosp/cm kernel. Not stock kernel
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