Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | ... | 259 | 260 | 261 | 262 | 263 | 264 | 265 | 266 | 267 | 268 | 269 | 270 | 271 | 272 | 273 | 274 | 275 | 276 | 277 | 278 | 279 | ... | 427
198 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 433122 31-Jan-2011 11:41 Send private message

I don't have 2e recovery, the stock VFNZ Samsung Froyo has 3e recovery. Can I flash CWM recovery on to 3e recovery or do I need 2e recovery in order to flash CWM recovery?

198 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 433125 31-Jan-2011 11:43 Send private message

fahrenheit:
lokhor: If you don't have 2e recovery (i.e. you are running a froyo stock rom) then you need to flash a CWM or 2e enabled kernel before being able to flash an update.zip


fallen: Folks a question,

I am running VFNZ stock Froyo 2.2, have 2e recovery, I want to install Darky's Rom.


Thats the bit that I don't get then.

Sorry my mistake, I dont have 2e recovery, have 3e recovery.

825 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 433135 31-Jan-2011 11:54 Send private message

I updated to Doc's latest ROM as per my sig below (I even used the right modem this time!), and the browser is really crap.  I seem to remember reading about this on XDA, but can't remember if there was a fix for it?




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.



2373 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 57

Trusted

  Reply # 433136 31-Jan-2011 11:54 Send private message

You need a kernel or rom with 2e recovery to flash CWM, or just use odin to flash Speedmod to get CWM




Current Devices: HTC One
Old Devices: SGS I9000, HTC Sensation, SGSII I9100, Asus Transformer, Samsung Galaxy S3

Consultant @ProvokeZoo

All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.

198 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 433154 31-Jan-2011 12:10 Send private message

Thanks. Does it matter which version of Odin I use?

1375 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 433168 31-Jan-2011 12:39 Send private message

nofam: I updated to Doc's latest ROM as per my sig below (I even used the right modem this time!), and the browser is really crap.  I seem to remember reading about this on XDA, but can't remember if there was a fix for it?


Do you have SGS Tools?  I think there's a market fix for the Internet there.




Samsung Galaxy S I9000 16GB (Optus) | 32GB SD | CM9
Samsung Galaxy S I9100 16GB | 64 GB SD | Omega v9 (UK origin on XT Network)
Asus Eee Transformer Pad 32GB | 16 GB SD | ICS 4.0.3 stock (rooted)



2373 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 57

Trusted

  Reply # 433171 31-Jan-2011 12:45 Send private message

I actually like the XWJS3 stock browser, it's faster than the other ones. The only problem is the 4 window limitation.




Current Devices: HTC One
Old Devices: SGS I9000, HTC Sensation, SGSII I9100, Asus Transformer, Samsung Galaxy S3

Consultant @ProvokeZoo

All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.

825 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 433215 31-Jan-2011 14:07 Send private message

lokhor: I actually like the XWJS3 stock browser, it's faster than the other ones. The only problem is the 4 window limitation.


I just don't like the way fonts are blocky for a second or two when you pinch zoom, and the nasty checker board pattern you get when you scroll on picture-heavy sites like stuff.co.nz.

@Neets - I did actually try the SGS Tools fix, but it didn't seem to work.

By the way, has anyone tried the Tegrak kernel now in the kitchen?




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.



2373 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 57

Trusted

  Reply # 433216 31-Jan-2011 14:11 Send private message

I don't mind the way the fonts go blurry while zooming as they fix themselves fairly rapidly and the checkerboard thing is better than the severe lag experienced with the older browser.




Current Devices: HTC One
Old Devices: SGS I9000, HTC Sensation, SGSII I9100, Asus Transformer, Samsung Galaxy S3

Consultant @ProvokeZoo

All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.

1375 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 433222 31-Jan-2011 14:20 Send private message

nofam:
lokhor: I actually like the XWJS3 stock browser, it's faster than the other ones. The only problem is the 4 window limitation.


I just don't like the way fonts are blocky for a second or two when you pinch zoom, and the nasty checker board pattern you get when you scroll on picture-heavy sites like stuff.co.nz.

@Neets - I did actually try the SGS Tools fix, but it didn't seem to work.

By the way, has anyone tried the Tegrak kernel now in the kitchen?


Still using Trasig's kernel.  Looks like he's back to developing it based on what someone saw of his github site.




Samsung Galaxy S I9000 16GB (Optus) | 32GB SD | CM9
Samsung Galaxy S I9100 16GB | 64 GB SD | Omega v9 (UK origin on XT Network)
Asus Eee Transformer Pad 32GB | 16 GB SD | ICS 4.0.3 stock (rooted)

825 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 433232 31-Jan-2011 14:57 Send private message

lokhor: I don't mind the way the fonts go blurry while zooming as they fix themselves fairly rapidly and the checkerboard thing is better than the severe lag experienced with the older browser.


I guess I never noticed the lag as I don't really go to a lot of graphical sites.  Do you have a reference site that you use to work the browser hard as a test? 




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.



2373 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 57

Trusted

  Reply # 433238 31-Jan-2011 15:13 Send private message

The engadget.com full website as well as pocketnow.com full website are both fairly hefty




Current Devices: HTC One
Old Devices: SGS I9000, HTC Sensation, SGSII I9100, Asus Transformer, Samsung Galaxy S3

Consultant @ProvokeZoo

All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.

260 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 433346 31-Jan-2011 18:55 Send private message

Who's using Docs rom? A bit of research has made me believe it to be a lot faster and stable than Darkys, what do you guys think?




Galaxy S I9000T 8GB Kingston 8GB Class 4 Micro SD MIUI 2.3.5 V1.9.9 JL2 Modem

59 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 433347 31-Jan-2011 19:00 Send private message

I'm using one I cooked last week and the phone is amazing compared to stock. Don't have anything else to compare it against though.

1375 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 433375 31-Jan-2011 20:19 Send private message

Shrapnel: Who's using Docs rom? A bit of research has made me believe it to be a lot faster and stable than Darkys, what do you guys think?


Once upon a time for kicks I installed Darky's rom.  But only ran it for a short time.  Apart from that I've stuck with Docs roms.  I don't have any problem with it at all that makes me want to go to anyone elses Rom.




Samsung Galaxy S I9000 16GB (Optus) | 32GB SD | CM9
Samsung Galaxy S I9100 16GB | 64 GB SD | Omega v9 (UK origin on XT Network)
Asus Eee Transformer Pad 32GB | 16 GB SD | ICS 4.0.3 stock (rooted)

1 | ... | 259 | 260 | 261 | 262 | 263 | 264 | 265 | 266 | 267 | 268 | 269 | 270 | 271 | 272 | 273 | 274 | 275 | 276 | 277 | 278 | 279 | ... | 427
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Lightbox press event release
Created by freitasm, last reply by Lightbox on 1-Aug-2014 13:26 (117 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Are IT staff supposed to know everything
Created by BTR, last reply by sonyxperiageek on 1-Aug-2014 13:49 (28 replies)
Pages... 2


New Mobile plans coming?
Created by nunasdream, last reply by andrewNZ on 1-Aug-2014 13:45 (86 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Checking UHF aerial is working
Created by OnceBitten, last reply by B1GGLZ on 28-Jul-2014 21:49 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


2010 Honda Jazz, Suzuki Swift - which has higher maintenance cost?
Created by joker97, last reply by jonathan18 on 31-Jul-2014 10:47 (76 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


2 x PS4s to give away. Geekzone members only.
Created by BigPipeNZ, last reply by bjorn on 31-Jul-2014 15:43 (72 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Hierarchy of a mistake: Gerry Brownlee
Created by joker97, last reply by DonGould on 29-Jul-2014 21:57 (93 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


"keyless" keys - questions
Created by joker97, last reply by MadEngineer on 30-Jul-2014 22:02 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.