[UPDATE] New Kernels - Low Voltage + Medium Voltage - 3/25/2010

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    As usual, these are update.zip format. Rename to update.zip, place on root of sdcard, and install (don't forget to 'allow').

    The lowV kernels are just rebuilt versions of my kernels from the 'get yer kernels here' thread.
    The medV kernels are just rebuilt versions of the kernels listed in my 2.0.3 SS release thread.

    My advice to you, in selecting a kernel, is to #1 try the lowV varieties first. Then select the slowest kernel that exceeds what you expect to run on a day to day basis. So if you plan on running 800-1000, run the 1.0lv kernel.

    If for some reason you get stuck on the 'M' while booting, first try switching to the mediumV kernel. If that does not work, back the speed down, say from 1.25 to 1.2, or 1.2, to 1.1, etc.


    5-slot Low Voltage

    1.0Ghz (125/250/550/800/1000)
    1.1Ghz (125/250/550/800/1100)
    1.2Ghz (125/250/550/800/1200)
    1.25Ghz (125/250/550/800/1250)

    5-slot Medium Voltage

    1.0Ghz (125/250/550/800/1000)
    1.1Ghz (125/250/550/800/1100)
    1.2Ghz (125/250/550/800/1200)
    1.25Ghz (125/250/550/800/1250)

    7-slot Low Voltage

    1.0Ghz (125/250/550/700/800/900/1000)
    1.1Ghz (125/250/550/800/900/1000/1100)
    1.2Ghz (125/250/550/800/1000/1100/1200)
    1.25Ghz (125/250/550/800/1000/1100/1250)

    7-slot Medium Voltage

    1.0Ghz (125/250/550/700/800/900/1000)
    1.1Ghz (125/250/550/800/900/1000/1100)
    1.2Ghz (125/250/550/800/1000/1100/1200)
    1.25Ghz (125/250/550/800/1000/1100/1250)
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    thanks chevy your works greatly appreciated
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    What do I need to rename to update.zip? When I download I get a file folder with 3 things inside. Do I rename the whole folder? And to place in root of SD card, do I just make sure its placed by itself and not in anything? Thanks
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    when downloaded it should be a zip file, do not extract - place on root of sdcard, rename to update.zip, so that it is not in any other folders
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    ChevyNo1, what are the voltage settings for low and medium? And on the lows is the voltage across each constant or do you slightly ramp them as you get to 1.25Ghz?
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    I do not have exact voltage #'s as they are not represented that way in code - but I can tell you it is slight ramp up at each slot, approaching to the top.

    For lowV, there is no V increase whatsoever on the 1G kernel
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    Using your LV 1.1 and working good.
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    OK renamed file to update.zip and placed in root of SD card. Now what? Just do a reboot?
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    ^^

    Reboot holding X until recovery screen
    Install
    Allow update.zip
    Install update.zip

    this will work with ANY update.zip file
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    And Chevy, thanks a lot for these. Looking forward to trying them out when I get off of work. :)
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    Thank-you.
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    One more question. Now that I have this new kernel up and running, what do I do if I want to install another update.zip file like Pandora glass. Do I have to delete the old update file or just put the new files in the old update.zip file?
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    Delete the old one, and copy the new update.zip onto SD :)
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    hows about if i already have one of your kernels already installed? i have your regular 1.2g on my phone (and love it, super stable) however, wanna try these lowV to see if battery improves.

    if i do the update.zip method, will it just automatically delete your old kernel?



    great work, btw
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    Yes, it will remove the old one - if you still have the update.zip for it, you are fine as you can just install that again later. If not ... you can grab the boot.img from a current nandroid backup. You'll want to adb pull /system/lib/modules/tiwlan_drv.ko tiwlan_drv.ko to backup the WIFI driver.

    Thanks!
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