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[TOOL] Kernel Update Utility 0.9 - Flash kernels easily!

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By jkoljo, Recognized Developer on 26th November 2010, 04:22 PM
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Kernel Update Utility 0.9


"Making kernel flashing a bit easier"

About:
This lightweight tool takes a kernel, and flashes it to your device. You can give it the kernel in zImage or CWM flashable zip format. Some people have come across bootloops when using clockworkmod to flash kernels, hopefully this tool will prove to fit better for the job. It can also push and apply kernel modules. I have now flashed a kernel using this tool more times than I can count, and not a single bootloop or failed flash.

This tool is ideal for people who do not want to mess with command lines, and people who want the job done fast and easy.

System requirements:
  • Windows XP SP2 or higher
  • .NET 4.0
  • HTC Sync (or ADB drivers)
  • Rooted, ENG S-OFF Desire HD

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Changelog:

0.9:
- Added support for Lee's kernels

0.8:
- Added support for Kamma's new kernels

0.7:
- Fixed Windows XP file not found -bug
- Optimized the code further

0.6:
- Most cmd windows hidden
- Better instructions in module pushing
- Out of beta!

0.5a:
- Optimized a lot of code
- Improved SU permissions; fixed modules not getting pushed with phones that do not have root adb by default
- Cleans up /system/lib/modules to ensure cp functionality

0.4:
- It is now possible to choose multiple modules
- It cleans up afterwards

0.3:
- CWM zip file flashing, pushes all modules
- Space in filename -bug fixed

0.2:
- Initial release

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26th November 2010, 04:26 PM |#2  
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Hi,

thanks !!

Please add more selections for ko files:

- tun.ko
- cifs.ko
- other


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26th November 2010, 06:07 PM |#3  
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Yeah, I will

I will also make this work with CWM flashable zips, I am programming that in right now.
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good news, thanks.

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26th November 2010, 07:57 PM |#5  
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It can now flash zip files that would usually be flashed in clockworkmod. Using my app to flash it should reduce the possibility of a bootloop. Also the space in filename -bug has been fixed.

e: Another update, now for selecting and applying kernel modules. Please leave feedback! Is there something I should change? Any features you would like to see in this tool?

Keep in mind that this tool can also be used for recovering from some bootloops, where kernel itself is not properly flashed. In some situations, however, boot.img corrupts in CWM flash, then you will have to restore a partial nandroid.
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27th November 2010, 06:33 AM |#6  
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thanks.. now i wish there is a tool for pushing ENG hboot and CWM recovery .. where is unrevoked
27th November 2010, 08:30 AM |#7  
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Well, I can enable my tool to flash a recovery, but because flashing hboot is so risky, I think I will not do that feature..

So, are people interested in a recovery flasher?
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27th November 2010, 08:40 AM |#8  
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So now I can flash the .zip files that before I was flashing with the recovery with this application?
27th November 2010, 09:14 AM |#9  
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Yeah, if those files are kernels. This tool has been tested with Apache14's 1.2 and 1.5 GHz OC/UV kernels.
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Yeah, if those files are kernels. This tool has been tested with Apache14's 1.2 and 1.5 GHz OC/UV kernels.

Wow it's amazing guy!!! i have tried now, with, before my htc desire hd was going in eternal bootloop with origianl rom and 1,2 kernel now it's ok really tank you!!!
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