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Backup stock kernel. Is is possible?

21st January 2014, 09:51 AM |#1  
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Hello,

I would like to backup my stock kernel, before flashing a custom rom. Is it possible?
 
 
21st January 2014, 03:42 PM |#2  
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You don't need to do that. Just download the stock rom/kernel for your phone. As far as I know all kernels are the same and there's no difference depending on your region. Remember your kernel version and just download the kernel with the same build number from xda for example

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21st January 2014, 05:04 PM |#3  
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You don't need to do that. Just download the stock rom/kernel for your phone. As far as I know all kernels are the same and there's no difference depending on your region. Remember your kernel version and just download the kernel with the same build number from xda for example

Sent from my Nexus 4 running Android 4.4

I see. What if I could not find my kernel version and I wanted to extract it from my phone? Is it feasible?
23rd January 2014, 09:58 AM |#4  
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I see. What if I could not find my kernel version and I wanted to extract it from my phone? Is it feasible?

u will find it 100% like said above , no need for that. every stock.ics.ftf contains a kernel u can easily flash. no need for crazy stuffs, bro.

if u get any trouble just flash a stock.ics.ftf & ur phone is like out of the box
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23rd January 2014, 10:01 AM |#5  
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u will find it 100% like said above , no need for that. every stock.ics.ftf contains a kernel u can easily flash. no need for crazy stuffs, bro.

if u get any trouble just flash a stock.ics.ftf & ur phone is like out of the box

Understood. Thanks a million!
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