[KERNEL] [December 3] ElementalX-N6P 6.11

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flar2

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ElementalX Kernel
for Nexus 6P (angler)
p2214177205-11.jpg


ElementalX is like the stock kernel by default, but allows you to change almost anything you want.

ElementalX is designed for maximum stability. It is made for people who depend on their phone every day.

ElementalX is simple and clean. It does not have useless kernel patches or make dangerous or experimental changes to your phone that cause weird or inexplicable problems.

ElementalX has useful and well-tested features that make your phone better.



Features
  • Easy installation and setup with Aroma installer
  • Wake Gestures (sweep2wake and doubletap2wake)
  • Sweep2sleep
  • Overclock or underclock CPU
  • Advanced color control (RGB, Saturation, Value, Contrast, Hue)
  • Sound control (headphones, speaker and mic)
  • Backlight dimmer option
  • High Brightness Mode option
  • Option to disable touchboost
  • NTFS r/w and exFAT support
  • Option to disable fsync
  • Adjustable vibration
  • MultiROM support
  • WireGuard support
  • Does not force encryption
  • Does not modify system partition
  • Compatible with systemless root and Android Pay


Installation

1. Flash in recovery

For maximum compatibility with all ROMs, ElementalX uses your existing ramdisk.
Do NOT flash this over other custom kernels!
You should only flash ElementalX over the kernel that came with your ROM!!!



Notes

EX Kernel Manager can be used to configure settings and update or install the kernel quickly and easily.


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Download

Android 8.1.0 (Oreo)
ElementalX-N6P-6.11

Android 8.0.0 (Oreo)
ElementalX-N6P-5.06

Android 7.1.2 (Nougat)
ElementalX-N6P-4.14

Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
ElementalX-N6P-1.22





Source code
https://github.com/flar2/angler






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ElementalX-N6P, Kernel for the Huawei Nexus 6P

Contributors
flar2
Source Code: https://github.com/flar2/angler

Kernel Special Features:

Version Information
Status: Stable

Created 2015-11-04
Last Updated 2018-12-03
 
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flar2

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Changelog

1.17
-May security update

1.16
-April security update
-update installer

1.15
-fix camera gesture

1.14
-fix wake gestures timing


1.13
-Marshmallow-dr1.5 update


1.12
-March security update


1.11
-allow s2w to be set immediately after boot
-remove enforcing option (use permissive.zip if needed)


1.10
-disable KSM by default
-add multirom support
-add WiFi wakelock toggles
-revert a few minor things


1.08
-re-enable KSM
-revert a commit to zRAM that broke userspace tools (swapon/swapoff and proc/swaps)


1.07
-disable KSM


1.06
-enable KSM
-update CFQ
-add DriveDroid support
-a few minor tweaks and optimizations


1.05
-fix dm-verity warning for non-root users
-add check for touchboost file_context
-bluedroid_timer wakelock block


1.04
-Google update
-allow access to touchboost setting without SuperSU (eg: Cyanogenmod)


1.03
-improve HBM code for angler
-disable vibration at min setting


1.02
-High brightness mode
-a few optimizations


1.01
-add camera lauch gesture (swipe down to open camera)
-add backlight dimmer option to installer
-update installer


1.00
-update for Android 6.0.1


0.11
-build with o3 gcc optimization
-Add touchboost option


0.10
-build with o2 gcc optimization
-Add backlight dimmer option


0.09
-clean up sound driver
-CAF updates to interactive
-reduce wifi wakelocks


0.08
-fix Angler 3-button headset button press detection (smartperson/Nathan K)
-Don't reset keys pressed at suspend time (@atl4ntis)


0.07
-fix mic gain and camcorder gain settings
-revert "Allow clients to specify/query the colorspace"


0.06
-add speaker volume and sound control support
-fix i/o scheduler setting in AROMA


0.05
-enforcing optional
-installer updates


0.04
-add wake gestures
-allow stock dt2w to be enabled while screen is off


0.03
-update KCAL color driver to fix color settings on boot


0.02
-add AROMA installer


0.01
-various tweaks and optimizations
-overclocking
-elementalx governor
-BFQ, FIOPS and SIO i/o schedulers
-exFAT support
-NTFS support
-TCP congestion avoidance algorithms
-KCAL advanced color control (@savoca)
 
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FuMMoD

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So glad to see you again @flar2!

Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk

---------- Post added at 11:57 PM ---------- Previous post was at 11:55 PM ----------

So glad to see you again @flar2!

Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
Can anyone confirm if the flash works fine. I'm away from a computer right now so I won't be able to flash a boot IMG.

Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
 
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flar2

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So glad to see you again @flar2!

Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk

---------- Post added at 11:57 PM ---------- Previous post was at 11:55 PM ----------


Can anyone confirm if the flash works fine. I'm away from a computer right now so I won't be able to flash a boot IMG.

Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk

It's a flashable zip
 

flar2

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Who's going to be the first to overclock :eek: , nice work flar!

Edit: Going to try out the KCAL control and see if I can make the whites a bit cooler.

For the moment, you'll have to modify the command line in the boot.img for over/under clocking.

Tomorrow I will finish the full installer so freqs can be selected.
 

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For the moment, you'll have to modify the command line in the boot.img for over/under clocking.

Tomorrow I will finish the full installer so freqs can be selected.

Super glad to see you here! Had been using ElementalX throughout on my (now retired) Nexus 5. Now that I have moved to 6P, I have a couple of questions -

1. Are the verity checks in kernel disabled, or will be notified at boot if the system image has been modified in any way?

2. To root (the normal method, not the new systemless method), all I need to do is just flash the SuperSU zip & it should work, correct?

Thanks in advance mate!
 
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Super glad to see you here! Had been using ElementalX throughout on my (now retired) Nexus 5. Now that I have moved to 6P, I have a couple of questions -

1. Are the verity checks in kernel disabled, or will be notified at boot if the system image has been modified in any way?

2. To root (the normal method, not the new systemless method), all I need to do is just flash the SuperSU zip & it should work, correct?

Thanks in advance mate!

Don't forget to install Busybox after flashing SuperSU
 

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    ElementalX Kernel
    for Nexus 6P (angler)
    p2214177205-11.jpg


    ElementalX is like the stock kernel by default, but allows you to change almost anything you want.

    ElementalX is designed for maximum stability. It is made for people who depend on their phone every day.

    ElementalX is simple and clean. It does not have useless kernel patches or make dangerous or experimental changes to your phone that cause weird or inexplicable problems.

    ElementalX has useful and well-tested features that make your phone better.



    Features
    • Easy installation and setup with Aroma installer
    • Wake Gestures (sweep2wake and doubletap2wake)
    • Sweep2sleep
    • Overclock or underclock CPU
    • Advanced color control (RGB, Saturation, Value, Contrast, Hue)
    • Sound control (headphones, speaker and mic)
    • Backlight dimmer option
    • High Brightness Mode option
    • Option to disable touchboost
    • NTFS r/w and exFAT support
    • Option to disable fsync
    • Adjustable vibration
    • MultiROM support
    • WireGuard support
    • Does not force encryption
    • Does not modify system partition
    • Compatible with systemless root and Android Pay


    Installation

    1. Flash in recovery

    For maximum compatibility with all ROMs, ElementalX uses your existing ramdisk.
    Do NOT flash this over other custom kernels!
    You should only flash ElementalX over the kernel that came with your ROM!!!



    Notes

    EX Kernel Manager can be used to configure settings and update or install the kernel quickly and easily.


    Google+ Community


    Download

    Android 8.1.0 (Oreo)
    ElementalX-N6P-6.11

    Android 8.0.0 (Oreo)
    ElementalX-N6P-5.06

    Android 7.1.2 (Nougat)
    ElementalX-N6P-4.14

    Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
    ElementalX-N6P-1.22





    Source code
    https://github.com/flar2/angler






    _____________________________________

    XDA:DevDB Information
    ElementalX-N6P, Kernel for the Huawei Nexus 6P

    Contributors
    flar2
    Source Code: https://github.com/flar2/angler

    Kernel Special Features:

    Version Information
    Status: Stable

    Created 2015-11-04
    Last Updated 2018-12-03
    85
    Changelog

    1.17
    -May security update

    1.16
    -April security update
    -update installer

    1.15
    -fix camera gesture

    1.14
    -fix wake gestures timing


    1.13
    -Marshmallow-dr1.5 update


    1.12
    -March security update


    1.11
    -allow s2w to be set immediately after boot
    -remove enforcing option (use permissive.zip if needed)


    1.10
    -disable KSM by default
    -add multirom support
    -add WiFi wakelock toggles
    -revert a few minor things


    1.08
    -re-enable KSM
    -revert a commit to zRAM that broke userspace tools (swapon/swapoff and proc/swaps)


    1.07
    -disable KSM


    1.06
    -enable KSM
    -update CFQ
    -add DriveDroid support
    -a few minor tweaks and optimizations


    1.05
    -fix dm-verity warning for non-root users
    -add check for touchboost file_context
    -bluedroid_timer wakelock block


    1.04
    -Google update
    -allow access to touchboost setting without SuperSU (eg: Cyanogenmod)


    1.03
    -improve HBM code for angler
    -disable vibration at min setting


    1.02
    -High brightness mode
    -a few optimizations


    1.01
    -add camera lauch gesture (swipe down to open camera)
    -add backlight dimmer option to installer
    -update installer


    1.00
    -update for Android 6.0.1


    0.11
    -build with o3 gcc optimization
    -Add touchboost option


    0.10
    -build with o2 gcc optimization
    -Add backlight dimmer option


    0.09
    -clean up sound driver
    -CAF updates to interactive
    -reduce wifi wakelocks


    0.08
    -fix Angler 3-button headset button press detection (smartperson/Nathan K)
    -Don't reset keys pressed at suspend time (@atl4ntis)


    0.07
    -fix mic gain and camcorder gain settings
    -revert "Allow clients to specify/query the colorspace"


    0.06
    -add speaker volume and sound control support
    -fix i/o scheduler setting in AROMA


    0.05
    -enforcing optional
    -installer updates


    0.04
    -add wake gestures
    -allow stock dt2w to be enabled while screen is off


    0.03
    -update KCAL color driver to fix color settings on boot


    0.02
    -add AROMA installer


    0.01
    -various tweaks and optimizations
    -overclocking
    -elementalx governor
    -BFQ, FIOPS and SIO i/o schedulers
    -exFAT support
    -NTFS support
    -TCP congestion avoidance algorithms
    -KCAL advanced color control (@savoca)
    69
    So, it turns out this device does have a secret doubletap2wake setting:

    Code:
    echo 1 > /sys/devices/soc.0/f9924000.i2c/i2c-2/2-0070/input/input0/wake_gesture

    Surprised nobody found it yet!
    62
    If the settings are all there in the free version, why pay?

    I just spent $1300 on new phones this month and will spend countless hours developing cool features that will be used by this and other kernels. So I really do appreciate it when people spend a few dollars on my app.
    60
    Update!!!

    August security update and update for N preview 5



    Marshmallow
    ElementalX-N6P-1.21



    Changes:
    -August security update
    -speed up zRAM
    -fix installer


    N Preview 5
    ElementalX-N6P-3.04



    Changes:
    -update for N preview 5
    -speed up zRAM
    -fix installer
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