f no problems, then it's OK. The Android is not showing up? It had to be, according to the desc.txt.
I think what (s)he is trying to say is that the phone boots before the android logo finish loading. When it starts showing the 180.png (part2 fold...
What i always do is:
Flash the desired rom (kernel, recovery or whatever other stuffs; always rooted).
Log into gapps to download "busybox installer".
Acivate debug mode.
Open busybox, verify install location (/system/xbin), tick "advance instal...
my patch is baseband(modem) not is kernel wants to use the siyah etc
1- you have to flash every time..
2-) So yes you can change your kernel.
I asked you about modem because i have poor wifi conection, it has slow bandwith. I hadn't tested gps ...