Phone overheating, please help

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  1. Nickdroid86

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    I have a rooted 2.2 Droid with kangerade blueberry rom with a 1.1Ghz kernel and setcpu, I can't figure out why it is overheating. It gets REALLY hot. Any thoughs?
     
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    do you have the profiles on on setcpu? maybe lower the processor speed and try that
     
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    Do you have anything monitoring the temperature? Like Temp Monitor is a good app for that... tell us how hot it is getting and what usage you are doing that is getting it hot
     
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    I use SetCPU it's currently showing 42.0C and 107.6F that's at Min: 400, Max:900 with a 1.1Ghz Kernel. I was at 1100 or 1200 before when it was hot.
     
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    Try and lower that 400 to the lowest setting... what you are basically doing is not letting your processor scale below 400 to cool down.

    Honestly I run kangerade without setcpu and never see it go above 40c, even using 1.25gHZ kernel.

    Right now I am using ChevyNo1 1ghz ULV kernel and when I pick it up from idle, it's at 24c.

    Btw, what kernel are you using, ChevyNo1, p3droid?
     
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    Do you have any links you can recommend me for using for kernels and monitoring-wise? I appreciate the help very much. I'd like to use something that's going to be fast yet stay cool, and perhaps not kill the battery as much lol.
     
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    Since I really don't use setcpu or monitor my temps much anymore, no not off the bat... Go to the main page and do a search for SetCPU profiles though, this is how I started on my trek to understanding how the CPU scales and how that effects the temperatures.

    Edit: And I also can't recommend a specific kernel, because each phone is slightly different in its own way, so what works for me, might not work for you. Keep reading my friend.
     
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    And for the kernel you recommend I use the chevyno1 1ghz kernel? Or just use the 1.25 and get the most out of it without upping the minimum? Also what is ULV?
     
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    What kernel are you using right now??
     
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    Yes I highly recommend that with kangerade, make sure to backup before flashing it. Don't run setcpu for a day and watch your temps with an app called Temp Monitor.
     
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    Thanks a ton I appreciate your help and time very much. Flashing now.
     
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    good luck! post your results here
     
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    After playing with it temp monitor is reading 35C 98f and it is much smoother. Might try the 1.2Ghz and see how it handles trial and error.
     
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