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By hagensieker, Member on 20th November 2013, 09:08 PM
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I recently downloaded the kitkat update linked from there and did a fast boot install. This morning I checked my Nexus 7 and it said I had a system update to 4.4 available to download and install.

I was under the impression these were exactly the same update. Why would it upgrade my upgrade?

Also the installation I have has glitch kernel installed. I thought everything had to be stock to get the update?

And by the way I know people are tracking who is getting the OTA update and where. I live in Iwakuni Japan .

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20th November 2013, 09:14 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by hagensieker

I recently downloaded the kitkat update linked from there and did a fast boot install. This morning I checked my Nexus 7 and it said I had a system update to 4.4 available to download and install.

I was under the impression these were exactly the same update. Why would it upgrade my upgrade?

Also the installation I have has glitch kernel installed. I thought everything had to be root to get the update?

And by the way I know people are tracking who is getting the OTA update and where. I live in Iwakuni Japan .

John

KitKat KRT16O was the first release. KitKat KRT16S is the update.

You probably installed KRT16O and got the KRT16S via OTA update.
20th November 2013, 09:17 PM |#3  
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KitKat KRT16O was the first release. KitKat KRT16S is the update.

You probably installed KRT16O and got the KRT16S via OTA update.

Correct you are. KRT16S. Left glitch kernel intact though..........


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20th November 2013, 09:44 PM |#4  
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Correct you are. KRT16S. Left glitch kernel intact though..........


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That's because the KRT16S kernel is exactly the same as the KRT16O kernel so it wasn't included in the ota update. That allowed your existing kernel to stay in place and not get overwritten.
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That's because the KRT16S kernel is exactly the same as the KRT16O kernel so it wasn't included in the ota update. That allowed your existing kernel to stay in place and not get overwritten.

Makes sense.....thank you.
21st November 2013, 01:35 AM |#6  
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The update was just 3.4 mb it did not contain any boot.img
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So do we know yet what the changes are?
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