How to flash Semaphore kernel

There are three ways to flash (install) Semaphore kernel in your phone:

Odin

  1. Download the tar file containing the kernel
  2. Start Odin application
  3. Select the tar file as PDA (do NOT select Re-Partition)
  4. Put the phone in download mode
  5. Connect your phone through USB to your PC and wait for the ID:COM to become yellow
  6. Press start button
 

Heimdall

  1. Download the tar file containing the kernel
  2. Extract the zImage file from tar (In linux use the following command: tar xvf Semaphore_kernel_JVS_1.7.0.tar)
  3. Put the phone in download mode
  4. Connect your phone through USB to your PC
  5. run this: ./heimdall flash --kernel  zImage
 

SGS kernel flasher

  1. Download the tar file containing the kernel in your phone (or in your PC and transfer the file to your phone)
  2. Start SGS kernel flasher application
  3. Touch the 'choose kernel' button and choose the file you downloaded in step 1
  4. Touch the 'flash kernel' button

 

Flashing procedure will last few seconds and after that the phone will reboot automatically.

Enjoy!