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I own a Motorola Defy and it is running 2.2.2. I was wondering if i could create a backup of my kernel by any means!

Is there any software/application/method which can help me achieve this?


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Please see this previous "How to backup an Android device?" question… – GAThrawn Oct 5 '11 at 8:44

As GAThrawn already indicated, the answer to your question is covered by How to backup an Android device?. As far as the kernel is concerned, two of the answers apply:

  • using adb pull to do a file system copy as described in this answer
  • create a Nandroid Backup from within your custom recovery as detailled in this answer

Both variants require your device to be rooted, and for the Nandroid backup you will need to have a custom recovery (e.g. ClockworkMod) installed.

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