After the successful launch of the LG Nexus 4 E960, custom ROMs and kernels have quickly been developed for it. Optimizing battery use is one of the main goals of most developers especially for phone powerhouses like the Nexus 4. One of the many kernels geared towards decreasing battery usage is one developed by XDA Developers member _motley, the Motley Kernel.
The Motley Kernel has added performance tweaks designed to help you optimize battery usage. The kernel uses a Google 3.4 base allowing support for all stock features. Aside from that, it comes with compiler optimizations, I/O schedulers, voltage control, governors (OnDemand, Interactive, PowerSave, and Conservative), built in CIFS, NFS, NTFS R/W, and TUN, XZ compression and other patches and tweaks. Excited to try this kernel on your Nexus 4? Follow this step-by-step guide and enjoy!
This guide shows you how to flash Motley Kernel for the Nexus 4 E960.
Hooray! You have successfully flashed the Motley Kernel on your LG Nexus 4 E960. If you encounter issues after flashing the kernel, you can flash the stock kernel package or re-flash your current ROM without wiping. Let us know how this kernel is working for you by leaving a comment below.
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“Copy the Motley Kernel to the phone’s SD card”??? Nexus 4 does not have an SD card slot.
The emulated sd card.
There are half a dozen of different kernels for N4 and same number of articles on how to install them (which is the same process for all along with the preceding warning messages). What would be nice is to have one article (updated as needed) to compare them all.