Please go here now: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1653777
Mods should unsticky mine and sticky that instead.
1) you are an idiot and it prolly was :)
2) you did kang the kernel (its under GPL so you have every right to) and the reason it didn't compile for you is because you're a dumb ass and were using the wrong config. We resolved that for you in case...
For those having trouble with adb and whatnot here is a simpler guide:
WARNING: Some can't activate now. Your risk.
Download these at bottom of post:
The odexed rom from here:
Go to the above link if your a victim of virgin mobile firmware.