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Hey BAM, actually I am building my own kernel(Right from scratch)
Have added basic features till now.
I am having this strange issue, whenever I change mkcompile_h the phone doesn't boot! I saw in your commits that you have modded it and it works fine on your kernels.. Any work around?

Also any difference between eng defconfig and user defconfig?

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Is the new 12 release based on 12ver6?
 
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Hey BAM, actually I am building my own kernel(Right from scratch)
Have added basic features till now.
I am having this strange issue, whenever I change mkcompile_h the phone doesn't boot! I saw in your commits that you have modded it and it works fine on your kernels.. Any work around?

Also any difference between eng defconfig and user defconfig?

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1) compile out of the "git" folder

2) make sure that the final kernel version string is same as stock

3) dont remember abt the defconfigs u can refer to the ones at my git repo
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I am having this strange issue, whenever I change mkcompile_h the phone doesn't boot!

Also any difference between eng defconfig and user defconfig?
What exactly are you changing?

Concerning the defconfigs, the main diffference is that CONFIG_SAMSUNG_KERNEL_DEBUG_USER is not set in the user_defconfig.

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Is the new 12 release based on 12ver6?
The defconfig has changed and there has been added one more fix to the ramdisk => Beta 12 and beta 12rc6 are not identical.
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1) compile out of the "git" folder

2) make sure that the final kernel version string is same as stock

3) dont remember abt the defconfigs u can refer to the ones at my git repo
Yeah you are right, as soon as I synced sources to github my kernel stopped booting.. Maybe that was the issue...

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What exactly are you changing?
I just changed..

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echo \#define LINUX_COMPILE_BY \"`whoami`\"
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echo \#define LINUX_COMPILE_BY \"Adi_Pat\"
and Device stops booting.. At first, looked like some **** up done by Samsung in the fsr module.. Even LOCALVERSION can't be changed in the config.
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Yeah you are right, as soon as I synced sources to github my kernel stopped booting.. Maybe that was the issue...
Add this commit as a workaround or keep your git directory and working directory separate. Made the same mistake when I first used github and DooMLoRD saved me
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Add this commit as a workaround or keep your git directory and working directory separate. Made the same mistake when I first used github and DooMLoRD saved me
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This saved me from total frustration , I had started from scratch three times

Now I'll finally be able to get this done

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As much as I love this kernel, my GF has an issue using it, everytime she uses this kernel her phone ends up restarting to Language selection :\ I don't know what changed but it works perfectly fine for me. Here's the layout

Were both on XXKPU using v12

install from zip - This works fine for me, but not for her, for her it shows "no files" despite being files in there. I asked her to swap to ganesh's CFRoot and it works properly, she can install without issues

reboots- Doesn't happen for me, but strongly for her, every restart gets her phone into a "force close" issue with most apps.

Themes- both using the same ICS one on XXKPU, works perfect for both of us, no issues so far.

I don't know if the ramdisks are different or something has changed, but I can't find v9 anymore for her to stick to an awesome kernel such as this.
 
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Try with a stock rom and a stock kernel. If it happens even with a stock rom, probably you have this problem: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1324452. I don't know if you read the whole thread (certainly the first pages ), but it seems an hardware problem.

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I'm sorry to bother you, but a noob here needs your help .

I cloned you git repo, adjusted the EXTRAVERSION in Kernel/Makefile, built the kernel (I used the same toolchain you used: arm-eabi-gcc (Linaro GCC 4.6-2011.11) 4.6.2), created the normalboot.img and flashed it. Unfortunately the phone is stucked at the Samsung Galaxy S screen.

Is there something wrong in what I did? I wanted to build a kernel because I wanted to try something, I never did before.

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