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Default New 4.4.2 firmware on old bootloader

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Is it possible to run the new firmware without upgrading the bootloader or does this require a non standard kernel?

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Hi all

Is it possible to run the new firmware without upgrading the bootloader or does this require a non standard kernel?

TIA


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AFAIK, a modified kernel is need if ever.
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Hi all

Is it possible to run the new firmware without upgrading the bootloader or does this require a non standard kernel?

TIA


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Yes it may be, but use a custom rom stock

Like omega, wanam, etc..

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