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Can you put the link to the github post in the post? I don't know a lot about to make(update) a kernel but what I do know is that it requires a lot of programming skill. One of the major problems with mediatek SOCs is that they rarely give out the source-code for their sockets. This makes it even harder go build a custom kernel. I did find one failed ...


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I totally doubt if the kernel is for MTK devices because as per my knowledge goes (I too own a MT6582 device) MTK is a partially closed-source SoC manufacturer who gives out the source code by purchasing. MTK makes a standard ROM based on AOSP and gives it out to companies but no companies are allowed to edit the ROM unless they buy the license for it. This ...


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Yes, flashing a kernel is mostly safe. The worst thing that could happen would be a boot loop aka soft brick, which can be fixed by flashing another, proper kernel. Remember that the kernel in your case has to be CM (CyanogenMod) compatible because Resurrection Remix is built on CM. There are many different kernels, so look for the one that matches your ...


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The key to this answer is license When the android team started programming android they tested many kernels but none where as good (for their needs) so they settle for Linux. Now the question arises that , > Why Google was running away from Linux We should know that Google at that time already had the model of android in mind So we should think from ...


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Why didn't Google just take a Linux distribution ... and create a desktop environment for touchscreens? Because they didn't want to create a desktop environment for touchscreens: they wanted to create a new OS for smartphones. Smartphones (and earlier, PDAs) based on not only the Linux kernel but the GNU userspace, with the same programming environment as ...


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According to zivmo on the linked thread, Cyanogenmod 7.1 stable and later ship with loop support built into the kernel, so loop devices just work without having to compile or insert a kernel module.



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