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Is there a list of which kernel version comes in each Android AOSP version?

Or lets say, which version /proc/version would spit out.

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Should this be a community wiki? –  t0mm13b Aug 21 '13 at 15:21

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You can find all of the stock kernel versions at the Wikipedia Android version history page. It has the kernel version for each version of Android; it's at the end of the descriptions of each Android version.

Table from Wikipedia:

Android Version    |API Level  |Linux Kernel in AOSP
1.5   Cupcake      |3          |2.6.27
1.6   Donut        |4          |2.6.29
2.0/1 Eclair       |5-7        |2.6.29
2.2.x Froyo        |8          |2.6.32
2.3.x Gingerbread  |9, 10      |2.6.35
3.x.x Honeycomb    |11-13      |2.6.36
4.0.x Ice Cream San|14, 15     |3.0.1
4.1.x Jelly Bean   |16         |3.0.31
4.2.x Jelly Bean   |17         |3.4.0
4.3   Jelly Bean   |18         |3.4.39

Note: other “distributions” of Android might run different kernel versions.

Anyone is welcome to correct and expand this table. Please keep formatting.

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I will compile a table tomorrow of all of the kernels when I have access to a computer. –  John Aug 21 '13 at 10:35
John, I'm not sure if it makes sense to have such a list here − unless it's kept up-to-date. I also do not see any good reason it's needed from a user's standpoint (but am happily enlighted on this). –  Izzy Aug 21 '13 at 10:59
True, I don't think there are enough people looking for this information to keep it up to date. –  John Aug 21 '13 at 11:05
There's no hard fast rules involved! For instance, ICS/JB on Zte Blade used kernel 2.6.35, ICS on Sony Xperia Mini was 2.6.32... take this with a pinch of salt as its only a guideline :) –  t0mm13b Aug 21 '13 at 12:31
Let’s restrict the table here to AOSP Android! –  Robert Siemer Aug 22 '13 at 13:27

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