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Is it possible to flash a sprint tw rom with safestrap as long as I use the right kernel?

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No, safestrap does not touch kernel and the sprint kernel is different. Safestrap can only run roms using the stock vzw tw kernel.

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This is not entirely true. The kernel from a Sprint ROM is still a TW kernel, and it is possible to use other carrier ROMs, but there's possibility you'll run into many issues.

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This is not entirely true. The kernel from a Sprint ROM is still a TW kernel, and it is possible to use other carrier ROMs, but there's possibility you'll run into many issues.

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He's talking about safestrap tho. He has a locked bootloader.

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He's talking about safestrap tho. He has a locked bootloader.

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I know, but it is still possible. The kernels are not entirely different, and so there's a pretty good possibility it will run. Just like i said, there will be issues. Safestrap can still run cross carrier, it's possible to run international and people with AT&T phones on safestrap have reported using VZW roms, so it should still work.
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I know, but it is still possible. The kernels are not entirely different, and so there's a pretty good possibility it will run. Just like i said, there will be issues. Safestrap can still run cross carrier, it's possible to run international and people with AT&T phones on safestrap have reported using VZW roms, so it should still work.
Yes but the rom needs the stock kernel that they are running in his case he needs the mk2 kernel to whatever rom he's running already ported into the rom.

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Yes but the rom needs the stock kernel that they are running in his case he needs the mk2 kernel to whatever rom he's running already ported into the rom.

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The ROM does not need the stock kernel in it. It just needs to be compatible with the stock kernel. Just like on unlocked bootloaders how you can run different ROM's with just the stock kernel, we can too. It does not need to be made specifically with the MK2 kernel, it just needs to be compatible with it which is different and much more possible.
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