Different Kernels?

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  1. lack06

    lack06 New Member

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    Im curious what is the actual difference between Kernels'. I blindly picked one for the new SS4.7 update. Seems my battery life, speed, and over all smoothness is greatly increased over my last ROM. I did a full backup, wipe/clear prior to installing SS4.7.

    Im wondering what the difference is between the 7x LV 1.2GHz(current), and 7x MV 1.25GHz; and how my system performance/battery life could differ.
     
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    LV is Low Voltage, MV is Medium Voltage and ULV is Ultra Low Voltage not all phones can run all kernels so you are lucky to be handling a 1.2ghz, the difference between 1.2 and 1.25 is .05mhz (just a bit faster and possibly more unstable) also there are 5 & 7 slot kernels the slot being the amount of speed choices you have while using SetCPU

    While using a 7 slot 200/800mhz kernel your choices would be something like this

    200-300-400-500-600-700-800

    While using a 5 slot 200/800mhz kernel your choices would look like this

    200-350-500-650-800
     
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    So the voltage doesn't depict the speed? I still need SetCPU to get it faster?

    And I was comparing current LV to the highest MV.. Sorry ROM'ing newbie :)
     
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    The ghz/mhz is the speed, the voltage is the power it uses to push the ghz/mhz

    I know SetCPU allows you to change between slots very easily, but Chevy might have a script built into his ROM that let's you change the speed

    SetCPU is only a few dollars in the Market and the money goes to a Developer who has played a big part in...where we, as Rooters, are at today, so it is a good purchase and I would highly recommend it