custom kernels saying they installed but not showing they installed

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  1. dakotakid44

    dakotakid44 Member

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    I've been trying to install custom kernels on various roms through CW and rom manager on my droid x and it is says that it installed it successfully but when I go into "about phone" it still shows the same kernel versio as before. has anybody else had this problem? I've tried slaysher and chevy's kernels. thanks in advance
     
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    Those kernels are for the droid 1 only iirc
     
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    What phone do you have? Yes, Slayher and Chevy's kernels are for the D1 only.

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    You can't install kernels to a Droid 2, Droid X, or any of the D2 variants. They have an encrypted bootloader that prevents such shenanigans.
     
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    DroidForums junkie!!
     
  6. dakotakid44

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    ok, thanks ca lot
     
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    you could help all of use out if you list the phone you are using in your profile
    MODEL HERE
    thanks