1. wesley20850's Avatar
    Noob here. Just flashed viper xl 3.2.1 and i just wanted to ask if anyone knew any good kernels out there. also it would be nice to include step by step instructions especially since im a noob. thanks a lot
    02-04-2013 03:04 PM
  2. Paul627g's Avatar
    Can't suggest kernels since its not my device but flashing is very simple.

    Boot into your custom recovery (ClockWorkMod or TWRP) and wipe cache partition & dalvik cache then flash the kernel using the same option to flash a ROM.

    NO DATA WIPE/RESET.

    Yes its that simple... Optional: You can make a backup within your recovery just in case of the unknown or you want to revert back to your old kernel/setup.
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    02-04-2013 03:12 PM
  3. wesley20850's Avatar
    alright sounds simple enough. so i should wipe the cache and dalvik cache before flashing but not after? and should i boot into recovery via command prompt?
    02-04-2013 03:16 PM
  4. Bizzle69's Avatar
    With viper, use ElementalX 2.5... runs great.. Download it, hold power button till the power menu pops up, select reboot, then reboot to recovery.

    Once installed, wipe cache, then reboot system.
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    02-04-2013 03:20 PM
  5. wesley20850's Avatar
    is there anything else that is important or its just that simple? and mind my asking but what are your settings?
    02-04-2013 03:35 PM
  6. Bizzle69's Avatar
    It's that simple.. I have my tweaks with that kernel set at 1.7ghz, I/o scheduler set at fios
    02-04-2013 07:29 PM
  7. wesley20850's Avatar
    alright i flashed it just like you said and my phone bootlooped about 5 times but it seems stable now. is that normal or did i do something wrong?
    02-04-2013 07:38 PM
  8. Bizzle69's Avatar
    It happens sometimes... as long as you got booted up, your all good
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    02-04-2013 09:26 PM
  9. Paul627g's Avatar
    Sorry I didn't respond quicker. The cache and dalvik wipe is only before you flash.

    So wipe, flash and reboot.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Android Central Forums
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    02-04-2013 09:31 PM
  10. wesley20850's Avatar
    thank you both. its been a day and no random reboots or crashes so its all good
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    02-05-2013 03:44 PM
  11. Paul627g's Avatar
    Awesome :-D
    02-05-2013 11:37 PM

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