4.9 and battery problems

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    Anyone else having TERRIBLE battery life after upgrading to 4.9?
    This is the first real issue I've had with a Chevy ROM since I got my droid.
    Background: Life was great with 4.8, installed over top, now it is very bad. Using the kernel the ROM came with, just like I always do. I don't use anything but Chevy ROMs, but it looks like I gotta go back to 4.8, unless someone can suggest something for me to check.
     
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    Try a full wipe and reinstall. I installed a kernal from 9/23 with the interactive gov instead of the one it came with. unplugged at 6am this morning with light to moderate use and at 70% at 4:15pm.

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    I have the best battery life I've ever had on any ROM actually.
     
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    I've been running a couple of chevys kernels, and on my D1 if I overclock past 800 mhz my battery life goes down hill fast. Right now i'm running his latest 1.2 ghz lv kernel but only clocking it to 800 mhz and getting much much better battery life.

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    i've had excellent battery life with SS v4.9
     
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    13 hrs, 23 mins unplugged and I'm at 50% battery left.

    Light use but a TON of email via Touchdown. I get pounded with email all day from work.
     
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    This is kinda common, boot up in recovery if you have clockworkmod recovery, go to advanced, and choose wipe battery stats.

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    I also have had terrible battery life since upgrading to 4.9 overtop 4.8. Running Chevy's newest 1ghz ULV Kernel
     
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    What does this do? First I've heard of it but I get terrible battery life so I'm intrigued.

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    This I did not know about! I'll have a look! dancedroid
     
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    According to this thread, this is what the Wipe Battery Stats option does...

     
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    Gonna do a wipe/fresh install sometime this week and see what happens.
     
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    Well wiping the battery data from recovery worked for me. Now my battery charge is really lasting a longer time then before and charging more realistically.

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    Was having decent battery life with 4.8 and 4.9. Can't really say right now I am using my droid x.
    I haven't tried chevys ulv kernel yet. My best battery was with 4.7 and what ever was chevys most recent ulv 1.1ghz kernel clocked to 800mhz. It lasted for ever.

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    This rom actually has been the best battery life that I have ever had as well. And I'm overclocking it to 1ghz.

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