What is the difference between: Rooting Jailbreaking ROM NAND and Nandroid Operating System Mod (e.g. CyanogenMod) Recovery (ClockworkMod, Amon Ra) Custom Kernel (e.g. LeshaK's kernel) Firmware ...
Did Google use some existing distribution (Debian, Red Hat, etc.) to create Android, or did they use the bare essentials (kernel, file system and some mandatory files)?
Usually, the guides for getting root or re-installing the OS on an Android device (I have a Samsung Galaxy S, which I'm mostly inetersted about) tell to flash the device from another computer through ...
Since I am failing to mount a Nandroid image and since I have read that the Kernel needs to support loop devices for that I need to know if anybody has managed to mount a loop device on CM7 or ...
Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between: Rooting, Jailbreak, ROM, Mod, etc.? I'd love a reference (or an explanation if anyone has the time) on what characterizes these different ...
I have a Galaxy Tab 10.1 (GT-P7510) with Android 3.2 and kernel 126.96.36.199 installed. I'm building a customized kernel using Samsung's official kernel source code for research purposes. I do not need to ...