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I had the same problem with infocus m512, recognized by adb but not by fastboot when in download mode. i've found that specifying vendor id with -i works (0xID) fastboot -i 0x0489 worked for me.
it will replace your existing kernel. But before that make sure your ROM is compatible with new kernel or you will end up in boot loop.In certain kernel WiFi may not work. You may have to install WiFi modules separately.
No, flashing a kernel only wipes the old kernel. Generally, user-space drivers in the system image will be specific to a particular version of the kernel driver, and each kernel driver version will only work with certain kernel versions, so only flash a different kernel if you know that it was built to work with your user-space version, or vice-versa. ...
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