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  Reply # 672147 14-Aug-2012 10:56 Send private message

DoggNZ: I'll wade in with the standard "pull the battery out" response.....


That would have been my next step, if it hadn't charged ;)

I'm more intrigued about why it happened now.

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  Reply # 672148 14-Aug-2012 10:58 Send private message

Standard firmware? Have you tried updating?

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  Reply # 672160 14-Aug-2012 11:02 Send private message

DoggNZ: Standard firmware? Have you tried updating?


Standard firmware. There are no updates available, everything is up-to-date. No new apps were recently added. No changes were made to any settings. 

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  Reply # 672183 14-Aug-2012 11:28 Send private message

Elpie:
DoggNZ: Standard firmware? Have you tried updating?


Standard firmware. There are no updates available, everything is up-to-date. No new apps were recently added. No changes were made to any settings. 


Possibly a faulty battery or charger? If it happens again I'd try another charger first if you have one.

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  Reply # 672267 14-Aug-2012 14:20 Send private message

DoggNZ:
Elpie:
DoggNZ: Standard firmware? Have you tried updating?


Standard firmware. There are no updates available, everything is up-to-date. No new apps were recently added. No changes were made to any settings. 


Possibly a faulty battery or charger? If it happens again I'd try another charger first if you have one.


Or maybe a software bug? See: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1727540

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  Reply # 672330 14-Aug-2012 16:16 Send private message

I've talked to Samsung and the phone has to go in for repairs. They say that although it might not take quite as long, to allow 14 working days for it to come back. This apparently may take longer depending on what they find. 

I'm not happy :-( 




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  Reply # 672335 14-Aug-2012 16:19 Send private message

Well I am sorry to here you are having issues, on a positive note, JB replaced by swap, my S3, and the new ones wireless is excellent and my battery life is about 2.5 days old now.

I would go back to you retailer rather than Samsung and see if they will swap it instead.

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  Reply # 672343 14-Aug-2012 16:29 Send private message

What Kernels are people running, I am currently running Abyss on Wanamlite but it seems a little jerky compared to Wanams own built in kernal, possibly due to his power saving features.



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  Reply # 672350 14-Aug-2012 16:34 Send private message

I am pretty close now to considering a move to custom ROM. I liked Wanam for the S2. I also would be interested in a ROM and Kernel recommendation.

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  Reply # 672351 14-Aug-2012 16:35 Send private message

Could someone please clarify something for me. I see people talking about "ROMs", "customs", "kernels". Are these all the same thing (i.e. a customised ROM such as CyanogenMod)?

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  Reply # 672354 14-Aug-2012 16:40 Send private message

ROMs and KERNELS are different things. 

quick easy to understand summary I found on here http://androidforums.com/android-lounge/507956-what-difference-between-rom-kernel.html



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  Reply # 672357 14-Aug-2012 16:43 Send private message

networkn: I am pretty close now to considering a move to custom ROM. I liked Wanam for the S2. I also would be interested in a ROM and Kernel recommendation.


I am running the stock Kernel but with the SUPERNEXUS Jelly Bean Build 2 ROM. It is AMAZING.

Basically turns your phone into a nexus running the latest JellyBean OS. 

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1817345

Personally I turned to android from using the new Nexus 7 table and couldn't stand the stock S3 ROM. I am much happier with the Jelly Bean look and function



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  Reply # 672368 14-Aug-2012 16:48 Send private message

mecow: ROMs and KERNELS are different things. 

quick easy to understand summary I found on here http://androidforums.com/android-lounge/507956-what-difference-between-rom-kernel.html


Thanks for that, it explains things a bit better.

So it's possible to replace just the kernel, so long as it was designed to work with your specific ROM.  And it's possible to replace just the ROM, but again it has to have been designed to work with your specific kernel.

Am I correct in thinking that most ROMs come with their own kernel, so you don't have the headache of matching the two up?

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  Reply # 672369 14-Aug-2012 16:51 Send private message

Yeah a ROM will have a kernel with it as it is a complete image of the operating system.

Definitely get that its not easy to just jump straight into it. Considering it is tinkering with a very expensive little computer

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  Reply # 672371 14-Aug-2012 16:52 Send private message

MurrayM:
mecow: ROMs and KERNELS are different things. 

quick easy to understand summary I found on here http://androidforums.com/android-lounge/507956-what-difference-between-rom-kernel.html


Thanks for that, it explains things a bit better.

So it's possible to replace just the kernel, so long as it was designed to work with your specific ROM.  And it's possible to replace just the ROM, but again it has to have been designed to work with your specific kernel.

Am I correct in thinking that most ROMs come with their own kernel, so you don't have the headache of matching the two up?


You got it Murray. ROMS come with a kernel which you can replace, so as long as the ROM supports kernel then you can flash just the kernel into your ROM.

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