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Prompt [Q] Failed Flashing Kernel

Hello to all,
I want to install on my Xperia Arc S rom "MIUI"
and I need to flash your kernel with Flashtool
Then boot into fastboot mode (blue light) the pc recognizes it
I select and open flashtool to flash the file.img
only that the procedure terminates and says "Failed Flashing Kernel"

Debugging is checked, the unknown origins but also can not install the kenerl I tried other tools but also have said that it has failed

Latest Flashtool - checked
Unlocked Bootloader - checked
Rooted Device - I have not rooted it
Flashtool Driver installed - checked
ADB drivers - checked

P.S. for root permissions I tried to get them with the tools Eroot but I do not detect my phone
while the pc, no unknown device

sorry for bad english
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The first thing you need to do is rooting your device otherwise you literally can't do s*** with it.

And be sure to have usb debugging mode really enabled. Eroot should detect your phone.
Otherwise you can also use one-click-root.

Only after that you can install custom roms.
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Is your boatloader unlocked?

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Yes the bootloader is unlocked
the USB debug is active but the (root) software don't detect my phone
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You don't need root to flash kernel.

Post the full fastboot log of the kernel installation, then we can see further.
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someguyfromhell is right, you don't need root to flash a Kernel!!!!

Have you tried downloading or extracting the kernel again?
Also as an afterthought, maybe you could try flashing a stock ICS 4.1.B.0.587 full ftf, which will clean the kernel cache...

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