Guest DistortedLoop Posted July 25, 2010 Report Share Posted July 25, 2010 Sorry if this seems a bit persnickety, but your undo instructions don't mention how to get back to a stock kernel. I'm assuming that we'd have to find a copy of the original somewhere (I'm using a stock T-Mobile Vibrant) and re-flash it using the original instructions. I'd love the extra speed this provides, when I first got the phone I loaded it down with apps until it got so laggy that I did a factory reset. However, I'm about to be out in the field for awhile, and I'm not willing to apply a fix that I can't easily and completely undo if my phone starts doing quirky things... This is not my hack, it is mimocan's (who's become oddly silent in the thread, btw). I just added my own 2-cents worth of advice to contribute. My undo instructions were only an answer to those who wanted to know how to undo the move to the ext partition and weren't versed enough in the linux command line to actually figure out what the commands they'd previously typed did, and therefore figure out how to reverse them. It seems pretty obvious to me that if you want to get back to the original kernel, you'd have to reflash the original ROM in Odin; probably just the PDA section of JG1 or JG5 or whatever you're using, since mimocan's kernel is applied by just flashing his PDA partition. I haven't tested that, and have no reason to, but it makes sense. The worst that should happen would be you'd have to wipe and reflash all of JG1/5/whatever. Backup your stuff with Titanium or MyBackup first. It's also possible that someone could make the original kernel that's flashable as an update.zip file. Way beyond my skills. Might already be done over at xda. As far as being out in the field and wanting to undo this...I believe the only kernel change from mimocan is to enable ext 3 or ext 4. There should be no reason to need to undo that if the sdcard hack itself starts causing you problems. Again, a full backup with a good app, and a wipe/reflash with Odin, then a restore of you backup should fix any issues and put you back to a "stock" phone with your apps and settings quickly. I've used this hack with JG5 since the day the ext 4 was released by mimocan, and my phone has never been so fast and stable, not even when right out of the box. I can't imagine why anyone would want to go back to stock. Good luck. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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