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[kernel][OneUI] hadesKernel v1.4 for S8/S8+/Note8 Exynos [10.10.2019]

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* Your warranty is now void.
* I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
* thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please
* do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this kernel
* before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if
* you point the finger at me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you.
Welcome to hadesKernel

Some personal thoughts:
- this kernel works only on exynos variants of S8(+) and Note8, only Pie and OneUI based roms (stock and stock based roms) I'm not responsable for what can happen if you flash on other devices/roms/android versions.
- if you take any of my work without my permission i'll report you, and you'll probably get banned.
- you should read at least install instructions stated in this post - i won't offer support for any issues regarding installation;
- for more info about features included and bug reports make sure you read post #3;
- press 'Thanks' button instead of saying it - it will keep the thread clean and keep me motivated to do more;
- feel free to send me some coffee (which btw, runs out pretty quick) via paypal, if you want to support my work.

Supported devices:
- G950F / G950FD / G950N / G955F / G955FD / G955N / N950F / N950FD / N950N

  • G95*FXXS5DSI1 September and N950FXXS7DSH6 August security patch source
  • compiled with gcc 9.1
  • RMM/KG prepatched (more info about RMM here)
  • fully enforcing with the ability to change to permissive
  • disabled tima/knox/rkp/defex/dm_verity/fips/knox
  • enabled mass_storage for DriveDroid (download here latest beta app)
  • disabled zswap and added zram
  • Led fade
  • Moro Sound control
  • Boeffla Wakelock blocker
  • Wireguard support
  • blu_active CPU governor
  • other compiler optimizations
  • init.d support
  • dex with any hdmi adapter
  • crc/fsync toggle
  • ramdisk scripts for on boot optimizations
  • disabled excessive samsung logging/tracing

  • none encountered (see FAQ on #3 post for workarounds)

  • make sure you have a compatible rom installed (any OneUI pie rom including stock and stock based roms)
  • make sure you have TWRP 3.3.x installed (download latest official for Note8 or S8/S8+, install instructions here)
  • download zip and put it into phone's storage
  • enter TWRP recovery
  • flash zip
  • optional - flash root
  • reboot and enjoy
  • optional - download and install hKtweaks or MTweaks to be able to change some settings.

Telegram support
  • on #2 post

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*if i missed someone PM me and i'll add

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hadesKernel , Kernel for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (2017 Phone)

Source Code:

Kernel Special Features:

Version Information
Status: Stable
Current Stable Version: v1.4
Stable Release Date: 2019-10-10

Created 2019-05-27
Last Updated 2019-10-10
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Q: How to report bugs?
A: If you want to report a bug make sure you include:
-device variant / modem version / bootloader version / region
-detailed info about the encountered issue
-steps to reproduce the bug

Q: How to take logs?
A: Download Logcat Extreme and take a look at this.

Q: Does it work with stock rom?
A: Only if you format data on TWRP before installing, if you had stock kernel before - please do note this will erase all your data and internal storage

Q: How to revert to stock kernel?
A: That's not a choice at this moment, you either reflash your current custom rom (if that had stock kernel included), or install stock firmware via Odin which will probably cause damage to all your data including internal storage.

Q: What semi-systemless kernel means?
A: I changed the way of patching camera drivers and secure storage libs in a way to avoid altering original files, so if you are on stock rom and stock kernel, you can simply backup your boot.img and if you don't like hades you can restore that boot.img without any futher issues.

Q: Saved wifi/bluetooth connections don't work anymore, what to do?
A: Simply forget and reconnect wifi networks and/or re-pair bluetooth devices.

Q: Why is this kernel better than *&% kernel?
A: I never said it is and i also don't like to compare. You are the only that can decide if it is or not for your use.

Q: Why this kernel?
A: I made this kernel to disable samsung security and add few things for myself, since it went pretty well for me i decided to include it in the rom and release as separate too.

Q: Why samsung security disabled?
A: Samsung firmware and kernels are signed and made to get along eachother untampered. The second you change something (even only with rooting stock rom), that very moment security starts to spam in logs/operations which can result in lags/heats/freezes etc. Since we can't sign our roms/kernels as samsung, it`s better to disable security to avoid conflicts and ulterior issues.

Q: What's Moro Sound and how does that work?
A: It's an advanced sound control implemented first in S7 by @morogoku, which can be found in hKtweaks / MTweaks - sound section.
You can change the output gain for speaker(s) and headphones, and also the equalizer to one of the profiles inside, or to your very own profile according to your taste.
*I'm not responsable for any damage made by yourself on your phone/headphones/ears using too high values on this mod. If you are in doubt just leave it disabled or switch to other kernel.

Q: Why a separate tweaks app?
A: I made this app to properly maintain and adapt A5/A7 2017, your choice what app you want to use.
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27th May 2019, 07:54 PM |#5  
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Long waited stock close kernel👍👌

Thx again @corsicanu - God of Hades!
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Great... delicius... thanks...

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29th May 2019, 08:24 AM |#8  
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Is this the same version as what is in the latest hades ROM or are there any differences?
29th May 2019, 08:35 AM |#9  
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Originally Posted by hshah

Is this the same version as what is in the latest hades ROM or are there any differences?

As mentioned in Telegram, it's the same version as on Hades Rom v7.
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29th May 2019, 01:25 PM |#10  
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Nice kernel. Running fine so far. Thank you.
30th May 2019, 09:31 AM |#11  
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Some issues.
Hi Dev.

I have tried to flash this kernel because it sounds nice, but after I have flashed it and installed Magisk v19.2 over it my Substratum is not loading themes and Xposed framework not working at all.

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