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Can I flash a kernel onto my n7 with the stock ROM I am rooted with cwm recovery

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By xda23, Senior Member on 15th February 2014, 12:33 AM
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15th February 2014, 01:07 AM |#2  
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Sure, as long as it's a proper kernel for your device.
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15th February 2014, 01:53 AM |#3  
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Sure, as long as it's a proper kernel for your device.

Oh wow! Its possible?! You're kidding me or it's real?!
15th February 2014, 02:08 AM |#4  
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Oh wow! Its possible?! You're kidding me or it's real?!

Not sure if you're being sarcastic or not....but yeah, it's possible and I'm not kidding.
15th February 2014, 04:02 AM |#5  
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Not sure if you're being sarcastic or not....but yeah, it's possible and I'm not kidding.

There's no sarcasm intended so please don't misunderstand but I'm just surprise that a custom kernel can work on stock. That's all
15th February 2014, 05:03 AM |#6  
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There's no sarcasm intended so please don't misunderstand but I'm just surprise that a custom kernel can work on stock. That's all

Oh , sorry about that then, sometimes it's hard to tell.
15th February 2014, 06:43 AM |#7  
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Oh , sorry about that then, sometimes it's hard to tell.

I think he was honestly shocked bud. This is my first nexus and I didn't know the kernels worked on stock. I am use to Samsung/LG phones where the kernel has to be made specific for stock (Samsung/LG stock) or AOSP. That is pretty cool dude! Nice to know. :sly::thumbup:

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15th February 2014, 04:49 PM |#8  
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I think he was honestly shocked bud. This is my first nexus and I didn't know the kernels worked on stock. I am use to Samsung/LG phones where the kernel has to be made specific for stock (Samsung/LG stock) or AOSP. That is pretty cool dude! Nice to know. :sly::thumbup:

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Fair enough.

Oh, and the other thing to look out for, some kernels are meant for CAF ROMs (like CM11), (the N7 stock ROM is non-caf), so make sure it's a non-caf kernel as well as one for your device if you plan to flash to a stock ROM. Kernel developers that make both usually make it obvious which is which.
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Fair enough.

Oh, and the other thing to look out for, some kernels are meant for CAF ROMs (like CM11), (the N7 stock ROM is non-caf), so make sure it's a non-caf kernel as well as one for your device if you plan to flash to a stock ROM. Kernel developers that make both usually make it obvious which is which.

I come from HTC phones whereby a custom kernel has to be "paired" with at least a custom rom so never know that its actually possible fior a custom kernel on stock
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