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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. ...
Why not use the built-in Wi-Fi, and use a network monitor tool like Fing?
Root is a Linux term for the highest level administrator. To root your phone means giving yourself root level privileges. These privileges include being able to manipulate the file systems protected partitions. To root is an exploit in Android to give yourself this ability.
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