[kernel][6.0.1] leanKernel v1.8 (6/24/16)

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zymphad

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Imoseyon

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Hey guys!!!

I apologize for completely being AWOL. :( I've been terribly busy with personal life and work.

I keep saying to myself that I'll come back when I have a decent Nougat leanKernel, but the truth of the matter is that I just haven't had time to produce anything good. I tried for a couple of days and the end result was a very unstable alpha (at least to my standards). And then I haven't had a chance to try again.

I am coming back at some point in the near future, but I think what it may end up being is a leanKernel lite, something very close to stock. See you guys soon, hopefully!
 

danmaman

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No problem mate . Take your time
For the moment we have a good alternative to the lean kernel
With Kernvatore 1.0 ...
It is identical with lean
Thanks a lot

Cheers
 

knitler

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Hey guys!!!

I apologize for completely being AWOL. :( I've been terribly busy with personal life and work.

I keep saying to myself that I'll come back when I have a decent Nougat leanKernel, but the truth of the matter is that I just haven't had time to produce anything good. I tried for a couple of days and the end result was a very unstable alpha (at least to my standards). And then I haven't had a chance to try again.

I am coming back at some point in the near future, but I think what it may end up being is a leanKernel lite, something very close to stock. See you guys soon, hopefully!

Life comes first. Hope things calm down, also hope you eventually support Pixel XL but that's a more selfish note. :p
 
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knitler

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Sad as this question is should we assume this project is dead? I was really hoping to see it continue with the Pixel. The best kernel I've ever used for the 6 and 6P.
 

richii0207

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No, it doesn't, the closest post to an answer/update is almost a 8 months. He's not posted anything in this thread or mentioned the new project he's hoped to start.
The only person that can truly answer it is the OP himself. We can speculate or assume, but that's about it. You can try following his GitHub or social media.

Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
 

adame09

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Hey guys. If anyone misses lean kernel give Kernvatore https://forum.xda-developers.com/nexus-6p/development/kernel-kernvatore-t3471250 a shot. It's lean kernel-inspired and is updated monthly. It also has interactive x set as default governor.

Will this kernel work on a LOS based ROM ?
Use this kernel

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Electron kernel is pretty lean and snappy too
 

rocked_out

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Wow. This thread hasn't been active for awhile.
I used this idlekernel to solve the problem I was having with my Canadian Note 3(n900w8) which was not working softkeys after updating to lollipop.
The links does not seem to work anymore. I still have the files and recently someone asked me, if I could share the files.

I'm simply here to ask permission to make it available to public.
and...
Can I?
 

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    leanKernel is not for everyone.

    My philosophy is to keep the kernel footprint as small as possible by trimming as much fat as possible, and at the same time keeping it stable, power efficient, and fast. leanKernel is designed to be a drop in replacement for stock kernel, and so it tries not to deviate too far from stock.

    You will find that it's lacking some of the bells and whistles of other custom kernels, so if you like features you came to the wrong thread. :)

    Here's a longer post on what leanKernel is about.

    DOWNLOAD (flash in recovery)

    PREREQUISITE
    Unlocked bootloader, custom recovery installed, rooted (if lkconfig is needed)

    FEATURES
    • updated to latest 3.10 Linux
    • interactiveX - screen_off_maxfreq support (governor name was not changed from interactive)
    • compile optimized for cortex-a57/a53 and other gcc 4.9 optimizations. (toolchain: sabermod)
    • various performance/stability optimizations
    • fat trimmed by removing unnecessary components/features
    • force encryption turned off (changed to encryptable), /system verification disabled
    • lkconfig (lk) script for customizing leankernel (see below)
    • kcal color control (thanks to @savoca)
    • random generation optimization including e/frandom support, no need to tweak entropy
    • cherry-picked commits from CAF repo
    • wakelock control (wlan_rx)
    • display cpu voltages via sysfs (via compatible apps)
    • replaced deadline i/o scheduler with sioplus
    • a53/a57 overclock frequences (enable via lkconfig)
    • more to come!

    lkconfig
    Open terminal app, disable "Verify PATH entries" in setting, become superuser, then type "lkconfig" (or "lk") without quotes
    Code:
    [email protected]:/ $ su
    [email protected]:/ # lk
    
    leanKernel configurator
    ---
    0) display current settings
    
    1) wake gesture control
    2) wakelock control
    3) rgb/picture control
    4) interactiveX control
    5) cpu overclock control
    
    21) check top 10 wake locks (ie. wakeup sources)
    
    please enter a number (or press enter to exit):

    Push bullet channel: imoseyon

    source: https://github.com/imoseyon/leanKernel-angler
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    I'm sorry for completely being MIA guys. I had some major personal issues which prevented me from spending time on kernel development.

    I'm not 100% back yet, but I did spend some time on the v1.7 update: https://github.com/imoseyon/leanKernel-angler/releases/tag/v1.7

    I tried the stock kernel that came with mtc19v and I hated it. Hopefully leanKernel is better than stock haha. I haven't even tried the N-preview yet. Enjoy guys...
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    Hey guys!!!

    I apologize for completely being AWOL. :( I've been terribly busy with personal life and work.

    I keep saying to myself that I'll come back when I have a decent Nougat leanKernel, but the truth of the matter is that I just haven't had time to produce anything good. I tried for a couple of days and the end result was a very unstable alpha (at least to my standards). And then I haven't had a chance to try again.

    I am coming back at some point in the near future, but I think what it may end up being is a leanKernel lite, something very close to stock. See you guys soon, hopefully!
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    v1.5 is up:

    https://github.com/imoseyon/leanKernel-angler/releases/tag/v1.5

    I also added an option to clean up memory and hotboot OS in lkconfig. I noticed that there seems to be some sort of memory leak/bloat in marshmallow that appears to manifest after 3-4 days of continuous usage without reboot. The lkconfig option should help with that without having to cold boot the phone.
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    v1.6.1 is up: https://github.com/imoseyon/leanKernel-angler/releases/tag/v1.6.1

    Sorry for the delay guys. Both the standard and CM builds are on github now (above link).

    EDIT: microphone issue fixed now in v1.6.1
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