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  Reply # 430709 24-Jan-2011 20:07 Send private message

lofreq: i just gave darky's v9.0.2 a flash, and chucked the JL2 modem over the top. sitting INSIDE my apartment with the JPA modem i managed 4 satellites with minimal signal strength. switching to JL2 modem i instantly got 8 satellites in view, 7 locked, with much higher signal strength. pretty impressive. i will test it out for battery life over the next few days and let you XT users know how it goes :)


Awesome, I'm just charging my phone to flash new cook from the kitchen, have JPA included, but looking forward to your results

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  Reply # 430715 24-Jan-2011 20:18 Send private message

lofreq: i just gave darky's v9.0.2 a flash, and chucked the JL2 modem over the top. sitting INSIDE my apartment with the JPA modem i managed 4 satellites with minimal signal strength. switching to JL2 modem i instantly got 8 satellites in view, 7 locked, with much higher signal strength. pretty impressive. i will test it out for battery life over the next few days and let you XT users know how it goes :)


Just flashed Darkys v9.0.2 Extreme Edition this avo as well. The DarkyROM Configurator App is pretty sweet, which allows me to choose the ROM settings before flashing. Running speedmod kernel and so far so good. Just reinstalling all my apps via TB (might have to pay for the donation version, this is just too slow manually haha). On the JPY modem that came with it, so will appreciate the info on how JL2 goes for you :)




 

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  Reply # 430716 24-Jan-2011 20:22 Send private message

defragger:
lofreq: i just gave darky's v9.0.2 a flash, and chucked the JL2 modem over the top. sitting INSIDE my apartment with the JPA modem i managed 4 satellites with minimal signal strength. switching to JL2 modem i instantly got 8 satellites in view, 7 locked, with much higher signal strength. pretty impressive. i will test it out for battery life over the next few days and let you XT users know how it goes :)


Just flashed Darkys v9.0.2 Extreme Edition this avo as well. The DarkyROM Configurator App is pretty sweet, which allows me to choose the ROM settings before flashing. Running speedmod kernel and so far so good. Just reinstalling all my apps via TB (might have to pay for the donation version, this is just too slow manually haha). On the JPY modem that came with it, so will appreciate the info on how JL2 goes for you :)


You said that already ;-)




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  Reply # 430717 24-Jan-2011 20:25 Send private message

Neets:
defragger:
lofreq: i just gave darky's v9.0.2 a flash, and chucked the JL2 modem over the top. sitting INSIDE my apartment with the JPA modem i managed 4 satellites with minimal signal strength. switching to JL2 modem i instantly got 8 satellites in view, 7 locked, with much higher signal strength. pretty impressive. i will test it out for battery life over the next few days before flashing. Running speedmod kernel and so far so good. Just reinstalling all my apps via TB (might have to pay for the donation version, this is just too slow manually haha). On the JPY modem that and let you XT users know how it goes :)


Just flashed Darkys v9.0.2 Extreme Edition this avo as well. The DarkyROM Configurator App is pretty sweet, which allows me to choose the ROM settings came with it, so will appreciate the info on how JL2 goes for you :)


You said that already ;-)


Ahaha oops. Just too excited I guess :P

This flashing ROMS business is getting addictive.




 

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  Reply # 430718 24-Jan-2011 20:26 Send private message

defragger:
Neets:
defragger:
lofreq: i just gave darky's v9.0.2 a flash, and chucked the JL2 modem over the top. sitting INSIDE my apartment with the JPA modem i managed 4 satellites with minimal signal strength. switching to JL2 modem i instantly got 8 satellites in view, 7 locked, with much higher signal strength. pretty impressive. i will test it out for battery life over the next few days before flashing. Running speedmod kernel and so far so good. Just reinstalling all my apps via TB (might have to pay for the donation version, this is just too slow manually haha). On the JPY modem that and let you XT users know how it goes :)


Just flashed Darkys v9.0.2 Extreme Edition this avo as well. The DarkyROM Configurator App is pretty sweet, which allows me to choose the ROM settings came with it, so will appreciate the info on how JL2 goes for you :)


You said that already ;-)


Ahaha oops. Just too excited I guess :P

This flashing ROMS business is getting addictive.


Sure is, and I see I just got promoted to an Op in the #romkitchen IRC channel.  Yikes!




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  Reply # 430721 24-Jan-2011 20:34 Send private message

Gonna compile CM7 in a couple days when my cap resets, syncing the repo chews through my bandwidth so quick.

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  Reply # 430728 24-Jan-2011 21:10 Send private message

defragger:
Neets:
defragger:
lofreq: i just gave darky's v9.0.2 a flash, and chucked the JL2 modem over the top. sitting INSIDE my apartment with the JPA modem i managed 4 satellites with minimal signal strength. switching to JL2 modem i instantly got 8 satellites in view, 7 locked, with much higher signal strength. pretty impressive. i will test it out for battery life over the next few days before flashing. Running speedmod kernel and so far so good. Just reinstalling all my apps via TB (might have to pay for the donation version, this is just too slow manually haha). On the JPY modem that and let you XT users know how it goes :)


Just flashed Darkys v9.0.2 Extreme Edition this avo as well. The DarkyROM Configurator App is pretty sweet, which allows me to choose the ROM settings came with it, so will appreciate the info on how JL2 goes for you :)


You said that already ;-)


Ahaha oops. Just too excited I guess :P

This flashing ROMS business is getting addictive.


Looking forward to seeing how that JL2 modem goes in battery lofreq. How are you guys finding the Darky 9.02 rom performance wise compared to criskelos xxjpy, worth the flash? Might give it a shot in the next few days




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  Reply # 430729 24-Jan-2011 21:12 Send private message

wazz: Gonna compile CM7 in a couple days when my cap resets, syncing the repo chews through my bandwidth so quick.

Kalpik mentioned CM7 wont work with the SGS, he said he was "heartbroken"




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  Reply # 430750 24-Jan-2011 21:45 Send private message

Shrapnel: Looking forward to seeing how that JL2 modem goes in battery lofreq. How are you guys finding the Darky 9.02 rom performance wise compared to criskelos xxjpy, worth the flash? Might give it a shot in the next few days

Very quick and fast. Animations are smoother and have not experienced any lag, with it being amazingly responsive. Compared to criskelos xxjpy, which made my SGS a hundred times better, this feels noticeably quicker. Perfect and exactly how this phone should be running.

Would definitely recommend as it.




 

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  Reply # 430767 24-Jan-2011 22:11 Send private message

defragger:
Shrapnel: Looking forward to seeing how that JL2 modem goes in battery lofreq. How are you guys finding the Darky 9.02 rom performance wise compared to criskelos xxjpy, worth the flash? Might give it a shot in the next few days

Very quick and fast. Animations are smoother and have not experienced any lag, with it being amazingly responsive. Compared to criskelos xxjpy, which made my SGS a hundred times better, this feels noticeably quicker. Perfect and exactly how this phone should be running.

Would definitely recommend as it.


Did you just flash the tar straight overtop of criskelos with odin? 




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  Reply # 430769 24-Jan-2011 22:18 Send private message

euanandrews: After some use, I have come to the conclusion, I don't like the Galaxy S, in fact, Ithink it's rubbish...


You have a faulty phone.

This should not surprise you, it's very obvious...


Thoughts?

Flames?


All the problems you describe are not part of anyone elses experiences with their SGS - except the lag, which has a very successful fix.

I have read some of the other replies to this message, and I would like to offer you a more balanced response.

The stock SGS os is a rather mediocre effort, but having said that many millions are happy with it. I have a friend who runs stock, and he is fine with it. It doesn't lag for him (vodafone nz, 2.1.1 IIRC) and he finds touchwiz ok. He has NONE of your problems.

I have an SGS, upgraded and modded to hell and back. Twice. I doubt there is a hack I haven't tried, or a rom i haven't flashed. I did the same with my previous smart phones, going back 5 years or more and starting with the HTC Apache.
Previously, I had a HTC Desire - contemporary with the SGS, but I liked my friends sgs more, so I bought one too. I haven't regretted it.
My sgs runs like a cut cat.  Greased lightening is left in the dust. I use about 6% battery in a 10 hour period.

Best phone I have ever owned.

My point is this: yes, indeed, your phone is faulty. There are two solutions:

1. Send it back to an official repair center. It should be under warranty. Wait around a few weeks...

2. Read up on XDA and flash a custom rom. That'll probably fix your problems right there, if done right. Not sure if that battery problem is a hardware fault though - did it happen AFTER the upgrade?

Anyway: sorry if I sounded a bit harsh. You were in trouble, needing facts and help - not platitudes. I hope I've done that - along with the others here.

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  Reply # 430770 24-Jan-2011 22:18 Send private message

Neets:
wazz: Gonna compile CM7 in a couple days when my cap resets, syncing the repo chews through my bandwidth so quick.

Kalpik mentioned CM7 wont work with the SGS, he said he was "heartbroken"


It definitely works on the SGS there are a few people now that have successfully compiled and flashed it. He was just doing it the wrong way, trying to restore the system.img as a nandroid restore. Not to mention the guys developing it are running it.

And from twitter: my first tester reported back that his #sgs is now #cm7nized. i hope he'll enjoy it. ;-)

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  Reply # 430779 24-Jan-2011 22:32 Send private message

Shrapnel: Did you just flash the tar straight overtop of criskelos with odin? 

No I used CWM to flash it, so didn't have to use ODIN.

Just downloaded the zip from http://www.multiupload.com/JDCO9KS2C2. Then transfered it to the phone's root. Boot into CWM and select "install zip from SD card" and then "choose zip from SD card" and find the ROM zip. Flashes and installs from there. Done in like 10mins and worked 100% from there.

Remember to remove all lagfixes etc using CWM before you flash this (luckily I checked mine and indeed there was one applied so removed it). You can also use DarkyROM Configurator App from the market and configure the ROM BEFORE you flash it. I chose Speedmod kernel again and some neat things like circle battery icon and the boot animation.

Also you WILL lose all your apps/data if you go straight to 9.0.2 so remember to back everything up using TB or whatever you use.

Here's the guide if you need it but it's pretty darn simple. 




 

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  Reply # 430783 24-Jan-2011 22:36 Send private message

defragger:
Shrapnel: Did you just flash the tar straight overtop of criskelos with odin? 

No I used CWM to flash it, so didn't have to use ODIN.

Just downloaded the zip from http://www.multiupload.com/JDCO9KS2C2. Then transfered it to the phone's root. Boot into CWM and select "install zip from SD card" and then "choose zip from SD card" and find the ROM zip. Flashes and installs from there. Done in like 10mins and worked 100% from there.

Remember to remove all lagfixes etc using CWM before you flash this (luckily I checked mine and indeed there was one applied so removed it). You can also use DarkyROM Configurator App from the market and configure the ROM BEFORE you flash it. I chose Speedmod kernel again and some neat things like circle battery icon and the boot animation.

Also you WILL lose all your apps/data if you go straight to 9.0.2 so remember to back everything up using TB or whatever you use.

Here's the guide if you need it but it's pretty darn simple. 


You dont actually have to disable the lagfix if the kernel you're movng to supports the same lagfix, like speedmod and voodoo. Have been leaving mine on while flashing for a while now without any issues.

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  Reply # 430789 24-Jan-2011 22:51 Send private message

best phone in the world :) imo




gz ftw

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