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[KERNEL][O/MIUI][4.4.140+] ★BlackBox-Kernel-R1.5★ | Darker Than Your Ex's Heart

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[KERNEL][O/MIUI][4.4.140+] ★BlackBox-Kernel-R1.5★ | Darker Than Your Ex's Heart

1*WOJbg7THtdGhtjJ3nELN6g@2x.png

BlackBox Kernel "R"-Edition
(Redmi Note 5 Pro - WhyRed)
R-Edition of this Kernel will always be focused on Stability and the X-Edition will be Focused on Experimental features. This Thread is for R-Edition of BlackBox Kernel.
Compatibility:
  • Every Oreo Based ROM
    -LineageOS
    -Resurection Remix
    -Mokee ROM
    -AEX
    -DOTOS
    -ETC

    [*] WORKS ON MIUI TOO

Features:
  • Epic Battery Life
  • No Tweaking Needed - Kernel takes care of everything! Flash and Forget!
  • WhyRed: Enable KCAL Color Control
  • Enable Boeffla WakeLock Blocker
  • Adreno Idler & Simple GPU Algorithm
  • Viberation Strength Control
  • Adreno Boost
  • Added UKSM (Special Thanks to @haseo97)
  • Added and Enabled Westwood (Default) and Other Congestion Control
  • Fsync on/off Support
  • WireGuard Kernel Integration
  • CPU Wake Boost Driver Enabled for WhyRed
  • Optimized Console FrameBuffer
  • Updated Camera Drivers (Video Recording Fixed)
  • Various Patches for Battery Efficiency and CPU Tweaks. Thanks to @sultanxda
  • Misc ARM Patches, VFS Cache Reduced to 50
  • CPU Freq: Patches
  • Disabled GFS: Improves UI Responsiveness.
  • TCP: Initial window size (Net Speed Improvement)
  • Enabled F2FS Support
  • Dirty Ratio & Dirty Background Ratio Tweaks
  • NOATIME and NODIRATIME by default ~20-30% Linux Disk Performance Gain
  • Disabled CRC Check - mmc: disable crc check for 30% extra performance
  • Compiled with Clang 7.0.2
  • Built on Stable Kernel Source by TeamWhyRed
  • Updated CAF to LA.UM.6.2.r2-03900-sdm660.0
  • Upstreamed to Latest Kernel Version - 4.4.140 (Check Here - https://www.kernel.org/)
  • Seperate Builds for MIUI and Custom ROMs (Fixed Brightness for Both, can't have the same source for both)

To Do List:
  • Release X (Experimental) Version of this Kernel for Overclocking, Special Drivers, Etc(Will Have a Seperate Thread)
  • Add well known BlackBox patches to this Kernel
  • Add More Governors
  • Add More I/O Schedulers
  • Listen to the Users

Installation:
  1. Download the Flashable Kernel Zip
  2. Flash using TWRP or Equivalent Recoveries
  3. Restart and Let the Kernel take care of everything

Download Link: Download Latest BlackBox-R-Edition

Want to Learn how to make Kernel's and ROM's? - Video Tutorials on My Channel

My Github Profile - Kunal Kene on Github

Want to Buy Me a Coffee? - Donate to Kunal Kene on PayPal

XDA:DevDB Information
[KERNEL][O/MIUI][4.4.140+] ★BlackBox-Kernel-R1.5★ | Darker Than Your Ex's Heart, Kernel for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Contributors
Kunal.Kene.1797
Source Code: https://github.com/BlackBox-Kernel/blackbox_whyred_TWR

Kernel Special Features:

Version Information
Status: Stable
Current Stable Version: R1.5

Created 2018-06-02
Last Updated 2018-07-18
 

KunalKene1797

Senior Member
Dec 4, 2013
435
1,042
23
Nagpur
Changelog

BlackBox-R1.5 - 19/07/2018:
  • Merge tag 'v4.4.140' into BlackBox R
  • Added UKSM (Special Thanks to @Haseo97)
  • Add and Enable Westwood and Others
  • Enable Simple GPU Algorithm
  • Few Other Patches for battery and Performance
  • Seperate Builds for MIUI and Custom ROMs (Fixed Brightness for Both, can't have the same source for both)

BlackBox-R1.4 - 25/06/2018:
  • Adreno Idler
  • Viberation Strength Control
  • Upstreamed Linux Kernel to v4.4.138
  • Block more Wakelocks

BlackBox-R1.3 - 10/06/2018:
  • Updated Camera Drivers (Video Recording Fixed)
  • Various Patches for Battery Efficiency and CPU Tweaks. Thanks to @Sultanxda
  • Updated CAF to LA.UM.6.2.r2-03900-sdm660.0
  • Upstreamed Linux Kernel to v4.4.136
  • Works on MIUI (Auto brightness a little broken, will be fixed soon :D )

BlackBox-R1.2 - 06/06/2018:
  • WiFi Fix for people with WiFi Problems
  • WhyRed: Enable KCAL Color Control
  • Enable Boeffla WakeLock Blocker
  • Fsync on/off Support
  • Adreno Boost

BlackBox-R1.1 - 05/06/2018:
  • WireGuard Kernel Integration
  • CPU Wake Boost Driver Enabled for WhyRed
  • Optimized Console FrameBuffer
  • Misc ARM Patches, VFS Cache Reduced to 50
  • CPU Freq: Patches
  • Disabled GFS: Improves UI Responsiveness.
  • TCP: Initial window size (Net Speed Improvement)

BlackBox-R1.0 - 02/06/2018:
  • Epic Battery Life
  • No Tweaking Needed - Kernel takes care of everything! Flash and Forget!
  • Enabled F2FS Support
  • Dirty Ratio & Dirty Background Ratio Tweaks
  • NOATIME and NODIRATIME by default ~20-30% Linux Disk Performance Gain
  • Disabled CRC Check - mmc: disable crc check for 30% extra performance
  • Compiled with Clang 7.0.2
  • Built on Stable Source

How to Report and Request Feature? Post Logs if Needed! Be specific on feature for requests. :highfive:​
 
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KunalKene1797

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KunalKene1797

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Dec 4, 2013
435
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Nagpur
WiFi is not working, anyone else with that problem?
I can attach logs if needed.

Is This kernel fix video recording issue in RR , asking because u mantion built with miui stable sources.

WiFi is working normally! which ROM are u on? try Reflashing and Restarting. Anyone else facing this?
Screenshot_Action_Launcher_20180602-230436.png

@gaurav the focus hunting issue on RR or any is because MIUI sources are partially broken. will be fixed soon! and when it is, you will be notified in the changelog!
 
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    [KERNEL][O/MIUI][4.4.140+] ★BlackBox-Kernel-R1.5★ | Darker Than Your Ex's Heart

    1*WOJbg7THtdGhtjJ3nELN6g@2x.png

    BlackBox Kernel "R"-Edition
    (Redmi Note 5 Pro - WhyRed)
    R-Edition of this Kernel will always be focused on Stability and the X-Edition will be Focused on Experimental features. This Thread is for R-Edition of BlackBox Kernel.
    Compatibility:
    • Every Oreo Based ROM
      -LineageOS
      -Resurection Remix
      -Mokee ROM
      -AEX
      -DOTOS
      -ETC

      [*] WORKS ON MIUI TOO

    Features:
    • Epic Battery Life
    • No Tweaking Needed - Kernel takes care of everything! Flash and Forget!
    • WhyRed: Enable KCAL Color Control
    • Enable Boeffla WakeLock Blocker
    • Adreno Idler & Simple GPU Algorithm
    • Viberation Strength Control
    • Adreno Boost
    • Added UKSM (Special Thanks to @haseo97)
    • Added and Enabled Westwood (Default) and Other Congestion Control
    • Fsync on/off Support
    • WireGuard Kernel Integration
    • CPU Wake Boost Driver Enabled for WhyRed
    • Optimized Console FrameBuffer
    • Updated Camera Drivers (Video Recording Fixed)
    • Various Patches for Battery Efficiency and CPU Tweaks. Thanks to @sultanxda
    • Misc ARM Patches, VFS Cache Reduced to 50
    • CPU Freq: Patches
    • Disabled GFS: Improves UI Responsiveness.
    • TCP: Initial window size (Net Speed Improvement)
    • Enabled F2FS Support
    • Dirty Ratio & Dirty Background Ratio Tweaks
    • NOATIME and NODIRATIME by default ~20-30% Linux Disk Performance Gain
    • Disabled CRC Check - mmc: disable crc check for 30% extra performance
    • Compiled with Clang 7.0.2
    • Built on Stable Kernel Source by TeamWhyRed
    • Updated CAF to LA.UM.6.2.r2-03900-sdm660.0
    • Upstreamed to Latest Kernel Version - 4.4.140 (Check Here - https://www.kernel.org/)
    • Seperate Builds for MIUI and Custom ROMs (Fixed Brightness for Both, can't have the same source for both)

    To Do List:
    • Release X (Experimental) Version of this Kernel for Overclocking, Special Drivers, Etc(Will Have a Seperate Thread)
    • Add well known BlackBox patches to this Kernel
    • Add More Governors
    • Add More I/O Schedulers
    • Listen to the Users

    Installation:
    1. Download the Flashable Kernel Zip
    2. Flash using TWRP or Equivalent Recoveries
    3. Restart and Let the Kernel take care of everything

    Download Link: Download Latest BlackBox-R-Edition

    Want to Learn how to make Kernel's and ROM's? - Video Tutorials on My Channel

    My Github Profile - Kunal Kene on Github

    Want to Buy Me a Coffee? - Donate to Kunal Kene on PayPal

    XDA:DevDB Information
    [KERNEL][O/MIUI][4.4.140+] ★BlackBox-Kernel-R1.5★ | Darker Than Your Ex's Heart, Kernel for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

    Contributors
    Kunal.Kene.1797
    Source Code: https://github.com/BlackBox-Kernel/blackbox_whyred_TWR

    Kernel Special Features:

    Version Information
    Status: Stable
    Current Stable Version: R1.5

    Created 2018-06-02
    Last Updated 2018-07-18
    25
    Changelog

    BlackBox-R1.5 - 19/07/2018:
    • Merge tag 'v4.4.140' into BlackBox R
    • Added UKSM (Special Thanks to @Haseo97)
    • Add and Enable Westwood and Others
    • Enable Simple GPU Algorithm
    • Few Other Patches for battery and Performance
    • Seperate Builds for MIUI and Custom ROMs (Fixed Brightness for Both, can't have the same source for both)

    BlackBox-R1.4 - 25/06/2018:
    • Adreno Idler
    • Viberation Strength Control
    • Upstreamed Linux Kernel to v4.4.138
    • Block more Wakelocks

    BlackBox-R1.3 - 10/06/2018:
    • Updated Camera Drivers (Video Recording Fixed)
    • Various Patches for Battery Efficiency and CPU Tweaks. Thanks to @Sultanxda
    • Updated CAF to LA.UM.6.2.r2-03900-sdm660.0
    • Upstreamed Linux Kernel to v4.4.136
    • Works on MIUI (Auto brightness a little broken, will be fixed soon :D )

    BlackBox-R1.2 - 06/06/2018:
    • WiFi Fix for people with WiFi Problems
    • WhyRed: Enable KCAL Color Control
    • Enable Boeffla WakeLock Blocker
    • Fsync on/off Support
    • Adreno Boost

    BlackBox-R1.1 - 05/06/2018:
    • WireGuard Kernel Integration
    • CPU Wake Boost Driver Enabled for WhyRed
    • Optimized Console FrameBuffer
    • Misc ARM Patches, VFS Cache Reduced to 50
    • CPU Freq: Patches
    • Disabled GFS: Improves UI Responsiveness.
    • TCP: Initial window size (Net Speed Improvement)

    BlackBox-R1.0 - 02/06/2018:
    • Epic Battery Life
    • No Tweaking Needed - Kernel takes care of everything! Flash and Forget!
    • Enabled F2FS Support
    • Dirty Ratio & Dirty Background Ratio Tweaks
    • NOATIME and NODIRATIME by default ~20-30% Linux Disk Performance Gain
    • Disabled CRC Check - mmc: disable crc check for 30% extra performance
    • Compiled with Clang 7.0.2
    • Built on Stable Source

    How to Report and Request Feature? Post Logs if Needed! Be specific on feature for requests. :highfive:​
    19
    BlackBox-R1.3 - 10/06/2018: Fixed Problems / Updated Everything / Rebased / Compatibility Update
    • Updated Camera Drivers (Video Recording Fixed)
    • Various Patches for Battery Efficiency and CPU Tweaks. Thanks to @Sultanxda
    • Updated CAF to LA.UM.6.2.r2-03900-sdm660.0
    • Upstreamed Linux Kernel to v4.4.136
    • Works on MIUI. Auto brightness a little broken on MIUI, will be fixed soon :D

    Compatible with All ROMS Now :highfive:

    Download Link: Download Latest BlackBox-R-Edition

    Want to Learn how to make Kernel's and ROM's? - Video Tutorials on My Channel

    My Github Profile - Kunal Kene on Github

    Want to Buy Me a Coffee? - Donate to Kunal Kene on PayPal
    15
    Reserved

    TELEGRAM GROUP FOR THIS KERNEL -> Join BlackBox Kernels - WhyRed Telegram Group

    KERNEL BASE SOURCE -> On Github Thanks to @Shahan_mik3 & vasishath

    CREDITS FOR THE PATCHES, DRIVERS AND MODS GOES TO THEIR CREATORS WHOM YOU CAN FIND IN THE COMMITS SECTION

    AND FINALLY THANKS TO BETA TESTERS
    @ayushk780 for testing the WiFi Fixed Version on AEX (BlackBox-R1.2)
    14
    Minor Update & Notice

    Hello Everyone,
    This is the Kernel Updated with MIUI Brightness Fix and a few other Tweaks still naming it R1.4 as not a major upgrade - Download Here or Download Previous Versions Here
    Notice - As I'm busy with academic stuff right now I'll be temporarily pausing the development of BlackBox for WhyRed, You guys made BlackBox better with your feedback and requests! Thanks for Supporting BlackBox Kernels with over 2500+ downloads of this kernel :highfive: Expect next update when I am free from the chains of our education system! :eek: :eek: