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  Reply # 378782 11-Sep-2010 14:56 Send private message

Can anyone confirm/speculate on whether the SGS offered by Vodafone NZ comes with a custom ROM full of annoying apps you can't get rid of etc?

Or is it pretty much like the stock-standard one sold by Clove et al?




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  Reply # 378784 11-Sep-2010 15:04 Send private message

nofam: Can anyone confirm/speculate on whether the SGS offered by Vodafone NZ comes with a custom ROM full of annoying apps you can't get rid of etc?

Or is it pretty much like the stock-standard one sold by Clove et al?


Got a Vodafone NZ Galaxy S. Does not seem to have anything "Vodafone" specific that I can find.  

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  Reply # 378812 11-Sep-2010 18:19 Send private message

What firmware does the vodafone version have

I finally got kies running and connecting to the phone (with the purpose of upgrading the firmware) It states I already have the latest firmware JF3.

I actually was expecting to be able to update the firmware :(
I guess I should wait till Froyo rolls out, I assume I can update from JF3 -> 2.2?




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  Reply # 378818 11-Sep-2010 18:45 Send private message

kiwijunglist: What firmware does the vodafone version have

I finally got kies running and connecting to the phone (with the purpose of upgrading the firmware) It states I already have the latest firmware JF3.


My phone is from Australia and the firmware if JG3.  So I guess there is a later one (perhaps more?).  How you get it I don't know. 




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  Reply # 379054 12-Sep-2010 16:48 Send private message

Vodafone NZ - Samsung Galaxy S i9000

Details from: [] Settings - About Phone

Model Number: GT-I9000
Firmware version: 2.1-update1
Baseband version: I9000SRJH1
Kernel version: 2.6.29 root@SE-S604 #2
Build Number: ECLAIR.SRJH1
 

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  Reply # 379066 12-Sep-2010 17:35 Send private message

Thanks DrD - are you a doctor?

I wonder if it is worth flashing firmware to the vodafone NZ version so you can get OTA updates from vodafone... Although I wish samsung just made 1 firmware for all versions.




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  Reply # 379070 12-Sep-2010 17:52 Send private message

Hi, I'm toying with the idea of rooting my phone.  I know it's been spoken of here before, and some instructions provided.

Can you tell me if what's showing in this YouTube video on rooting the phone covers everything?  I learn better from seeing, or at least it gives me more confidence that I've correctly followed the instructions.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjBEBvRVRYs

I'd previously found the update.zip file here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=7166984&postcount=19

Cheers 




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  Reply # 379137 12-Sep-2010 21:13 Send private message

For those dealing with lag issues supercurio from xda forums has come up with a native ext4 fix. You can get it here :http://project-voodoo.org/




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  Reply # 379145 12-Sep-2010 21:41 Send private message

Neets: 

I'd previously found the update.zip file here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=7166984&postcount=19

Cheers 


Other option is goto marketplace, do a search for RyanZAs one click lag fix :)

has Root + superuser built in(well after it runs the update.zip, seems to work fine 




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  Reply # 379160 12-Sep-2010 23:46 Send private message

Just uninstalled the OCLF and put the Voodoo Lagfix on there, will be interesting to see whether the lags and slowdowns appear when the phone has been on for like a day, which is what I was getting with the OCLF. Interestingly it comes with some other fixes for colour tone and text clarity.




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  Reply # 379184 13-Sep-2010 06:51 Send private message

vinnieg:
Neets: 

I'd previously found the update.zip file here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=7166984&postcount=19

Cheers 


Other option is goto marketplace, do a search for RyanZAs one click lag fix :)

has Root + superuser built in(well after it runs the update.zip, seems to work fine 


Thanks for that tip.  Sounds great, and feedback is awesome.

He points you to the XDA formum:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=760571

But I can't get the page to load.  Do you have another address?  I presume this page on XDA would provide instructions etc.

Given my nervousness for rooting my phone, the instructions are pretty important to me :) 




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  Reply # 379187 13-Sep-2010 07:28 Send private message

I wouldn't use the one click lag fix, the Voodoo lagfix is a significant advance over that one. Other Root methods are also very easy.




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  Reply # 379190 13-Sep-2010 07:51 Send private message

NZtechfreak: I wouldn't use the one click lag fix, the Voodoo lagfix is a significant advance over that one. Other Root methods are also very easy.


I think he meant use oclf for the root option only.  Can't get much easier than that!  

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  Reply # 379195 13-Sep-2010 08:24 Send private message

dckiwi:
NZtechfreak: I wouldn't use the one click lag fix, the Voodoo lagfix is a significant advance over that one. Other Root methods are also very easy.


I think he meant use oclf for the root option only.  Can't get much easier than that!  


Yeah the built in Root for that app is great :) even if you don't want to put a lag fix on, haven't tried the new Voodoo lag fix yet, but might give it a shot today at work :)

Also, XDA-developers is down at the mo :( that's why your link isn't working 




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  Reply # 379254 13-Sep-2010 11:54 Send private message

Comparison thread comparing all the different lag fixes here:
http://ip208-100-42-21.static.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=777610&page=2


- MoDaCo's lagfix: Better than stock on old F/Ws but about the same as JM1/2/5 and JP1/2/3
This lagfix uses the 128MB very fast NAND to store your applications instead.
Pro: very very fast applications opening/switching performance
Cons: You are limited to 128MB of apps including built in apps .

- Mimocan's lagfix: Significant improvements in performance which can also be benchmarked. Requires an external SDcard formatted partly in fat and partly ext3 or ext4.
This moves the /data files into the ext3/ext4 partition on an external microSD card
Pros: very fast, lots of storage space for apps
Cons: You will be unable to unmount your external SD card when the phone is on, and you need an external SD card for this to work

- OneClick Lagfix by RyanZA: Based on mimocan but using the internal SD card. Results are better than with basic mimocan and it is a lot easier to install.
This creates a file inside the 2GB partition that is mounted as /data.
Pros: very fast, lots of storage space for apps, easy to install and undo, available in the market.
Cons: if you install too many apps you won't be able to roll back the lag fix unless you delete some apps. Superseded by RyanZA lag fix 2.3 beta
Erroneous free space on Internal Phone storage (/data)

- CFLagFix by Chainfire: Based on mimocan, approximately the same as RyanZA's fix.
pretty much the same as OneClick Lagfix.
look above for Pros
Cons: unable to rollback changes (* i think you can now roll back changes, but not sure)

-Supercurio's lagfix (aka Voodoo ): Significant improvements in performance which can also be benchmarked. Requires a custom kernel. This reformats the /data mount point as ext4. The conversion is automatic on first boot and no data is lost.
Pros: very fast, does not affect the amount of storage for apps, doesn't impact free space reporting, uses ext4 for data integrity which some argue is unnecessary, easy to install, easy to uninstall.
Cons: Must be specifically uninstalled to upgrade some firmwares, ?Battery drainage issues?





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