"-Kernel update are now delta! It reads the kernel, hashes it, if it matches, the kernel is patched and then reflashed. Custom kernels will prevent updates! (I think the only custom kernel is mine, so I won't make one for 4.0 anyways)."
Sorry, I didn't remember quite right
However, if this works I'd say we're done. It'll be much simpler than rooting most android phones, I don't see the need for finding something simpler.