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Can someone make a list that shows how to flash and not flash?

Locked Bootloader with Root:Custom Kernels, Mods, Custom Roms, Custom Kernels, Stock Kernel?

Unlocked Bootloader with Root: .................

This way we have an easy way to know what to do and what not to do.

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LB: only stock based stuff, no kernels
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So if i have unlocked bootloader, it's hard to brick the phone?
 
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You mean like the ones already given in the how to guides in the general and development sections?

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You mean like the ones already given in the how to guides in the general and development sections?
I don't feel they are specific enough.
I feel they are missing out on explaining some parts.
 
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So if i have unlocked bootloader, it's hard to brick the phone?
Theoretically Yes, but in the main time you think you can do anything and you can flash something what really brick your phone, so I will be careful anyway.
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Theoretically Yes, but in the main time you think you can do anything and you can flash something what really brick your phone, so I will be careful anyway.
So i can crossflash any "Z1" kernel on Stock or Custom rom and vice versa?
 
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So i can crossflash any "Z1" kernel on Stock or Custom rom and vice versa?
Yes, you can flash Stock, Custom kernel like you like and any Stock, Custom Rom.

BUT I will not recommend to flash anything what it was not made for your model. So if the kernel is made for C6943 I will not flash it on C6903. Respect the compatibility.
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