Originally Posted by gruessle
1) The kernel doesn't care where you place the files. Right now I use a debian system with Ferora and Gentoo in a chroot. Both work fine with the Debian kernel.
In other words, if you have a kernel that works for you then use that it should work with the rest of the installation.
2) I don't get what you mean with files are "split up into many files", I am just guessing but you must be extracting it wrong. Maybe it's a windows thing, I haven't used windows in 15 years so I wouldn't be able to help you with that.
3) I have included everything you need to duplicate what I got, which works for me, and it appears to work for others too. Now i don't use that phone much, and there might be bugs I am unaware of, but don't tell me it doesn't work at all, just because you can't get it to work.
To reiterate on what I said in an earlier post, it was my understanding that /system required files to be placed in a certain area under a certain name. Wether that name be /data or /bin or whatever. Maybe I stand corrected...
On the installation of the kernel, I used both the RUU and HardSPL methods (flash from win xp and flash from SD card). Neither process worked for me... Something I'm doing wrong?
I don't understand as much about Debian as I should, but since I wrote code and programs in SCO Xenix in the past, I should have some grasp on how Linux works.
As for Android, I'm just beginning to understand the different parameters that makes it work with phones and other devices. I apologize for any lack of knowledge that I show or mistakes I make in figuring this stuff out.
Development device (still running strong)
AT&T Tilt/HTC Kaiser 160
Fresh Froyo 8/29/11
Scoot's 188.8.131.52 N50Vc Kernel
Samsung SGH-i997 Infuse 4G, Some form of CM10.1