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I'm running Android 13 via crDroid 9.8 on my Pixel 7 Pro.

I want to try KernelSU, but in order to download the proper version, I need to know my Android kernel's KMI ("Kernel Module Interface"), and I don't know how to obtain this KMI value.

On the "Android version" page in Settings, it says that my kernel version is 5.10.157-ga88edbe37d3a, but as far as I know, that isn't the KMI.

There are several KernelSU versions on the KernelSU site referenced by KMI's which start with "5.10.157", and I assume I should choose one of them. But without knowing my kernel's KMI, I don't know which one of those I should try.

How can I figure out my kernel's KMI?

Thank you in advance.

UPDATE: To be clear, the KernelSU docs say that the kernel name should match the following pattern:

Version.PatchLevel.SubLevel-AndroidRelease-KmiGeneration-suffix

Then, the KMI would be Version.Patchlevel-AndroidRelease-KMIGeneration-suffix.

However, my kernel name is only this: 5.10.157-ga88edbe37d3a, and it has no AndroidRelease field, and there are several KernelSU images there with "5.10.157" in their name.

This is why I'm posting my question here.

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The Pixel 7 Pro device shipped with the android13-5.10 kernel. So you should pick the KMI associated with that kernel version. If the KernelSu KMIs are stable, then you should be able to pick the latest 5.10.*-android13-* and it should work.

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  • Thank you! That's exactly the info I've been looking for!
    – HippoMan
    Nov 5, 2023 at 17:51

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